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  1. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Deal on carbon emissions up in the air

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by CHARLOTTE SDO

    ... by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) for discussion at the assembly in September of the organisation's 190 member states. The three options are buying credit to offset carbon emissions, ... said Wei Zhenzhong, the secretary general of the China Aviation Transport Association. The European Union suspended application of its carbon credit trading scheme on non-European airlines ...

  2. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China aircraft leasing market thrives but glut lurks

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 07:59pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... to the long-term nature of the order periods. "The global airline industry is highly cyclical and prone to exogenous shocks," Fitch said. "Aircraft lessors have enjoyed minimal credit ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Third Hong Kong runway gets backing of 2,500 pilots 'to stop air congestion'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Phila Siu

    ... planes to wait for 15 minutes or more to take off. This has resulted in higher fuel usage and carbon emissions, according to the Hong Kong Airline Pilots Association, which represents pilots ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - AVIATION

    Pilots aim for first solar-powered aircraft circumnavigation of globe

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:22pm by Jamie Carter

    ... batteries that add a further 633kg. Thankfully, the Solar Impulse 2 is made from carbon fibre and is one of the most aerodynamic and energy efficient planes ever designed. Test flights are already ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    British Airways faces strike threat over junior cabin crew pay

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:09pm by GDN

    ... easyJet and Ryanair. Unions claim many BA cabin crew rely on working tax credits to supplement basic salaries, believed to be a little over £12,000 (HK$158,000), though the airline says earnings ...

  6. News - World - AVIATION

    Beijing applauds EU freeze on aviation carbon tax

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... at EU's carbon tax freeze China, along with the aviation industry, has applauded the European Union's suspension of its carbon tax for one year on flights to and from non-EU countries. ... in international co-operation on climate change, but opposed any unilateral measures like the EU carbon tax, said Hong. Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific said it welcomed the suspension of the tax ...

  7. News - World - AVIATION

    Teen stowaway who survived in wheel well of five-hour flight forces security review

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:36pm by Associated Press in Honolulu

    ... in Nigeria survived a 35-minute trip in the wheel well of a domestic flight after stowing away. Authorities credited the flight’s short duration and its altitude of about 25,000 feet (7620 meters). ...

  8. Business - AVIATION

    Chinese airlines defy Europe over emissions rules

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Charlotte So and Agence France-Presse Mainland airlines say Beijing told them not to provide data to EC's greenhouse gas scheme Air carriers defy Europe over emission rules Mainland air carriers will continue to defy the European Commission's order to comply with its carbon emissions trading scheme and provide flight data to and within Europe. An executive from China ...

  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Boeing reviews 777X sites after union talks fail

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 01:40am by BLOOM

    ... aircraft, its carbon-fibre wing and other components, said spokesman Doug Alder. Boeing is reviewing 54 potential sites. It planned to move quickly to narrow the list, making a decision on a 777 ...

  10. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Global emissions deal may get green light

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

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com China and India oppose framework, demand a different standard Global emissions deal may get green light A United Nations-brokered deal on carbon ... The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is trying to mediate a global deal that brings all countries under an airline carbon emission scheme from 2020. The European Union started a regional ...




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