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  1. Aircraft maintenance trainees sent home amid dispute

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng A staff training programme between the Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company, or HAECO, and its mainland subsidiary has been suspended because of a dispute over the way trainees are allegedly treated. The decision by Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Company to temporarily halt the programme and send 140 of its aircraft maintenance trainees back to Xiamen ...

  2. Families offered free trip over city on Cathay's new aircraft

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tung Chung families who have never flown can sign up for the chance to enjoy a two-hour free trip over Hong Kong on a new Boeing aircraft this month. The special ride coincides ... will have to go through immigration. Exact times and routes would be announced later, a Cathay spokeswoman said. Cathay Pacific Airways will launch the first of 23 new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft ...

  3. Unruly aircraft passengers could end up in prison

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... people who misbehave on board Hong Kong-controlled aircraft fined up to $50,000 and jailed for up to six months. Offences covered by the amendment to the Aviation Security Ordinance include: obstructing crew members; failing to obey instructions from the aircraft commander or crew to protect aircraft safety; disorderly behaviour; tampering or interfering with parts of the aircraft; being ...

  4. Company profile- Swire Pacific

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Swire Pacific's businesses cover airline services and catering, aircraft engineering, property investment and trading, hotels, industries, trading, and marine services. ...

  5. Biplane left hanging as pupils help celebrate a century of flight in HK

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Using schoolchildren to pull a replica 102-year-old aircraft to celebrate a century of flight in Hong Kong- while raising money for charity- must have seemed a good idea last year. But while the record-breaking 'aircraft pull' will go ahead as planned this morning, the replica Farman biplane will not be among the four aircraft being tugged by more than 200 ...

  6. Hong Kong Jet boost as private-plane sales soar

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in demand by adding 10 aircraft to its fleet that 10 weeks ago numbered just one jet. The fleet is valued at US$420 million. Two of the 11 aircraft, a Gulfstream G550 and a Gulfstream G-IV, are owned by the company and are used for chartered flights. The G550 is an ultra-long-haul aircraft that can fly non-stop from Hong Kong to London or San Francisco. The remaining nine planes ...

  7. Aviation work may take off

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Despite the seasonal blip, airline maintenance job prospects remain positive. Even when aircraft are not flying, they still have to be maintained. Moreover, Hong Kong is deemed superior ... market. More airlines mean more aircraft, and thus more maintenance - and job opportunities. Young people wishing to work in this industry can consider applying for aircraft mechanic courses. ...

  8. Business is soaring

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by Mark Regan

    ... the aircraft maintenance industry too is growing rapidly. In fact, the projected growth of the aircraft industry and its supporting industries has led to a high demand for qualified personnel. 'The market is extremely robust in Hong Kong and the mainland,' said Ashok Sathianathan, executive general manager, Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company (Haeco). 'There are low-cost ...

  9. Biennial event prepares for HK touchdown

    Posted Aug 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... chains for the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China programmes, along with Airbus now assembling A320 aircraft in the mainland. 'These represent a significant change to the airline ... will be exhibiting at the event. Fourteen aircraft, up from six at the previous event, will be on display in the static display area at Hong Kong International Airport, including star examples of business ...

  10. Hard landing

    Posted Jun 07th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly There was hard tackling last night when sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, swapping their sea legs for soccer boots, took on local players from the Kwun Tong Sports Promotion Association in Kowloon Bay. The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier arrived in Hong Kong last week. The stopover, the first of this tour of duty, gives the 5,000-strong crew ...




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