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  1. HK and PLA stage joint search and rescue operation

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... spokesman said. The exercise, conducted by the Civil Aviation Departments and other search and rescue units, simulated a helicopter crash at Tung O Wan on Lamma Island. The spokesman said ... in such operations with continued training and familiarisation with search and rescue techniques,? he added. More than 50 officers from the Marine Department, Fire Services Department and Civil Aid Service, ...

  2. No smooth ride for proposed new heliport

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... they were trying to rest. The councillors also suggested the helicopters be replaced with machines having lower noise levels and restrict night flights. The Civil Aviation Department told ... Aviation Department submitted the assessment report, completed by Maunsell Environmental Management Consultants in August, to the councillors this week. Approval from the Environmental Protection ...

  3. Law was framed when factories dominated

    Posted May 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the jurisdiction of the Civil Aviation Department, while noise inside a factory is considered an occupational health issue handled by the Labour Department. Environmental officials' hands are tied ... in 1988, just two years after the Environmental Protection Department was set up, the law is the only tool officials have to control noise and was framed when the city was still a manufacturing ...

  4. Fears over solar flares fizzle out as geomagnetic storm fails to materialise

    Posted Feb 19th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... but a spokesman said there were no reports of disruptions. The Civil Aviation Department said no flights were affected- air traffic control uses high frequency transmission for communication, which ... and the department had set up a monitoring station at the airport to study the impact on GPS signals. 'Scientists do not know why geomagnetic storms occur. All we know is that there is an activity cycle ...

  5. Planes use autopilot in thick brown fog

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... A Civil Aviation Department spokesman said pollution had reduced visibility on the approach and departure paths on Sunday, adding the lowest reported visibility on the runway was 2,000 metres. ...

  6. Airlines urge united emissions fight

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... with satellite-based equipment, said Norman Lo, the director-general of Civil Aviation Department. 'By using the performance-based navigation procedure, we can reduce the tracking time for airplanes ... greenhouse gas emissions. 'Emission trading schemes or carbon offset programmes cannot reach every part of the supply chain in the aviation community,' Brian Pearce, the chief economist ...

  7. New air traffic control system may cut taxi times

    Posted May 24th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... of air traffic management business development at Telephonics Corp. The Civil Aviation Department is evaluating bids from several air traffic control integration firms to upgrade the system ... to save more jet fuel.' The Federal Aviation Administration has done a series of flight tests to demonstrate how the upgraded system- the so-called next generation air transportation system- ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... visits Top US aviation official Marion Blakey met Hong Kong's civil aviation chief Albert Lam Kwong-yu yesterday to discuss improved working relationships between the US and the territory. It was the first official visit by a leading US aviation official. Passport plea The Immigration Department has urged Easter travellers to apply for SAR passports as soon as possible. Applications ...

  9. Local authorities draw up plans to cope with eclipse

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tourists if the site gets too crowded,' he said. The State Council on Saturday ordered relevant departments at various government levels to prepare fully for the inconveniences the eclipse could cause. The cabinet called on transport, railway and civil-aviation authorities to ensure smooth transport and passenger flow, and urged meteorological departments to step up weather ...

  10. Party nod for 'super ministry' plans

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi, Wang Xiangwei

    ... industries. The new transport ministry was likely to combine the Ministry of Communications, General Administration for Civil Aviation and State Postal Bureau, though not the Ministry of Railways, ... Commission. The Ministry of Information Industry will probably be scrapped. A ministry of transport and communications will combine the civil aviation and postal administrations and Ministry ...




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