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  1. 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 ... which adds to transport costs and necessitates a long daily commute. The letter follows the shock firing of Sidney Chau Foo-cheong as Avseco executive director on August 7 last year. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570264/better-pay-conditions-airport-security-work-luring-ex-staff-back-firm
  2. News - World - AVIATION

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

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

    ... university and college professors are warning that US government restrictions on the use of small civilian drones are likely to hurt academic research. In a letter to the US Federal Aviation ... College in Massachusetts who organised the letter. "Under the FAA model aircraft rules, a 10-year-old hobbyist can freely fly model aircraft for recreation, while our nation's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561240/us-limits-drone-use-may-impede-research-some-academics-say
  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong Airlines passengers stage 18-hour sit-in on plane over flight cancellation

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Ada Lee

    ... attitude, and that it should offer them "a reasonable amount of financial compensation". People's Daily showed letters sent to the passengers promising HK$800 each in compensation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537939/hong-kong-airlines-passengers-stage-18-hour-sit-payout-over
  4. News - World - AVIATION

    Search for cause of jet crash that killed seven people outside Boston

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:26pm by APSPT

    ... as Susan Asbell, 68. The identities of the other victims were not immediately released. Nancy Phillips, Katz's long-time partner and city editor at the Inquirer, was not aboard. Katz made his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1524002/search-cause-jet-crash-killed-seven-people-outside-boston
  5. News - World - AVIATION

    Florida regional airliner's near-miss with drone prompts FAA warning

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:27am by Reuters

    ... be catastrophic." The FAA bans the commercial use of remote-control aircraft, or drones, in the United States but is under growing pressure to permit their broader use. Hobby and many law-enforcement uses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1509205/florida-regional-airliners-near-miss-drone-prompts-faa-warning
  6. News - China - AVIATION

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

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

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Air China pilots 'tired and overworked' More than 100 Air China pilots have signed an open letter alleging that they have an excessive workload, get inadequate rest and receive unequal pay. Many of the pilots who signed the letter fly large aircraft such as Boeing 777s and Airbus A330s in the airline's international fleet. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1493607/air-china-pilots-slam-exhausting-shifts-and-unequal-pay-open-letter
  7. News - World - AVIATION

    Rolls-Royce accused of sacking jet engineer for whistle-blowing over safety concerns

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 08:49pm by GDN

    ... Rolls-Royce's human resources director, told the tribunal in Nottingham she was horrified when she read Kurt-Elli's letter to Rishton with its "extraordinary allegations". "I took ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1457916/rolls-royce-accused-sacking-jet-engineer-whistle-blowing-over-safety
  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

    ... passengers who have waited for news of their loved ones since Saturday morning. Around 80 family members of the passengers signed a petition letter on Sunday afternoon urging Malaysia Airlines to release the “truth” behind the mysterious disappearance of MH370 by 5pm.  In the letter, family members called for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to intervene and help solve the issue. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1443908/terror-probe-launched-missing-malaysia-airlines-jet-passenger-list
  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Virgin's Branson issues warning over state support for rival Qantas

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by AFP

    ... competition with Qantas, lashed out at the conservative government in an open letter to the Australian public published in Sunday's newspapers. Qantas has been lobbying the government to ease ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1429237/virgins-branson-issues-warning-over-state-support-rival-qantas
  10. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay pilot union decides against industrial action

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:37am by Phila Siu

    ... is a form of industrial action whereby employees do no more than the minimum required by the rules of their contracts. In a letter to its 1,900 members last week, the association's general ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1376307/cathay-pilot-union-decides-against-industrial-action

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