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  1. News - China - AVIATION

    Military exercises cause major flight delays in China as PLA carries out live fire drills

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:38am by Amy Li

    ... Science and Law, said drills on such a massive scale in the eastern waters were rare, and were a warning to Japan. A spokeswoman for the Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong said it received ... morning. Thirty-nine flights to Hong Kong from airports in the east were delayed, while 30 flights departing Chek Lap Kok left after their scheduled time. Additional reporting by Lana Lam ...

  2. News - China - AVIATION

    ‘I closed my eyes and hoped I would be OK’: passengers on planes that turned back before Penghu crash relive terror

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:48am by Adrian Wan

    ... The plane was carrying 54 passengers and four crew members. Ten people survived. The crashed plane was scheduled to depart Kaohsiung airport at 4pm, but bad weather caused by Typhoon Matmo delayed ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong woman named as passenger on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:00pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com HK woman aboard missing plane A 45-year-old Hong Kong woman was on board the Malaysia Airlines plane, the Immigration Department confirmed yesterday. Lui ... missing. The department said the woman's family had not asked for assistance. But the immigration section of the Hong Kong government's Beijing office said it would reach out to her ...

  4. 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

    ... to the authority's 1992 report that said the system could in fact handle 86 flights. But the Civil Aviation Department has said the 1992 report does not consider factors including the surrounding landscape. ... either have to depart very late in the evening, after midnight, or very early in the morning. For freight operations this may be OK, but passengers do not prefer these timings." He also ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Passengers thrown about Hong Kong-bound plane by turbulence

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 01:26pm by Clifford Lo, LO WEI, Johnny Tam, VICTORIA DUTHIE

    ... sitting at the rear of the plane. "A lot of passengers were scared, but … the crew had it under control and the landing was very good," she said. A Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department ... in Kwai Chung and Yan Chai Hospital in Tsuen Wan. The injured were aged 21 to 63, according to police. The Civil Aviation Department said it would assist an investigation into the incident, which ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Airport bosses accused of manipulating flight figures to justify third runway

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

    ... runways are forecast to reach capacity as early as 2016. But the group's analysis, based on Civil Aviation Department data, found the proportion of narrow-body aircraft rose from 37 per cent ... to solve the capacity bottleneck was to expand the airport into a three-runway system to increase daily flight movements to meet air traffic demand. The Civil Aviation Department said that its ...

  7. 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

    ... would address staff performance issues by boosting training and conducting internal security tests. Calvin Huen, senior manager with Avseco's operations support department, said the company ...

  8. 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

    ... In the latest incident, some 200 passengers were aboard flight 234, which had been due to depart at 9pm on Friday, and most accepted an offer of a transfer to a later flight. Watch: Hong Kong Airlines ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Would you take off in this? Cathay pilot's pet project almost ready for first flight

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Ada Lee

    ... the aircraft- now sitting in the Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company's premises at Chek Lap Kok- obtains final approval from the Civil Aviation Department, Cheng will be at the controls ...

  10. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Malaysia Airlines has previous conviction for 'falsifying passport details to allow passenger on board'

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 11:28am by DANNY LEE

    ... (HK$36,052) in 2012 for allowing a passenger to board its aircraft despite orders not to from immigration authorities in Wellington. It is unclear why the Malaysian national had been deemed unsuitable ... are designed to prevent people who are ineligible for entry to New Zealand from being allowed to board aircraft offshore,” Peter Elms, an official from Immigration New Zealand, said in a statement ...




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