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  1. News - China - AVIATION

    Flight from Shanghai to London forced to make emergency landing in Russia

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:15am

    ... measure due to a technical issue detected inflight” and the fuel dump was standard procedure. Virgin added that safety was its top priority. British Olympic diver Tom Daley, 20, was a passenger on the jet. The Olympic bronze medallist was flying back to London a day after competing in Shanghai at the Fina Diving World Cup, in which he came fourth in the 10m platform event. “Just had to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557148/shanghai-london-flight-forced-make-emergency-landing-russia
  2. News - China - AVIATION

    PLA drills a factor in recent flight delays, China's aviation chief confirms

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:42am by Alice Yan

    ... the number of scheduled flights. International flights may not be affected because they are normally given priority at mainland airports, a duty supervisor for Air China at Shanghai Pudong International Airport told the South China Morning Post. Cathy Zhang, an American-Chinese woman who took a flight from Shanghai Pudong to Lanzhou yesterday, said the disruption to services ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558500/pla-drills-factor-recent-flight-delays-chinas-aviation-chief-confirms
  3. News - China - AVIATION

    Couple who survived Taiwan air crash rescued schoolgirl from wreckage

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:15am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Couple who survived tell how they plucked girl from smoking wreckage Military couple Tsai Pei-ju and Yen Wan-ju were on their way back to the navy base on Penghu Island where they are stationed when they boarded flight GE222 at Kaohsiung International Airport. The ill-fated flight ended with them in the mangled remains of the TransAsia Airways ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558540/couple-who-survived-taiwan-air-crash-tell-how-they-rescued-schoolgirl
  4. News - World - AVIATION

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

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

    ... witnesses reported seeing the Honolulu-bound plane crash about a 1.5km from shore shortly after taking off from Pago Pago International Airport. The Sulemans had made stops throughout Europe, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558439/teenage-pilot-dies-crash-during-round-world-record-bid
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556860/third-runway-has-backing-2500-strong-pilots-group
  6. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Near miss on Danang runway after trainee air traffic controller left in charge

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi, Vietnam Near miss on runway as intern left in charge Two planes nearly collided at an airport in central Vietnam after a young intern was left in charge ... to an accident," a CAAV statement said. The intern instructed a Jetstar Pacific plane to take off from the same runway where a Vietnam Airlines plane had just landed, according to state media. The planes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554908/near-miss-danang-runway-after-trainee-air-traffic-controller-left-charge
  7. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Chinese place a third of Airbus A320 orders at Farnborough Airshow

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:57am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Chinese firms hungry for A320s at Farnborough Chinese aircraft lessors accounted for close to a third of the US$39 billion worth of orders Airbus got for its popular narrow-body family of A320s at the Farnborough International Airshow, where the aircraft manufacturer garnered a record US$496 billion of business. Hong Kong Aviation Capital, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1555918/chinese-place-third-airbus-a320-orders-farnborough-airshow
  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

    ... said the airport could turn into a "low efficiency, low value and high cost" operation. "There is no reason for our international airport to compete, and at such high cost, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553618/airport-bosses-accused-manipulating-flight-figures-justify-third
  9. News - World - AVIATION

    Stakes high at Farnborough air show as Airbus chases A350 orders

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AGENCIES

    ... for plane makers at top air show A lot is at stake at Britain's Farnborough International Air Show, the aviation industry's biggest event, which opens today. The biennial trade show ... But Farnborough might miss out on the US F-35 fighter jet- which would be a blow to organisers. The first international appearance of the F-35, set for Britain last Friday, was cancelled as the plane ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553431/stakes-high-no1-air-show-airbus-chases-a350-orders-f-35-fighter-set-debut
  10. 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

    ... In 2011, there were 860 crimes. The latest figures have sparked renewed concerns about the standards of aviation security at Hong Kong International Airport which suffered last year when Sidney ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550592/security-questioned-crime-rises-chek-lap-kok-airport

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