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  1. Firm scores with eco-friendly solutions

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said. The most effective way for DHL Express to improve the CO{-2} efficiency of its air fleet is to invest in newer, more efficient aircraft. It continually replaces older aircraft in its fleet and assigns new aircraft to intercontinental routes. One example is the use of six Boeing B747-400F aircraft on its transpacific routes in co-operation with Polar Air Cargo. DHL will this year start ...

  2. Haeco is flying high to meet green challenge

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis AS HONG KONG'S only aviation service company, maintaining and keeping many of the worlds most sophisticated aircraft flying efficiently and safely provides the Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co (Haeco) with plenty of exciting challenges, including overcoming potentially environmentally damaging processes. Haeco environmental protection and industrial safety manager ...

  3. Transparency required on defence spending

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese warships and military transport aircraft made a relatively small but vital contribution as nearly 36,000 Chinese nationals were rescued by air, sea and land over 10 days in the biggest ... of the J20 stealth jet fighter, aircraft carriers and anti-carrier missiles, and special programmes such as the purchase of key equipment from overseas. Foreign analysts believe real growth ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... less than stellar investment performance. La Grande Bouffe One of the advantages of buying an Airbus is that you not only get a reasonable aircraft but you also get to sample the superb French food which Airbus unstintingly lays on. Particularly for Cathay Pacific since it has bought some US$7.7 billion worth of aircraft from the company. Cathay recently took delivery of a new Airbus ...

  5. Acid rain points to looming crisis for the nation

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... until September this year, instead of starting in July. Along with using aircraft to seed the clouds, the authorities will also launch rockets and fire modified anti-aircraft guns at clouds. ...

  6. IATA puts faith in biofuels to cut reliance on oil

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis in Geneva Aircraft fuelled by algae or household waste may seem the stuff of science fiction, but the International Air Transport Association is encouraging the global airline industry to use biofuels to cut its dependency on oil and reduce air emissions. The initiative is in its infancy with just a handful of carriers including Japan Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic ...

  7. Private jet travel a selfish form of transport and major polluter

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... aircraft is an acceptable status symbol. One report said a private jet would be ideal for the Shanghai executive attending an early morning meeting in Beijing but wishing to have a late night ...

  8. The real cost of travel

    Posted Oct 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the rest coming from ships, trains and aircraft. Other sources say air traffic contributes 2 per cent of all emissions of carbon dioxide, one of the most common gasses blamed for global warming. ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... jet-stream abuse. What do I mean? Well, it is common knowledge that for many decades, more and increasingly powerful jet aircraft have been systematically cadging lifts in the nearest jet stream when ... flowing in that stream. Self-evidently the effect must be to both slow and distort the jet stream. Furthermore since all aircraft are using the stream in the same direction such effects must ...

  10. Economic crisis gives us a chance to become environmentally friendly

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in South China, our trucks, ships and aircraft consume a lot of fossil fuel. I believe our power stations should come up with a strategy to develop renewable energy resources. We are using ...




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