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  1. Business - Companies - MONDAY FACE

    A spirited family business

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 04:50am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com With the 300-year-old cognac Martell out of his family's hands, Michel Firino Martell is tapping the Asian market with his own wine and spirits ... is seeking to make his own mark in the world of wine and spirits. Instead of tapping the mass market, he has his own business selling limited edition wine to Chinese and Asian markets, tapping ...

  2. Asian shippers to feel sea change over pricing

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... more competition or face possible prosecution. Trade to Europe is the Asian industry's second-biggest market after the United States. Intra-Asian shipping trade is not expected ... Charlotte So Exemption's end will leave firms open to scrutiny Asian shipping lines sending cargo to Europe face the same antitrust scrutiny as that directed against airlines ...

  3. Airlines struggle with pilot shortage

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Kong Airlines said it could not afford high salaries for its pilots, making them hire from Southeast Asian recruitment markets including Malaysia and Singapore. A budget airline in Shanghai has ... such as marketing and maintenance. 'Flying has lost its glamour as a profession to the technology business,' said Sherry Carbary, president of Alteon Training, an independent pilot training ...

  4. Budget air carrier for Macau close to launch

    Posted Jan 24th 2006, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... period of three years. Southeast Asian destinations, which remain under-developed markets for Macau airlines, are known to be another focus of the new venture. 'It could fly to Singapore, ... from, namely Shanghai, Beijing, Xiamen, Nanjing and Shenzhen. That means the new carrier could fly only to the second-tier cities which Air Macau did not cover. Market talk ahead ...

  5. Business - China Business

    China's exporters upbeat about 2014

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:27am by Charlotte So

    ... to rise. "Recovery in the property market has had a spill-over effect on the job market and consumer confidence in the US recently," he said. "It's just a matter of time when demand from the US rebounds fully." The US will replace the European Union as the most important market for exporters in the next six months, the survey said. One-third of the exporters said ...

  6. Business - Companies - LISTINGS

    Kerry Logistics gears up for mainland e-commerce surge

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 05:09am by Charlotte So

    ... as the largest e-commerce market. The largest warehouse and distribution centre operator in Greater China and Asean markets will raise up to HK$2.2 billion in its initial public offering. The Hong Kong public offering will begin today with the shares offered in a range of between HK$8.80 and HK$10.20 per share. That would give the firm a market capitalisation of HK$14.58 billion to HK$16.9 ...

  7. Jet makers zoom in on China Inc

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Business jet manufacturers from six countries are banking on 16 aircraft exhibited at Hong Kong's three-day biennial air show to lure buyers in the Greater China market ... years, David Dixon, a regional vice-president for Bombardier, said at the Asian Aerospace International Expo and Congress yesterday. That number could grow to 2,100 jets in the next 20 years, he ...

  8. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Global emissions deal may get green light

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... emissions that could cost the aviation industry billions of dollars a year might get the go-ahead despite objections from China and India, which say Asian airlines would be unfairly hit. ... carbon scheme last year in the face of opposition from the United States, China and India, but suspended it to make room for a global-market-based emissions reduction framework. It aims to resume ...

  9. Cathay records HK$7.6b loss in fuel hedging

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Cathay Pacific Airways has joined its American and Chinese counterparts in reporting huge fuel-hedging losses, plunging the previously profitable Asian carrier into an expected record loss for last year. The mark-to-market loss on Cathay's fuel-hedging contracts as of the end of last month amounted to HK$7.6 billion, deepening from the HK$2.8 billion loss ...

  10. Asia-Pacific air travel tops North America's

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Australia and New Zealand in the region and excludes the Middle East. Globally, passenger numbers last year dropped 3.5 per cent. Asian carriers have begun restoring to their schedules flights cut ... to pre-crisis levels. 'Demand for both business and leisure travel has started to pick up, particularly in the mainland market,' Dragonair chief executive James Tong said. The mainland ...




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