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  1. Beijing urged to solve delta's air-traffic woes

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... The central government has been asked to step in to co-ordinate airspace management in the Pearl River Delta, in a bid to ease air-traffic congestion and increase efficiency ... Kong delegates co-sponsoring a motion to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. The motion calls for an airspace management plan for the entire delta area and co-ordinated ...

  2. Cathay hit by 11pc fall in cargo volumes

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of air cargo in Chek Lap Kok, reported a 0.7 per cent year-on-year drop in tonnage last month, the best performance in 16 months. 'Our loading in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta was very much in line with Hactl,' Nick Rhodes, cargo director of Cathay, said. 'The tonnage in Pearl River Delta, in fact, had a small increase over 2011.' However, eastern China, India ...

  3. Pilot scheme

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cathay Pacific says that its planned carbon-offset programme for travellers will help clear the air in the Pearl River Delta. Would you be willing to pay extra when you fly to help combat climate change? Write to us. ...

  4. Cathay warns of cost-cutting

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... leave to pilots last month while Qantas selected 150 of its 2,000 pilots to take unpaid leave in January. Delta Air Lines even said it considered buying a refinery from ConocoPhillips for up ... it stay afloat. While Cathay's passenger volumes are still in line with expectations, rising 10 per cent year on year last month, it claims that the growth came at the expense of yield due ...

  5. HK to court Indian air rights

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Lo, Russell Barling

    ... to push for a substantial expansion of the air-service agreement between India and the SAR when the two sides convene tomorrow, despite only modest requests for more flights from Hong Kong's ... But with the mainland setting the standard for the liberalisation of emerging markets in a series of new air-service deals recently, analysts say there is renewed incentive for Hong Kong and India to hammer out ...

  6. HK group buckles down to airline-seat venture

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... an assembly line is set up and the product has been certified under strict Civil Aviation Department guidelines. The partnership is eyeing the Asian market and predicted their mainland-made, ... seats installed on major airlines including Air Canada, KLM and Singapore Airlines. Airbus banned all Koito seats from their aircraft for about two years. 'Fortunately, Hong Kong has ...

  7. Air passenger traffic jumps 42pc, cargo rises

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... continued to help shore up demand. Mainland airlines carried 22.6 million passengers last month, compared with fewer than 16 million a year earlier. The data is in line with figures released earlier by the three listed airlines- China Eastern Airlines Corp, which posted a 50.6 per cent year-on-year increase in passenger numbers, China Southern Airlines, with a 32.9 per cent rise, and Air China, ...

  8. Carriers line up for takeoff

    Posted Apr 11th 2008, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... air-service agreements with India and the mainland. The deals have effectively lifted restrictions on flights between Hong Kong and these destinations. Airlines have immediately responded by adding ... to grow as these countries become more open. Naturally, Cathay has also responded positively to the new air service agreements. 'This further enhances the status of Hong Kong as the premier ...

  9. Open military airspace to ease jams, says study

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... air-traffic management to ease air congestion in the Pearl River Delta region, researchers have said. The suggestions were made in a Chinese University study that found congestion above ... and the Civil Aviation Authority Macau set up a working group in February 2004 to optimise the use of Pearl River Delta airspace. Last year, the group agreed that a future air-traffic management plan ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 15, 2012

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... to deal with the problem. Also, Cathay does not have a monopoly on the air transport industry. So, these merchants can go to other airlines. In fact, the new policy means Cathay will lose some ... the import and export of shark fin. Other companies in relevant lines of business can follow the example set by Cathay. They do not have to wait for the administration to take the initiative. ...




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