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  1. Check out Hong Kong's aviation history at SkyPlaza

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... ELAINE YAU An exhibition on the local aviation industry is being held at the Aviation Discovery Centre at the SkyPlaza at the Hong Kong International Airport. Five organisations, including the Scout Association of Hong Kong, the Civil Aviation Department and the Government Flying Service, have contributed exhibits and video footage so the public learn more about the roles they play ...

  2. Aviation big guns will help identify opportunities at Congress

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the Congress are: Norman Lo, director-general of the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department; Tony Tyler, chief executive of Cathay Pacific Airways; Larry Dickenson, vice-president sales, Boeing; and Steve ... of the Congress will cover air transport strategy, air transport operations and aerospace technology. Complementing the main themes will be specialist master classes on topics such as business aviation ...

  3. Aviation minister opposes merger

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So The head of the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) says he personally disapproves of consolidation among the three big mainland airlines, adding ... to let just one or two airlines provide the service,' Mr Gao said. CAAC is the only government department that has expressed views on the potential restructuring of the country's ...

  4. Bullets on board

    Posted Mar 09th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... - together with its cockpit crew - by Air China to help its rapid expansion with the boom in mainland air movements. Under a controversial arrangement approved by the Civil Aviation Department (CAD), ... bodyguards and security guards on board was that, as Hong Kong-registered aircraft, the Dragonair planes are subject to Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (CAD) rules on security - and those rules ...

  5. Runway closed after blowouts

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo One of the runways at Chek Lap Kok airport was closed for 30 minutes yesterday after tyres on a China Eastern Airlines Airbus A-330 blew out on landing and damaged lights on the runway. A spokeswoman for the Civil Aviation Department said some of the edge lights on the northern runway were damaged during the landing of flight MU 701 from Pudong, Shanghai, at 11.25am. ...

  6. Tycoon's helicopter irks nearby resident

    Posted Aug 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chao, who was piloting the chopper, said he was transporting friends from his house to his luxury yacht. The Civil Aviation Department said helicopters were allowed to operate on private land ... into account any noise impact on nearby residents and had to inform the department's air traffic control centre about flight plans, according to a department spokeswoman. Ko Tam-kan, a Southern ...

  7. Eye in the sky

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... controllers at the Civil Aviation Department (CAD) who keep everything running like clockwork. 'We are talking about a lifelong career, so people who join us must have a genuine interest ... radio frequency to communicate on the 'receiving' centre's standard frequency. In-house Civil Aviation Department instructors conduct all local training. This consists ...

  8. Flagship aviation event spreads its wings

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the civil aviation industry to connect with counterparts from around the region, adding that moving the expo from Singapore to Hong Kong this year would benefit everyone concerned. 'The ... solely on the civil aviation industry. 'We aim to make it the most important and meaningful event of its kind,' Mr Richardson said. 'At most air shows, at least 60 per cent ...

  9. New route to Shanghai seen easing flight delays

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... and Shanghai Airlines, were cancelled. Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department figures show 1,099 flights on the route were delayed in January-July this year due to flow control measures imposed ... traffic flow from route 470 several years ago, a senior official at Civil Aviation Department said. Strong travel growth in the Pearl River Delta has overloaded the air traffic control system. Air ...

  10. Plane in emergency landing on dam wall

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Civil Aviation Department has ordered the Hong Kong Aviation Club to submit a report on an emergency landing by a light aircraft on the wall of Plover Cove ... of endangering people on the ground during emergency landings. A spokesman for the Civil Aviation Department said that after receiving the request for an emergency landing, it immediately cleared nearby ...




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