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  1. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Hong Kong's role as air hub doomed unless third runway is built soon

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:09pm by DAVID DODWELL

    ... David Dodwell For Hong Kong to remain as a regional hub, the government must proceed soon with building a third runway at Chek Lap Kok or risk losing out to rivals Running out of options Can Shenzhen airport and the other Pearl River Delta airports ride in like white knights to save the day for Hong Kong's increasingly congested Chek Lap Kok? As environmental lobbyists ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Power failure forces Malaysia Airlines flight to stop in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 12:17pm by Phila Siu, Danny Lee in Malaysia

    ... Phila Siu and Danny Lee in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Airlines jet diverts to HK A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Hong Kong ... hours later. But Flight MH066 was forced to land in Hong Kong at 2.53am due to an "inoperative aircraft generator which supplies normal electrical power". All 271 passengers were ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong will suffer without a third runway, expert says

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com City 'will suffer if new runway is not built' Hong Kong "will start suffering" because of a lack of airport capacity- as does London- ... pollution. Echevarne said a new runway in Hong Kong would bring more benefits to the region than having it in other cities like Shenzhen or Guangzhou because of the Hong Kong airport's greater ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong drone pilot's fine dropped as US authorities plan appeal

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by AFP, DANNY LEE

    ... against Hong Kong-based Raphael Pirker for operating a drone while filming a commercial in 2011. Pirker was fined US$10,000 and the court decision could open up the United States' skies ... to be used in an advertisement for its medical school. The agency alleged that Pirker- who now runs a drone business in Hong Kong- had operated a drone without a pilot's licence ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong woman named as passenger on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:00pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com HK woman aboard missing plane A 45-year-old Hong Kong woman was on board the Malaysia Airlines plane, the Immigration Department confirmed yesterday. Lui Ching was listed as a Chinese national on the passenger manifest. A source close to the department said the woman arrived in Hong Kong on a one-way permit and had obtained residency after ...

  6. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Dubai nudging Hong Kong out as transit hub between Asia-Pacific and Europe

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 11:15am by Charlotte So

    ... the passenger-handling capacity of Hong Kong's airport, which is expected to run out by 2018, with a third runway- due to be completed 10 years from now- will fail to restore the city's role as a transit hub for flights between Asia-Pacific and Europe, analysts say. Middle Eastern airports are muscling in on that turf, and Hong Kong may increasingly have to rely on traffic from ...

  7. News - China - AVIATION

    Cathay passengers from New York stuck on plane in Zhuhai for 16 hours when hailstorm hit on March 30

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:17am by AP

    ... haul from New York to Hong Kong any day, at 15 to 16 hours. So imagine what it was like being stuck on board a further 18 hours-plus when a black rainstorm two weeks ago forced a Cathay Pacific ... yesterday. According to the local customs district, officials worked continuously to accommodate 16 new crew members, who took a high-speed ferry from Hong Kong. Customs officials set up a temporary ...

  8. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Hong Kong faces threat over hub status on kangaroo route

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:24am by Charlotte So

    ... hub status on kangaroo route Hong Kong used to be a major transit point for the kangaroo route between Europe and Australia, but the city is in danger of losing its shine as a hub for the extra-long flight with the rise of Middle East carriers in the Australian market. Virgin Atlantic's decision to drop the Sydney-Hong Kong route from May and Qantas skipping the city for its ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Dozens of Hong Kong-based Virgin Atlantic cabin crew to lose jobs

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:04am by Charlotte So

    ... Kong-based cabin crew could lose their jobs after Virgin Atlantic announced it would suspend its daily service between Hong Kong and Sydney from May 5 as part of a cost-cutting plan after losses of £173 million (HK$2.19 billion) in the past two years. The airline employs 158 Hong Kong-based cabin crew for its Hong Kong to Sydney and Hong Kong to London routes. "Unfortunately, our ...

  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Jetstar Hong Kong grounds 7 new Airbus planes as licence approval delayed

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 11:37am by Charlotte So

    ... wait puts Jetstar in a spot over new planes Jetstar Hong Kong is in talks to sell some of its fleet of new Airbus 320 planes and lease them back in a bid to cut the crippling costs ... "As Jetstar Hong Kong is still progressing through the regulatory process, the board is evaluating options to manage its fleet in the short term, with a small number of aircraft ...




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