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  1. New flight path to Hong Kong to save time, cut emissions

    Posted Oct 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... of more than 10 million kilometres per year. The Civil Aviation Department said it could not state the amount of aviation fuel that would be saved with the new route. Nor could it predict whether ... by the type of carrier, its fuel efficiency, mileage, the number of passengers on board and weather conditions,' the department's acting assistant director general, Simon Li Tin-chui, said. ...

  2. Dragonair to act on crews' hours

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Dennis Eng

    ... in July involving additional hours they were not originally rostered for but which were within Civil Aviation Department guidelines. There were no cases of such duties in the first six months ... the maximum number allowed under Civil Aviation Department guidelines. Overtime is paid when cabin crew work more than 76 hours a month. Early this month, more than 100 flight attendants vented ...

  3. Passengers angry at flight diversion

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... of crew members. A Cathay Pacific spokeswoman said crew members' flight hours were capped by the Civil Aviation Department and they were not allowed to work overtime for safety reasons. ... A Civil Aviation Department officer said the maximum work hours of crew members was determined by a complicated formula and it varied from airline to airline. The department simply laid down ...

  4. Air China plane damaged in airport collision

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... The Airport Authority said the incident was the first of its kind at Chek Lap Kok airport and it would submit an investigation report to the Civil Aviation Department within six weeks. The Boeing 737, ... said the pilot could have missed seeing the vehicle when he steered the plane to the gate. The Civil Aviation Department is responsible for planning and monitoring all air traffic, ...

  5. Dragonair attendants threaten to strike

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Such arrangements do not violate duty time limits set down by the Civil Aviation Department, but Poon said it left attendants with no private life. 'A lot of our staff became unable to take care ...

  6. Crew continued flight despite two engine warnings

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Flight crew of a Cathay Pacific plane that made a high-speed emergency landing at Chek Lap Kok airport with malfunctioning engines had decided to continue the journey despite double warnings on engine problems, an investigation has found. The investigation team, led by the Civil Aviation Department, said in a report released yesterday there were two power fluctuations ...

  7. Connecting as a transport hub

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... was approved in principle by Zhuhai and Guangzhou authorities and Hong Kong's Civil Aviation Department last month after six years of talks. But the Airport Authority only said the talks were ... as an aviation hub in the quest for new competitive advantages in an era that sees the city competing against its own hinterland. Efforts have been made to enhance aviation links with the mainland, ...

  8. There was no shutdown of engines, Cathay says

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... said that at no point did both engines of the plane shut down before the landing in which six tyres deflated and caught fire. But the director general of civil aviation, Norman Lo Shung-man, ... said. 'The aviation business has a very specific meaning for shutdown, or idling, I am pretty sure we are really talking about the same thing.' He did not explain, however, whether ...

  9. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong's third runway may stymie Shenzhen's big cargo vessels

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to and from the third runway when a huge ship passes. Former Hong Kong civil aviation chief Peter Lok Kung-nam said that idea was a non-starter. "If there's only one large vessel passing ...

  10. Business - China Business

    Battle looms over Shenzhen's plans to expand port

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... aviation, Shenzhen shipping and endangered pink dolphins are sowing the seeds of conflict between the neighbouring cities. The growth of Shenzhen's western ports has long been limited ... that the rejection of the channel plan by Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department was due to the city's fear of competition. Now the conflict is being reignited as Shenzhen looks at ways ...




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