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  1. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Firm fuel prices force Asian airlines into hedging

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

    ... oil prices. Geopolitical tensions are adding to the uncertain operating environment. Industry body International Air Transport Association said last month that airlines globally expect to make ... especially top-tier airlines, will be pressured by intense competition from low-cost carriers and relatively firm jet fuel prices, even as the Asian airline industry's overall profits for 2014 ...

  2. News - China - AVIATION

    Air China pilots warn fight safety under threat by unequal pay and lack of rest

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 05:43pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... workers and 3,700 flight crew, according to its 2012 financial report. Xu Yanchun, an Air China spokesman, said they had received the letter and are verifying the list of signatories. “We ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay agrees pay deal with cabin crew, easing industrial action risk

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 07:29pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Relief for passengers as industrial action fears fade, but a deal with pilots is still up in the air Cathay cabin crew agree pay deal Cathay Pacific has staved off the threat of Christmas industrial action by one of its key unions after cabin crew accepted its offer of a 4.5 per cent pay rise. But the airline is in a race against time to reach a deal ...

  4. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Task force on flight tracking to report by December, IATA chief says

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:43am by TIFFANY AP

    ... providers, air-traffic managers and rescue teams. The airline industry and the Malaysian government have faced heavy criticism over the handling of the flight MH370 incident as victims' families ... but not Malaysia, require that airlines provide passenger-screening data ahead of time, costing the industry nearly €8 billion (HK$85 billion) a year. But even some of those 60 governments who require ...

  5. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China signs deal to extend domestic production of Airbus A320 for 10 years

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 10:58am by Reuters

    ... of its most popular wide-bodied aircraft by offering a new version of the A330 specially tailored for China's domestic market. Airbus is prepared to open a second industrial plant ... orders," Bregier said. He reiterated there was a potential market for 200 of the new regional types of A330. Industry sources say Airbus has been locked in a battle with Boeing for that slice ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Engineers look to jobs fair- and a jet engine- to drive on aviation industry

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 03:23am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Engineers look to jobs fair- and a jet engine- to drive on local industry The city's undermanned aviation industry hopes to attract new talent ... and competition from other industries have contributed to the aviation sector's manpower shortfall, leading aircraft-engineering companies also blame low public awareness of the potential careers ...

  7. Business - China Business - AVIATION

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

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

    ... their aircraft at steep discounts to win China's business, industry sources say. ...

  8. 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

    ... information, travel facilities, accommodation, meals and emotional support. "Initial financial assistance has been given out to all families. Caregivers are already assigned to each family ... the stolen passports were able to be used by people other than their rightful owners. China Southern, who jointly shared the route with Malaysian Airlines in what is termed in the industry ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong drone pilot's fine dropped as US authorities plan appeal

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by AFP, DANNY LEE

    ... win for us and the industry," Pirker told the Sunday Morning Post. "I was very relieved, but I kind of expected it. [The] FAA has not followed the proper procedure to put laws ... drone industry. "Various companies have been held back for seven years as a result of the FAA's purported ban on the commercial use of drone technology," he said. In the run-up ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Dozens of Hong Kong-based Virgin Atlantic cabin crew to lose jobs

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:04am by Charlotte So

    ... but it would still fly the Hong Kong-London route. "These are still difficult times for the airline industry and as part of our strategy to operate more efficiently, we need to deploy our aircraft to routes with the right level of demand to be financially viable," chief executive Craig Kreeger said. Virgin's abandonment of the Hong Kong to Sydney route leaves Cathay Pacific Airways ...




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