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  1. Carrier to shed Boeing aircraft

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong Airlines (HKA) will phase out its five Boeing 737-800 aircraft following an order from the Civil Aviation Department banning any further growth until it meets all the safety requirements for operating a bigger fleet. The department's unprecedented ban imposed on July 17 will stop Hong Kong Airlines from adding aircraft or diversifying into other plane types. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014170/carrier-shed-boeing-aircraft
  2. Slump could idle 13pc of aircraft by year-end

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... of aircraft will be grounded by the end of the year, matching the level after the attacks. That would mean another 400 aircraft left idle worldwide this year as air traffic demand evaporated, according to research by aerospace consultant Ascend. There are now 2,300 idled aircraft, more than 11 per cent of the global fleet of 20,293. About 1,167 of these planes were grounded last year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/671292/slump-could-idle-13pc-aircraft-year-end
  3. Cathay unveils new aircraft, cabin designs

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Cathay Pacific Airways is introducing new aircraft and cabin designs on its North America and Middle East routes to attract more business and first-class passengers. The first Boeing 777-300 ER (extended range) left Everett, Washington for delivery to Cathay in Hong Kong on Friday. The planes will be equipped with full-flat beds in business class and fixed-shell seats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/610002/cathay-unveils-new-aircraft-cabin-designs
  4. Cathay buys five aircraft to boost its regional services

    Posted Apr 15th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Analysts say the purchase should help fill the gaps in the airline's growth strategy Cathay Pacific Airways yesterday said it would buy five mid-range aircraft from Airbus Industries and Boeing and had agreed to lease three more. Industry insiders valued the deal at about US$700 million. Hong Kong's leading airline will take delivery of the aircraft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/452115/cathay-buys-five-aircraft-boost-its-regional-services
  5. Cathay, Dragonair to buy 8 aircraft for use as freighters

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Hong Kong's top two airlines will spend up to US$500 million in buying eight long-range aircraft for conversion to freighters as they modernise their fleets and target new markets. Cathay Pacific Airways and Hong Kong Dragon Airlines (Dragonair) have agreed to buy the used B747-400 passenger aircraft with Boeing conversion kits from Singapore Airlines (SIA), ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/452412/cathay-dragonair-buy-8-aircraft-use-freighters
  6. Haeco may build fourth maintenance hangar

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co is 'actively considering' the development of a fourth maintenance hangar at Chek Lap Kok airport following a raft of orders for new aircraft ... pointed out that design and construction would require a minimum of two-and-a-half to three years. Considering the growth in the aircraft maintenance business, he said the facility could be needed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/970678/haeco-may-build-fourth-maintenance-hangar
  7. Cathay orders six more A350-900s

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The airline, which already has more than 90 aircraft on order, said the basic list price of the planes totaled US$1.63 billion, but that it had received 'significant price concessions' from Airbus. The European planemaker raised the list price of most of its aircraft by 3.9 per cent from January 1. Captain Richard Hall, the airline's director of flight operations, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990734/cathay-orders-six-more-a350-900s
  8. Profit slump at China Southern; Cathay splurges

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... growth in the first half for the projected profit slump. The carrier, which is ranked as Asia's largest airline in both number of aircraft and passengers carried, had already seen a 74.2 per ... with a 4 per cent rise last year. China Southern's profit warning came as rival carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said it planned to splash out billions of dollars on new aircraft for delivery from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006479/profit-slump-china-southern-cathay-splurges
  9. Cathay's new Airbus 330-300 now in HK

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Updated at 6.58pm: Leading carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said on Friday its new Airbus 330-300 aircraft was now in Hong Kong - giving the airline a fleet of 95 aircraft. The company said in a statement the Airbus 330-300 arrived in the territory on Thursday. Manufactured in France, the huge, state-of-the-art aircraft will serve on flights to Australia and the Middle East, Cathay said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510168/cathays-new-airbus-330-300-now-hk
  10. Buoyant Cathay outlines plans to increase fleet

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Cathay Pacific yesterday said that with increasing air traffic demand in sight, it is increasing its fleet this year. The carrier said it would take delivery of five airliners this year, including four Boeing 777-300ERs and an Airbus 330-300- the same number of new planes as last year, one of the peak years for aircraft delivery. The carrier also deferred the mothballing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703561/buoyant-cathay-outlines-plans-increase-fleet

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