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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - AVIATION

    Book review: Hong Kong High, by Cliff Dunnaway

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:49pm by Simon Parry

    ... in August 1999, killing three people. The remarkable thing about Hong Kong High, billed as a definitive illustrated history of Hong Kong aviation from 1911 to 2014, is that it manages to avoid ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: The unanswered questions

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 09:33pm

    ... for pilots to make an emergency call. 3. Was the plane’s sudden disappearance due to a terror attack or a hijacking? Authorities have not ruled out hijacking as an explanation, particularly due ... also ignited speculation of a terror attack, but US Department of Homeland Security officials have publicly stated that stolen passports do not necessarily equate to terrorism and may have ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Land search for Malaysia Airlines plane begins as firm reveals aircraft had no 'issues with health'

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 06:05am by STAFF AND WIRES

    ... investigating the disappearance of the plane as a possible terror attack. "While it is too soon to speculate about any connection between these stolen passports and the missing plane, it is clearly ...

  8. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Five young children among missing Malaysia Airlines passengers as air search called off

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 09:05am by DANNY LEE, Andrea Chen, AGENCIES

    ... state-run Xinhua reported. Malaysia Airlines said it was ruling out nothing –- including terrorism. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak also refused to rule out a terrorist act. It emerged ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - World - AVIATION

    Bomb threat halts Air France jet

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:44am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Caracas Plane grounded in Venezuela after authorities receive 'credible' tip-off about terror plot targeting unspecified flight between Caracas and Paris Bomb ... tonnes of narcotics that were smuggled in 31 suitcases aboard another Air France flight to Paris. The US has warned that Middle Eastern terror groups have tried to make inroads in Venezuela, ...




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