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  1. Company profile- Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering's principal activities are the maintenance, modification, repair and overhaul of commercial aircraft and their components. These activities are carried out through three divisions: line maintenance, base maintenance, and components and avionics overhaul. Under its line maintenance division, it provides a comprehensive range of technical ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Third maintenance hangar opens at Chek Lap Kok airport Hong Kong International Airport's third aircraft maintenance hangar officially opened yesterday. Angus Cheung, the chief executive of China Aircraft Services, the hangar's operator, predicted aircraft maintenance demand in the Asia-Pacific would grow 28 per cent in the next 10 years. The new hangar, covering ...

  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Psst … cat's out of the bag on that HK$130b runway

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... perfectly clear that the real reason our airport is congested is that the airlines find it convenient to operate much smaller aircraft there than they did at the old Kai Tak airport. It means all ... them in on smaller aircraft. Mr Poole has a talent for expressing his thoughts succinctly. On the principle that no knife is so sharp as the one on which you cut yourself, I shall thus quote ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Boom in air traffic fuels rise in noise complaints

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Complaints about low-flying aircraft over Hong Kong have rocketed as the boom in air traffic leads to thousands more planes a year flying over densely populated areas as they take off from Chek Lap Kok. The Civil Aviation Department saw complaints about aircraft noise from Hong Kong Island residents nearly treble in the last quarter of 2005, from eight complaints ...

  6. Joint drill to test response in a crisis

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will simulate the search for an aircraft forced to ditch in the South China Sea 80 nautical miles southwest of Hong Kong after an engine catches fire. A PLA patrol vessel will be sent to the area to locate the aircraft, which will be represented by rubber tyres. The US coastguard and air force and the GFS will also help with the search. Yesterday, a simulated search and rescue operation ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - AIRLINE SAFETY

    Engine fault leaves Cathay passengers stuck at airport for 18 hours

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... hours after the scheduled 4.20pm departure, passengers realised it was the same aircraft. Before the plane started to taxi, the lights blacked out twice due to faulty ground power, prompting ... handbook, which caused some inconvenience to passengers, and the aircraft's safety had not been at risk. On December 10, 351 passengers on a Hong Kong-bound Cathay Pacific Airbus had ...

  8. Japanese airliner cleared after fire scare

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong An All Nippon Airways aircraft with nearly 200 passengers and crew was forced to return to Chek Lap Kok Airport about an hour after takeoff when the smell of burning was detected. The airline said it came from a burn mark on a seat it believed was caused by a cigarette lighter. The plane took off at 4am after a delay of two hours, arriving in Tokyo at 8am. ...

  9. Engineer dies in airport shuttle bus crash

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo An inspector for the Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company died and four other people were injured when their shuttle bus crashed into a barrier on South Runway Road at Chek Lap Kok airport at about 3.40pm yesterday. The 63-year-old man, named Pang, was declared dead at Princess Margaret Hospital. The others suffered minor injuries. Pang is survived by his wife, ...

  10. Aviation work to take wing

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... potential major market, with airlines planning to buy about 5,000 aircraft over the next 20 years, while the state, with its ambitions for the aviation industry, aims to design and build its own ...




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