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  1. When will low-cost airlines depart from Asia?

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... subsidiary]. If there are unused traffic routes between Singapore and another country, then the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore could enable another airline to operate on those routes. Obviously, we want to take advantage of any routes that already exist.' Peter Harbison, managing director, Centre for Asia-Pacific Aviation: 'The low-cost airline phenomenon is creating ...

  2. Civil service recruiting drive hots up

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... police recruitment, the Chinese Personnel Newspaper reported. Many departments under the State Council including tax, trade and commerce, and aviation are also recruiting competitively. But while ... In a bid to increase transparency, the selection process is being overhauled In a push for transparency in the civil service, the mainland is opening up competition for posts. Authorities ...

  3. Helicopter recovery accelerates

    Posted Sep 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the approach of Typhoon Dujuan. An investigation team, comprising three experts from France and five officers from the Civil Aviation Department, has been set up to investigate the accident. Chief ... Officers from the Civil Aviation Department and the Civil Aid Service cut down trees surrounding the main sections of wreckage so that it could be taken to the foot of the hillside by helicopter. ...

  4. Soar spot

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Kong's Civil Aviation Department (CAD) insists it has 'contributed a great deal to the development of private flying'. In a statement, CAD says it has supported 'events that help ... On the eve of the centenary of flight, Simon Parry reports on a group of diehard amateur aviators who are battling to keep the dream of private flight aloft AT AN AGE when many people ...

  5. Aviation ties with Australia set for takeoff

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Mainland signs pact doubling capacity for international flights to key cities In yet another landmark move to open the mainland's civil aviation industry to the outside world, an air ... inked between the General Administration for Civil Aviation of China and French authorities in January. Peter Harbison, managing director of the Centre for Asia-Pacific Aviation, a Sydney-based ...

  6. EU aviation talks with US set tone for open-skies deals

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... with the CAAC [Civil Aviation Administration of China] have been very promising,' Mr Weber said. On Tuesday, several media reports quoted Lufthansa officials, Mr Weber among them, as saying Air ... A TOP EXECUTIVE at Lufthansa Airlines believes it is crucial for the European Union and the United States to make progress in their first round of aviation negotiations as it will set ...

  7. Gearbox problem grounds Eurocopters

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Eurocopter and an airworthiness inspection from the Civil Aviation Department. We have found no other problems,' Mr Wu said. Representatives from the B1s' Franco-German manufacturer were expected to arrive in Hong Kong last night to assist the investigation. 'We need to know why [the part was broken],' Mr Wu said. Civil Aviation Department officials said the GFS would ...

  8. Aviator wants to bring back thrills of Kai Tak

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Francis Chin Yiu-cheong knows the exhilaration of landing at Kai Tak - and he wants the experience to be kept alive for the next generation of flying enthusiasts. The aviator ... there was still a way to preserve Kai Tak. He wrote to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, proposing that the southeast tip of the Kai Tak runway be developed into a Hong Kong General Aviation Park. It could ...

  9. Planned aviation fuel facility 'will put steel mill in danger'

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Department's (EPD) decision on August 28 last year granting a permit for the construction of the aviation fuel facility next to the mill in Area 38 of the Tuen Mun Planning Area. The steel mill is also ... hazard assessment is fundamentally flawed because it fails to identify and assess the risk associated with a catastrophic failure of one of the aviation fuel storage tanks, that is instantaneous ...

  10. How it unfolded

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with helicopter. 11pm: The Civil Aviation Department launches search. 11.30pm: The Fire Services Department is called in. 1.20am: A sea search is stood down after the first piece of wreckage is found ...




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