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  1. Air China moves closer to control over Cathay

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Carol Chan, Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So and Carol Chan Air China yesterday raised its stake in Cathay Pacific Airways to almost 30 per cent, moving closer to the ultimate goal of taking control of Hong Kong's flag carrier. But Air China's ambition to take a controlling stake in one of the world's most respected airlines is raising disquiet because of their differing management styles ...

  2. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Jetstar woos Hong Kong investors to secure regulatory nod

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... is inviting local investors on board to defuse political opposition to its take-off. The company - owned by China Eastern Airlines and Jetstar Group, a unit of Australian airline Qantas - lodged its ... the new rules on applications for operating licences would be gazetted in September, then it said December, and then it delayed them to April," said a senior executive at China Eastern who ...

  3. Shareholders throw out China Eastern-SIA deal

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Cathay Pacific plans to buy a stake in China Eastern to team up with Air China to block Singapore Airlines' bid. September 24: Cathay Pacific aborts its bid following political opposition ... Rebuff opens door for Air China taking bigger stake in rival China Eastern Airlines Corp's minority shareholders have voted against a tie-up with Singapore Airlines, torpedoing ...

  4. China Eastern shares soar 18pc on talk of merger with Shanghai Air

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Shares of China Eastern Airlines Corp surged as much as 18 per cent yesterday on speculation that the struggling carrier will merge with Shanghai Airlines, strengthening its grip on the aviation market in the mainland's richest city. The proposed consolidation had been approved by the Shanghai city government in principle, China Business News reported. Shares ...

  5. Vision builds up a winning complex

    Posted Dec 08th 2005, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... and founder of Chen Hsong Holdings and Chiang Chen Industrial Charity Foundation. 'There are many people in mainland China who had suffered from the harsh economic environment by the time I set up the foundation. My desire has been to change China from an agricultural to an industrial country and further into a politically well-developed country,' Mr Chiang said. Phil Yang, ...

  6. Dependable pragmatist steers China Southern

    Posted May 18th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So If the former chief of China Southern Airlines, Liu Shaoyong, could be compared to an aircraft, it would be a Concorde- fast and flamboyant. If his replacement, Si Xianmin, ... managers of China Southern and its parent company, with a 90 per cent approval vote. That contrasts with the heads of the other big state-run carriers who are handpicked by Beijing. Mr Liu left ...

  7. Private jet travel set to take off on revised rules

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... China as well as the growing importance of the upmarket aviation sector to the economy. Long the ultimate status symbol in the West, the growing convenience of private jets on the mainland ... private jet manufacturers such as Airbus and Gulfstream and more business for charter operations. Greater China will overtake the Middle East as the largest corporate jet client for Airbus, ...

  8. News - China

    Chronic corruption behind Dongguan village uprisings

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... to the problem. The villages, which stand at the lowest level of the nation's political structure, are allowed to elect members of a village administration committee, despite democracy being absent at any other level of the mainland's political system. In order to win, candidates in local elections often make unrealistic promises and hand out money to gain the support of villagers. ...

  9. Aviation veteran says airlines in for nasty flight

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Aircraft Engineering from March 1995 to August 2006, and as a non-executive director of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp, Hysan Development and Air China. How can airlines survive the tough ... The airline business has more politics and regulatory issues then shipping. Aviation also has more of a retail element than shipping. People need to fly though they will cut back during economic ...



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