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  1. News - China - AVIATION

    Engineers pursue the ‘Blue Whale’ - the helicopter that can exceed 700km/h

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Blue Whale among the most innovative - and risky - designs on drawing board as Chinese engineers try to build world's fastest helicopter Breaking ... are solved," said Professor Chen Ming , an expert on helicopter design at Beihang University in Beijing. "To me the future is very uncertain." Chen and several other mainland helicopter ...

  2. News - China - AVIATION

    Safety fears as Chinese airports order planes to take off regardless

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Flights may leave on time, but planes may circle for hours awaiting landing slots at destinations Safety fear over orders to take off regardless Eight major mainland airports are trying to reduce flight delays by ordering commercial planes to take off on time - even if they have no landing slot at their destination. The drastic move, ordered ...

  3. News - China - AVIATION

    Chinese airports the worst when it comes to delays

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Beijing Capital sinks further in past six months, with just 18pc of flights now departing on time Mainland airports and airlines are the worst for on-time departures and arrivals, according to a report that tracks air travel around the world. More worryin ...

  4. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Chinese radar expert has doubts that Malaysian airliner simply 'vanished'

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Radar technology is advanced enough to track an aircraft 'even after an explosion' Airliners don't just disappear, expert says Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could not just "disappear", a Chinese military radar expert said yesterday, and asked whether Vietnamese authorities were withholding crucial information or if staff ...

  5. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Five young children among missing Malaysia Airlines passengers as air search called off

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 09:05am by DANNY LEE, Andrea Chen, AGENCIES

    ... Danny Lee, Andrea Chen, Keith Zhai, Lana Lam and Patrick Boehler Search for missing plane will resume at daylight, airline says An air search for a missing Malaysian Airlines passenger jet was on Saturday night called off until daylight, the company said, as a full list of passengers and crew on board was released by the company. Five children aged from two to four years- two from ...

  6. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Taiwan airlines join budget race amid shift in demand

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 01:41am by Ralph Jennings

    ... savings of no-frills carriers. [Taiwanese carriers] see that there’s money so now they want to come in TINA CHEN, SINOPAC SECURITIES "Some foreign budget airlines are starting to use ... such as flight destinations, service frequencies and fares. Demand would come largely from Taiwanese backpackers, said Tina Chen, an aviation analyst with SinoPac Securities in Taipei. Passengers ...

  7. News - China - AVIATION

    China loosens military control over airspace

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Small commercial flights will no longer need the approval of the PLA, making it quicker and easier to use a private plane on the mainland Nation's airspace thrown open Zipping between mainland cities on a private plane or helicopter should become quicker and easier after the government said it was loosening the military's grip over ...

  8. News - China - AVIATION

    Security tighter at China's airports after bomb set off

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Authorities deny tighter measures are in response to weekend blast in Beijing Security tighter at airports after bomb set off Some mainland airports have ramped up security checks after a home-made bomb was set off at Beijing Capital International Airport at the weekend, but the government denied that the new measures were linked to the small ...

  9. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Low-cost Chinese airlines target expansion in Taiwan

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... shopping during flights. "They would have a market here," said Tina Chen, an aviation analyst with SinoPac Securities in Taipei. "The most common passengers are businesspeople, ... flights. Juneyao Airlines could not be reached for comment. Expect a few bumps, analysts warn. While Taiwanese businesspeople and backpackers might choose a mainland discount airline, Chen said, ...

  10. News - China - AVIATION

    China mourns students from Zhejiang school killed in San Francisco air crash

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Agence France-Presse and Stephen Chen Chinese passengers give accounts of final moments of Asiana Airlines flight that crashed at San Francisco airport and burst into flames Zhejiang crash victims mourned China was in mourning yesterday for two teenage girls killed when a South Korean passenger jet crashed at San Francisco airport. Many reached out to their families, only too aware ...




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