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  1. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Firm fuel prices force Asian airlines into hedging

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:21am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Move indicates carriers expect little movementin costs, putting pressure on profits Firm fuel prices force Asian airlines into hedging Top Asian airlines are hedging ... cent of most airlines' overall operating costs and an effective hedging strategy is crucial as heightened competition forces carriers to cut fares and operate on thin margins. While ...

  2. News - China Insider - AVIATION

    Air China faces heat for allegedly sneaking Red Cross official past closed boarding gate

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:39pm by Amy Li

    ... the spokesperson said. “This is something Air China would not do,” said Fan Cheng, vice-president and executive director of the flag carrier, according to news portal Hexun.com. When reporters asked him ... response failed to pacify mainland microbloggers, who continued to blast the carrier for “not telling the truth” and bending the rules. “Why is the Red Cross [officer] still not sacked?” many ...

  3. 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

    ... unhurt and were transferred to other carriers. The incident came as the search continues for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which vanished two weeks ago, and three days after another of the carrier's jets suffered a shattered windscreen when it hit birds as it landed in Kathmandu, Nepal. Veteran commercial pilot Jeremy Tam Man-ho said there was usually no need to divert a flight ...

  4. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Dogfight on the cards as more low-cost carriers launch in the region

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 12:27am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com More low-cost carriers will soon be launched in the region, promising a stiff Battle with full-service airlines for passengers and landing slots at airports Dogfight on the cards A dogfight is looming in the horizon as more budget carriers come on stream, bringing them head-to-head with the likes of Cathay Pacific Airways, China Southern ...

  5. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China signs deal to extend domestic production of Airbus A320 for 10 years

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 10:58am by Reuters

    ... opposition to a European Union scheme forcing airlines to join an emissions mechanism that Beijing feared could harm its carriers. Airbus said China had agreed to buy 70 aircraft, including 43 A320 ...

  6. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Qatar Airways deal could help Cathay Pacific regain Europe traffic

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

    ... The carriers will share the route's costs and profits and will align their services, including sharing lounges at the airports. It is Cathay's third partnership of the kind in recent years. ... Emirates has amassed an order book of 385 aircraft including 200 ordered at the Dubai Air Show in November. The carriers' aggressive expansion of their fleets and networks have succeeded ...

  7. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Weak passenger revenues could offset fuel cost savings at Big Three airlines

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 10:47am by Charlotte So

    ... is the single largest cost for the carriers and accounts for more than 40 per cent of their operating costs. Growth in passenger numbers at the Big Three slowed to single-digit percentages last year. ...

  8. Business - Companies - AVIATION

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

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

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Budget carrier mulls leasing option as long delay in gaining operating permit from city's regulator forces seven aircraft to remain idle Licence ... parked in Toulouse, a production base for Airbus. Two more aircraft would be delivered by June. The carrier would sell the aircraft to the leasing company and lease them back for operations. ...

  9. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Malaysia Airlines has previous conviction for 'falsifying passport details to allow passenger on board'

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 11:28am by DANNY LEE

    ... government by falsifying passport identity records, it has emerged, and was also prosecuted for a similar incident in 2007. A New Zealand court fined the Malaysian national carrier NZ$5,500 ... on the conviction. However, Hugh Dunleavy, an executive vice president at Malaysia Airlines, told the Daily Telegraph on the subject of security checks that it was not the carrier’s responsibility ...

  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    New budget carrier no threat to Hong Kong airlines

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:55am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Taiwan's new low-cost airline is not expected to put much of a dent in balance sheets of Hong Kong carriers, which chase high-end travellers New budget carrier no threat to HK airlines A new Taiwan-based budget carrier floated by China Airlines and Tiger Airways is unlikely to squeeze Hong Kong airlines much as local companies' target ...




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