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  1. Exercises, bad weather causing flight delays

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more than 200 flights from Hong Kong into the mainland have been delayed The delays can be from 35 to 47 minutes, according to Civil Aviation Department data. Mr Lo said better overall ... Yau Chui-yan The civil aviation chief admits that bad weather and military exercises contribute to delays in flights from Hong Kong to some mainland cities. Speaking on a radio programme, ...

  2. New aircraft maintenance agreement signed

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the utilisation of resources of both the regulators and the industry,' he said. At present, the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department has signed similar arrangements with Singapore and Canada. ... JASMINE WANG Updated at 6.06pm: Civil aviation authorities of Hong Kong, the mainland and Macau have signed a mutual acceptance arrangement on aircraft maintenance in Beijing, a government ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... aviation chiefs reach deal on plane maintenance Director-General of Civil Aviation Norman Lo Shung-man signed a co-operation arrangement to allow mutual acceptance of aircraft maintenance organisations between Hong Kong and the mainland and Macau. The General Administration of Civil Aviation of China, Macao Civil Aviation Authority and Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department agreed ...

  4. Imperial to replace metric for local flights

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... distances in feet, the Civil Aviation Department says. The move is aimed at smoothing management of the region's air traffic, which is expected to nearly double from 2,700 flights an hour now to 5,000 by 2020. Civil aviation director general Norman Lo Shung-man did not say when the new arrangement would start, only that the parties had reached 'consensus'. Standardisation ...

  5. Slice of Life

    Posted Sep 11th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Price

    ... 'unless you are fortunate enough to establish another airport elsewhere'. The Civil Aviation Department has refused to comment on the calls for a second airport. It is known, however, ... of increasing air traffic into Kai Tak. Three million passengers passed through last year and air traffic is doubling every three years. Civil Aviation Department officials accept that Kai Tak will have ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Apr 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Thursday with a total of 891 flight movements, 14.2 per cent more than the daily average. Civil Aviation Department figures show most of the extra flights were to destinations on the mainland, and in northeast and Southeast Asia. Bangkok was the most popular destination, followed by Kunming and Osaka. 'The daily flight movements hit a new record for the second time this year. The department ...

  7. Metis to launch Vancouver services

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... for as low as HK$888 for a one-way trip. Founder Christopher Colbourne said the service, for which he is awaiting a licence, would have been launched from Hong Kong if the Civil Aviation Department ... Civil Aviation Department by the end of next year to operate scheduled flights. 'By that time, we will be in the same playing field as the major carriers today,' Mr Colbourne said. ...

  8. Sky shuttle hits bump over disruption, tax

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with the emergency airworthiness directives ordered by several aviation regulators including the European Aviation Safety Agency on August 25. The directives came after an AW139 plunged into Victoria Harbour in July last year, followed by five other accidents which killed at least nine people this year in China, Brazil and South Korea. According to the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (CAD), four ...

  9. Open military airspace to ease jams, says study

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the airspace. It provides the same services to the military as to civilians. This means the airspace can be better co-ordinated,' Dr Law said. According to the Civil Aviation Department, all ... costs from detours caused by the 'invisible wall' amounted to about HK$605 million in 2006. The Civil Aviation Administration of China, the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department ...

  10. Air services talks with Beijing 'well under way'

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu, Joseph Lo

    ... the date for a formal meeting was announced, the new arrangement would be 'a done deal', sources said. General Administration for Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) transport department ... They said an expanded arrangement was needed for Hong Kong to keep pace with the CAAC's liberalisation drive - it has surprised the industry with its openness to international aviation partners ...




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