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  1. News - Asia

    Powerful New Zealand winter storm disrupts air traffic

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:17pm by Associated Press in Wellington

    ... About 28,000 homes in capital Wellington lost power A winter storm bearing powerful winds disrupted air traffic across New Zealand on Friday as well as cutting power to some homes, forcing ... transportation, brought down trees and power lines, and ripped tiles from suburban roofs. About 28,000 homes in Wellington lost power. Ocean waves measuring 15 meters (49 feet) from trough to peak were ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria air strikes kill 20 people including civilians, activists say

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 10:30am by Associated Press in Beirut

    ... and gray smoke into the sky. President Bashar al-Assad’s air force has been one of his biggest assets in the two-year-old civil war and he has used warplanes and helicopters to try to check rebel ... deliberate airstrikes against civilians, killing at least 4,300 people since the summer. Saturday’s air raid struck the town of Saraqeb in Idlib province, according to the Britain-based Syrian ...

  3. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Asian airlines to lead 20pc increase in 2013 earnings on capacity cuts: IATA

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... as capacity cuts help pack planes to record levels, the International Air Transport Association (Iata) says. Carriers are likely to generate net income of US$12.7 billion this year, the industry group ... should post a profit this year, led by those in Asia, with projected earnings of US$4.6 billion, and North America, with US$4.4 billion, the airline industry trade association said. Carriers, set ...

  4. News - World - FALKLANDS

    Argentine president slams Falklands vote as ‘parody’

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 04:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Buenos Aires

    ... Agence France-Presse in Buenos Aires Argentine President Cristina Kirchner on Tuesday slammed as a “parody” the referendum in the disputed Falkland islands, where residents voted in favour ... according to official results, with a 92 per cent turnout. Only three of the 1,517 valid ballots were cast against staying an internally self-governing British territory. Argentina wants the United ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US military helicopter crashes in Okinawa

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 06:07pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo A US military helicopter crashed at an American base on the southern island of Okinawa, Japanese and US officials said on Monday. A HH-60 rescue helicopter crashed in a training area at Camp Hansen with four crew members on board, the US Air Force said in a statement. The status of the crew members is unknown, it said. The helicopter, which belongs ...

  6. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Air China blames yuan depreciation for 55.42pc fall in first-half profit

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 11:17am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Air China reported a 55.42 per cent fall in first-half earning to 510 million yuan (HK$642.5 million) as mainland airlines suffer from the depreciating ... in an announcement filed with the Hong Kong stock exchange late on Tuesday. The company said “its passenger and cargo transport business achieved an above average performance, although the renminbi-to-US ...

  7. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Air India in pact with China Aircraft Leasing

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:36pm by Bloomberg

    ... Air Transport Association's study last year. Asia would push commercial aircraft sales to US$5.2 trillion over the next 20 years as China overtook the US as the world's largest ... Bloomberg China Aircraft Leasing seals deal with Air India China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings seeks to expand in Asia after becoming the first plane lessor in the region to go public ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea rushes to complete lavish ski resort

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 03:28pm by Associated Press in Masik Pass

    ... Associated Press in Masik Pass Kim Tae-yong, secretary-general of North Korea’s ski association, views the sprawling alpine landscape before him with unabashed pride. Facing a strong, cold ... Minivans equipped with loudspeakers blast patriotic music into the crisp mountain air. Masik’s ski runs - at the moment long stretches of bright-brown dirt dotted with rocks, weeds and patches ...

  9. News - China

    Bo Xilai's trial shows greed, machinations of China’s elite

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 09:00am by Associated Press in Jinan

    ... the first visuals of the woman since she was convicted of murder last year. Speaking softly but apparently at ease, Gu said Xu gave the family the villa, paid for their international air tickets ... Associated Press in Jinan Greed, machinations and betrayal in one of China’s elite families were on display Friday when prosecutors in the corruption trial of disgraced politician Bo Xilai ...

  10. 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

    ... In 2011, the authority wrote that the dual-runway system would reach its practical capacity between 2019 and 2022. However, the International Air Transport Association reportedly suggested in its ... 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 ...




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