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  1. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Firm fuel prices force Asian airlines into hedging

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:21am by Reuters

    ... rise. Japan Airlines, Asia's second-biggest airline by market value, is hedging about 40 per cent of its fuel consumption in the 2014 financial year, similar to volumes seen in the previous ... the spokesman said. ANA's hedge ratio for its 2014 financial year is 45 per cent, similar to the 2013 and 2012 financial years, said a spokesman for Japan's largest carrier. Korean Air Lines ...

  2. News - World - AVIATION

    Global high-fliers pay up big to stay away from the economy-class masses

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:47pm by AP

    ... invisible, to the masses in economy. It's one way that a gap between the world's wealthiest 1 per cent and everyone else has widened. Many international passengers, who spend about ... flier miles for a trip of a lifetime. When Emirates Airline opened a new concourse at its home airport in Dubai last year, it made sure to keep economy passengers separate from those in business ...

  3. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Hong Kong's role as air hub doomed unless third runway is built soon

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:09pm by DAVID DODWELL

    ... David Dodwell For Hong Kong to remain as a regional hub, the government must proceed soon with building a third runway at Chek Lap Kok or risk losing out to rivals Running out of options Can Shenzhen airport and the other Pearl River Delta airports ride i ...

  4. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Weak passenger revenues could offset fuel cost savings at Big Three airlines

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 10:47am by Charlotte So

    ... on Wednesday a 5 per cent increase in net earnings to 2.94 billion yuan. China Eastern likely outperformed its rivals because of an improvement in demand for travel between China and Japan last year, ...

  5. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China in talks with Airbus on US$20b aircraft deal

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:35am by Reuters

    ... have included tough negotiations on the sidelines. China remains the world's fastest-growing aviation market despite a recent slowdown in its economy, with a surge in outbound travellers ...

  6. News - World - AVIATION

    Lufthansa to launch wireless streaming on flights

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 10:02pm by Reuters

    ... It competes with streaming systems developed by France's Thales and Japan's Panasonic Avionics. Those two firms are also the leading manufacturers of the traditional systems embedded ...

  7. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Boeing 777 at centre of Malaysia Airlines disappearance had clocked up 'normal' 20,000 hours' flying time

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 02:09pm by DANNY LEE, Lana Lam, AGENCIES

    ... of at least five economy-class seats could fit inside it. By having just two engines, the plane burns through less fuel than four-engine jets, like the Boeing 747, which it has essentially replaced. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    12 people hurt as plane hits 'strong turbulence'

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 08:21pm by Shirley Zhao and Samuel Chan

    ... from San Francisco to Hong Kong yesterday when the plane hit "strong turbulence" as it passed over Japan. On arrival, the two injured crew members and six of the injured passengers ... The department also said it would assist an investigation into the incident to be spearheaded by the Japan Transport Safety Board.   ...

  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Cathay continues to idle part of its freight fleet

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:34am by CHALOTTE SO

    ... by overcapacity in the market, compounded by weak demand in the United States and Europe since last year. Recovery in demand this year would hinge on the strength of the US economy, Woodrow said. Cathay ...

  10. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Dubai nudging Hong Kong out as transit hub between Asia-Pacific and Europe

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 11:15am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Runway boost unlikely to restore the city's role and competition is growing on mainland flights No quick fix for HK's hub threat Expanding the passenger-handling capacity of Hong Kong's airport, which is e ...




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