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  1. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Third runway at Chek Lap Kok would be 'white elephant', say groups

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... on the Environment begins the first of several meetings today to discuss results of a public inspection of an environmental report. The fate of Hong Kong's costliest infrastructure project hinges on how well the public accepts the results of the environmental assessment. However, the groups are urging the committee to declare the environment report "no go" until it provides ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Better pay, conditions for airport security work luring ex-staff back, firm says

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Lana Lam

    ... airport. In March, the government-owned Aviation Security Company (Avseco) sent out hundreds of letters in an attempt to rehire former staff, stating that the work environment had "greatly ... of resources in the past year to improve the welfare and working environment of our employees". The starting salary of a frontline officer is now HK$12,820 per month, which includes a HK$600 ...

  3. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China aircraft leasing market thrives but glut lurks

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 07:59pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... lessors. Fitch Ratings said in a report after Farnborough a growing pile of orders by lessors raised the risk they would face either a challenging funding environment or a sector downturn due ... into a weaker environment for airlines." Geoffrey Cheng, an analyst at Bocom International, said rejuvenating the fleet could be costly and prone to volatility. "The key issue is whether ...

  4. News - China - AVIATION

    Shanghai, Hangzhou airports back to normal as weather clears up

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 01:37pm by Nectar Gan

    ... in the region cleared up, the mainland’s civilian air traffic authority said in an update on its website. The Civil Aviation Administration of China’s Air Traffic Management Bureau said all operations ... It added that Hangzhou’s Xiaoshan airport would also be affected. The bureau’s warning last night came on the back of reports of massive flight delays and cancellations across the mainland over ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    US limits on drone use may impede research, some academics say

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:41pm by AP

    ... scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs are prohibited from using the same technology in the same types of environments," the letter said. The FAA has a process for academic researchers to obtain ...

  6. News - World - AVIATION

    'We have only seen body parts', says delegation member at the site of Air Algerie crash

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by AFP

    ... released initial images of a scene of devastation, with twisted and charred fragments of the McDonnell Douglas 83 jet littering a scorched earth in what is clearly a barren and remote environment ...

  7. News - China - AVIATION

    Couple who survived Taiwan air crash rescued schoolgirl from wreckage

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

    ... so fast that we could not got any closer to the crash site". Firefighters were shocked by the scale of the damage. Hsin Wen-hsiang, who has served the fire bureau in Penghu ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Third Hong Kong runway gets backing of 2,500 pilots 'to stop air congestion'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Delays on take-off and landing are harming the environment, pilots' body says as green groups fight plans for expansion at Chek Lap Kok Group of 2,500 pilots backs new runway An association representing 2,500 pilots in Hong Kong has voiced support for a third airport runway, saying air traffic congestion during peak hours is already forcing ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Number of people trying to smuggle weapons through Hong Kong airport triples

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Lana Lam

    ... Bureau," Yiu said yesterday, referring to the body which oversees the Airport Authority. The Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, in a written reply to Yiu, said Avseco ...

  10. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Search for missing flight MH370 to focus on new area of Indian Ocean

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:48pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Canberra MH370 search to focus on new area The next phase of the underwater search for the missing Malaysian airliner will focus on an area of the Indian Ocean hundreds of kilometres south of the first suspected crash site. Martin Dolan, chief commissioner of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, said yesterday an announcement would be made next week on exactly where ...




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