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  1. News - World - AVIATION

    London mayor’s plan for airport in Thames estuary dismissed by panel

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:07pm by BLOOM

    ... potentially insurmountable environmental concerns, Airports Commission chairman Howard Davies said yesterday. Davies will now examine plans to expand Heathrow or establish a secondary hub at London ...

  2. 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

    ... to the plan say. Neither Terminal Two, built in 2007, nor the HK$1 billion North Satellite Concourse, have helped the airport increase efficiency or flight capacity, according to environmental group ... 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 ...

  3. News - World - AVIATION

    Parents of teenage Asiana crash victim sue San Francisco officials over ‘wrongful death’

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 06:04pm by Erin Hale

    ... location and failed to protect her from moving vehicles in the vicinity of the aircraft where it was known many vehicles would be travelling”. They also “failed to alert commanders at the scene; ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Millions of Hong Kong fliers delayed by mainland military restrictions

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:40pm by Phila Siu

    ... of official civil aviation data shows. Environmental group Green Sense and the Airport Development Concern Network revealed their analysis yesterday, pointing out that a so-called "sky wall" ...

  5. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Airbus to test-run newest passenger aircraft in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:25am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Authority said it welcomed the A350 and hoped to see more environmentally friendly planes operating at the airport. ...

  6. 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

    ... Authority, which in 2011 estimated the project would cost HK$136 billion, released its long-awaited environmental impact assessment report last month. One of the authority's consultants, Dr ... would come as a result". His argument was challenged by Friends of the Earth assistant environmental affairs manager Melonie Chau Yuet-cheung. Chau said an extra runway would mean more ...

  7. News - World - AVIATION

    Teenage pilot dies in crash during round-the-world record bid

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by AP

    ... to be the pilot in command except in an emergency. Hiba said her father and brother had undergone training in how to handle an ocean landing and wore protective suits while flying over water. She said ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Airport bosses accused of manipulating flight figures to justify third runway

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Ernest Kao

    ... and environmentally. He said most flights would have to be operating at 80 per cent capacity or risk running a loss, but many airlines kept unprofitable routes just to keep them open or because they were ... of the third runway hinges on how the public takes the results of an environmental impact assessment. The public has until Saturday to inspect it. In a statement, the authority said the only way ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Environmental impact report on third runway ready by year end

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Runway report ready by year end An assessment of the impact a proposed third runway might have on the environment will likely be ready by year end, the Airport Authority chief says. Stanley Hui Hon-chung, who was at the Ch ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - AVIATION

    Pilots aim for first solar-powered aircraft circumnavigation of globe

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:22pm by Jamie Carter

    ... to promote mutually shared values like pioneering spirit, innovation, engineering excellence and clean technologies allowing to protect natural resource," Piccard and Borschberg say. "With ...




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