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  1. No change in fuel surcharges

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Civil Aviation Department yesterday agreed existing passenger fuel surcharges levied by Cathay Pacific Airways and Nepal Airlines could be maintained in November. The levels will remain HK$71 for Cathay's short-haul flights and HK$328 for long-haul flights, and HK$239 for Nepal Airlines. ...

  2. More delays in flights to mainland

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung The proportion of flights from Hong Kong to mainland destinations that were delayed rose from 3.6 per cent to 6.7 per cent in the space of 12 months, Civil Aviation Department figures show. In June, 395 of the 5,932 mainland-bound flights were delayed, compared with 203 out of 5,680 in July last year. The main causes for delays were bad weather, limitations ...

  3. Department reduces surcharges

    Posted Jul 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The maximum fuel surcharges commercial airlines can levy on their passengers have been lowered by the Civil Aviation Department. Short-haul flights on Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines and All Nippon Airways will carry a maximum surcharge of HK$98, down from HK$105, while long-haul flights will carry a maximum levy of HK$505, down from HK$513. The surcharge adjustment ...

  4. Fuel surcharges to be reduced

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... The Civil Aviation Department yesterday approved a reduction in passenger fuel surcharges levied by Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways and Singapore Airlines for tickets issued in September. The new maximum fuel surcharges will be HK$97 each way for short-haul flights and HK$481 each way for long-haul flights, which constitute reductions of between 1 and 5 per cent from ...

  5. Monthly review for airline fuel surcharges

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Air passenger fuel surcharges will be reviewed every month instead of every two months to better reflect changes in jet fuel prices, according to the Civil Aviation Department. Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines will raise surcharges by between HK$3 and HK$71 for short-haul flights, and HK$10 and HK$328 for long-haul flights next month. The surcharges were last reviewed ...

  6. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In our reports on the collapse of Oasis Hong Kong Airlines yesterday, we said Cathay Pacific opposed the airline's attempts to enter the market and objected to its application for an operator's certificate from the Civil Aviation Department. In fact, Cathay Pacific's objection, in 2005, was to the Air Transport Licensing Authority awarding Oasis licences for six ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Pilots accuse regulator of breaching aviation safety rules

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from Melbourne to Hong Kong on February 27. The union said the Civil Aviation Department had no authority to let Cathay Pacific ignore safety rules because a third pilot was sick and unable ... said. 'The objectives of [safety rules] were ignored by the Civil Aviation Department, thus rendering its decision 'irrational'.' Pilots had to be alert not only for takeoff ...

  9. Industry probes two more incidents

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... runway. Cathay and the Civil Aviation Department have launched investigations into the incident- described as a 'sporty landing' by pilots- following internal disciplinary action against the two pilots. A second investigation by Cathay, monitored by the Civil Aviation Department, involves an August 30 Boeing 747 flight from London which apparently flew for a period ...

  10. 7 hurt as Dragonair flight hits turbulence

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo Five air hostesses and two passengers were injured when a Dragonair flight from Beijing was hit by turbulence yesterday. The Civil Aviation Department said the pilot of flight KA905 requested priority landing at 11.04am. The Airbus 330 took off at 8am and was due to land in Hong Kong at 11.45am. The plane, carrying 135 passengers and 14 crew, landed safely at Chek Lap ...




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