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  1. News - World - SECURITY

    Drone detector alerts you to neighbourhood spies

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by The Guardian

    ... In the UK it is illegal to fly a drone within 50 metres of a structure even for recreation, while commercial use of drones has to be cleared by the Civil Aviation Authority. But in the US personal drones are not regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration and can be flown around buildings and built-up areas. In Hong Kong, all drone flights require approval from the Civil Aviation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538483/drone-detector-alerts-you-neighbourhood-spies
  2. Business - Companies - COMPANIES

    Swire chief eyes property, aviation shifts

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... eyes shifts in aviation, property Swire Pacific's core property and aviation businesses face major structural shifts, chairman John Slosar said. Speaking in broad terms before Swire enters ... would use performances elsewhere in the world as a gauge. "Investors will always pay attention to where aviation is going," he said. "If you look at results elsewhere, they have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1560750/swire-chief-eyes-property-aviation-shifts
  3. News - Hong Kong - MILITARY

    Hong Kong 'hands PLA radar station on territory's highest mountain in secret deal'

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Cheung Chi-fai and Olga Wong

    ... with a building and a basketball court, is located near the Observatory's weather radar and the Civil Aviation Department's radar on the 957-metre mountain, Hong Kong's tallest peak. All ... group Green Sense, said after visiting the site yesterday that having the three radars- two civil and one military- share a small confined area was "sensitive".   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557307/doubts-cast-covert-land-grant-peoples-liberation-army-tai-mo-shan
  4. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    CAAC making name over flight delays

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by George Chen

    ... the mainland's aviation regulator, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), has a nickname given by frustrated travellers? To them, CAAC stands for "Chinese Airlines Always Cancel". ... to the military. The PLA has effectively controlled mainland airspace since 1949, allocating as little as 20 per cent of it to civil aviation. That compares with nearly 90 per cent in the United States, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1560687/caac-making-name-over-flight-delays
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    MH17 tragedy proves need for a higher authority on flight safety

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by HUGH DUNLEAVY

    ... possible intelligence from the relevant third-party authorities to determine their safety and suitability. We consult with relevant governments, the International Civil Aviation Organisation, ... was in airspace approved by the International Civil Aviation Organisation. Its flight plan was approved by the Ukrainian authorities and Eurocontrol. Yet still it was brought down. This tragedy has taught ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560543/mh17-tragedy-proves-need-higher-authority-flight-safety
  6. Comment - Letters

    Having more low-cost carriers would attract tourists and benefit aviation industry

    Posted May 17th 2014, 03:38am by LETTERS

    ... All airlines would benefit from increase in low-cost carriers In his article (" Budget break ", May 13) Edward Lau, CEO of Jetstar Hong Kong, makes several valid points. Aviation ... of competition in our aviation industry has made Hong Kong an expensive place to visit. We need to provide affordable means of travel to bring tourists to our region. Having more low-cost carriers based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1513899/having-more-low-cost-carriers-would-attract-tourists-and-benefit
  7. Infographics - News

    INFOGRAPHIC: A historical look at aviation accidents (2014)

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:49pm by SCMP Graphics

    ... Adolfo Arranz and Jane Pong With over 700 dead in six accidents in little more than six months, 2014 is likely to be one of the worst years in recent history for commercial aviation. With over 700 dead in six accidents in little more than six months, 2014 is likely to be one of the worst years in recent history for commercial aviation. Link to the full size infographic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1559044/infographic-historical-look-aviation-accidents-2014
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Aviation industry must tackle failings exposed by plane disasters

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 05:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... by governments to warn nationals of overseas trouble spots, would perhaps go some way to making an often arbitrary system more structured. The US Federal Aviation Administration issues notices ... as the incidents over the past nine days show. Aviation agencies and carriers should hold an international meeting to review and improve procedures and regulations. Air safety has improved vastly over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1559405/aviation-industry-must-tackle-failings-exposed-plane
  9. News - World - AVIATION

    Black week for aviation a reminder of the 'magic of flight and fragility of life'

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:10pm by Reuters

    ... Ukraine. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm in Taiwan, and yet another crashes in West Africa. Aviation has suffered ... Safety Foundation, an airline-industry-supported non-profit organisation in the United States that promotes global aviation safety. But Beatty said he also found the disasters "a cold ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1559279/black-week-aviation-reminder-magic-flight-and-fragility-life
  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Hong Kong Airlines gets lift from raising game

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... lift from raising game The city's aviation watchdog has allowed Hong Kong Airlines to expand its fleet to 22 aircraft from 20 after an improvement to its on-time performance. The Civil Aviation Department gave approval for the airline to add two Airbus 330s to its fleet last week pushing its fleet size above the cap imposed in August after the airline was plagued by prolonged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1138778/hong-kong-airlines-gets-lift-raising-game

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