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  1. News - China - AVIATION

    Why let doomed plane fly in storm? Relatives berate air chiefs over Taiwan crash

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:15am by Lawrence Chung, Andrea Chen

    ... But the administration said the pilot had the final decision on what to do in bad weather. "The pilot can decide whether to continue the flight or not," said Lee Wan-li, deputy director general ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong drone pilot's fine dropped as US authorities plan appeal

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by AFP, DANNY LEE

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington and Danny Lee US agency to appeal after drone fine dropped The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is to appeal after a judge threw out a fine against Hong Kong-based Raphael Pirker for operating a drone while filming a commercial in 2011. Pirker was fined US$10,000 and the court decision could open up the United States' skies ...

  3. News - World - AVIATION

    British Airways to offer Slow TV on flights out of Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... knitting. The airline says Slow TV should appeal to long-haul passengers seeking relaxing viewing. Footage of the rail trip from Bergen to Oslo was a breakout hit in Norway, according to British Airways, which will screen the journey on hundreds of flights from next month. The marathon film had a similar appeal to that of moving plane maps watched by passengers for "endless ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong Airlines staff may stage 'No Putonghua' protest after sit-in

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:25am by Phila Siu

    ... passengers, said to be mostly mainlanders, refused to disembark and occupied the plane for 18 hours. They finally left after the airline offered an undisclosed amount of compensation. Watch: Hong Kong ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    Mismanaged approach and complex cockpit cited in Asiana crash

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:05am by Agence France-Presse

    ... pilot transitioning to the bigger Boeing 777, cut the autopilot on final approach into San Francisco, where the instrument landing system was out of service on a clear sunny day. Doing so put ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Would you take off in this? Cathay pilot's pet project almost ready for first flight

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Ada Lee

    ... the aircraft- now sitting in the Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company's premises at Chek Lap Kok- obtains final approval from the Civil Aviation Department, Cheng will be at the controls ...

  7. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Airlines 'must pay' for 3-hour delays, says EU court

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... passengers on connecting flights who arrived at least three hours late at their final destination, the European Union's highest court said. "The fact that the original flight ... the limits laid down by EU law does not affect the right to compensation The ruling by the Luxembourg-based court cannot be appealed. The EU tribunal has in recent years been asked to clarify ...

  8. News - World - AVIATION

    Private jets are not just for celebrities

    Posted May 26th 2014, 06:03am by AFP

    ... to fly first-class passengers to their final destination. The price for the four-seater Citation Mustang used for such hops is €2,200 per flight hour, or €550 per passenger. US billionaire Warren ...

  9. News - China Insider - AVIATION

    Air China faces heat for allegedly sneaking Red Cross official past closed boarding gate

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:39pm by Amy Li

    ... the passenger who was turned away posted a complaint on messaging app WeChat, which was later reposted on popular microblog Weibo this week. The anonymous poster said he or she missed final call by two ...

  10. News - World - AVIATION

    Asiana admits error in fatal 2013 San Francisco crash landing, slams Boeing

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:42am by AP

    ... with a troubled landing. The plane slammed into a seawall at the beginning of a runway during its final approach. The impact ripped off its back and scattered pieces of the jet as it spun and skidded ... "The probable cause of this accident was the flight crew's failure to monitor and maintain a minimum safe airspeed during a final approach," Asiana said. Asiana argued that the pilots ...




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