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  1. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Hong Kong spells out status rules for airlines

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:05am by SIJIA JIANG, NICK EDWARDS

    ... Sijia Jiang and Nick Edwards Budget carrier Jetstar may soon know outcome of licence application after government cites factors that will be considered for designation HK spellsout status rules forairlines The government has finally given a clearer definition of what it means to be a "Hong Kong carrier", which may put an end to proposed budget carrier Jetstar Hong ...

  2. News - China - AVIATION

    ‘I closed my eyes and hoped I would be OK’: passengers on planes that turned back before Penghu crash relive terror

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:48am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan in Penghu adrian.wan@scmp.com Passengers on planes that turned back before Penghu crash describe what conditions were like It was so scary. I closed my eyes and hoped I would be OK Passengers on flights that abandoned landing at Taiwan's M ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay pilots mull industrial action after disappointment at 10pc pay offer

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Phila Siu

    ... One pilot said: "I will definitely be voting it down and, though [the newsletter] just came out this morning, from the colleagues I've already spoken to, they feel exactly ...

  4. News - World - AVIATION

    MH17 'split into pieces during flight' when pierced by 'high-speed objects': Dutch report

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:12pm by AFP, Bloomberg, AP

    ... a definitive report to be published within one year of the crash. Because of the ongoing conflict between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces, investigators from the board have not visited ...

  5. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Terror probe launched into missing Malaysia Airlines jet as passenger list is scrutinised

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:56pm by Associated Press, Reuters

    ... Keith Zhai, Patrick Boehler, Danny Lee and agencies Search for missing plane is expanded to Malaysia's west coast A terror probe involving the FBI and counterterrorism units from around the world was launched on Sunday into the disappearance of a missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as officials said they were investigating four people on the Boeing 777 flight from Kuala Lumpur ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - AVIATION

    Death is mercifully quick when a rocket hits an airliner mid-flight

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 03:47am by BLOOM

    ... the best guess of James Vosswinkel, a trauma surgeon who led a definitive study of TWA flight 800 that exploded and crashed off New York's Long Island in 1996, killing all 230 on board. ...

  7. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Tiger Airways shuts down Indonesian budget airline Mandala

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... of the challenges budget airlines face in Southeast Asia, where competition among half a dozen carriers has pushed fares down. "This is definitely an example of the very challenging conditions that carriers face in this region," said Brendan Sobie, a Singapore-based analyst at Capa Centre for Aviation. "Low-cost carriers are definitely in a vulnerable position." Mandala's ...

  8. News - China - AVIATION

    Man arrested after terror threats ground five Shenzhen-bound flights

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Li

    ... Terror warnings cause emergency landings on Shenzhen-bound flights, while a helicopter is hijacked in unrelated incident Chinese police say they have detained a man suspected of making fake bomb threats this week against five Shenzhen-bound flights. Police in Shenzhen said they arrested the man early on Thursday in a rental home in the city of Dongguan. Police gave no word ...

  9. News - World - AVIATION

    US-bound flights being warned to watch for explosives in shoes

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 09:34pm by NYT

    ... an emergency landing at Logan International Airport in Boston. Reid pleaded guilty to eight counts of criminal terrorism in federal court in 2002 and is serving a life sentence in prison. ... a focus for US aviation security in the years since the September 2001 terror attacks. The devices that were smuggled aboard the American jet by Reid contained the explosive known ...

  10. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Two Iranian men identified as stolen passport holders on missing Malaysia Airlines flight

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 04:17pm by Lana Lam, DANNY LEE and Reuters

    ... with any additional information concerning the images, the names on the passport and the passport numbers." He said recent information gathered on the men made terrorism a less likely cause ... all efforts to probe his background." However, Bakak did not rule out terrorism as a possibility for the disappearance of the plane. “I would not say [terrorism is] less likely," he ...




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