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  1. Business - Companies

    Hong Kong says it won't process new airlines' applications as Jetstar waits

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... It did not say what additional elements would be considered. Jetstar Hong Kong, a low-cost carrier owned by Qantas Airways and China Eastern Airlines, had secured a local investor and planned ... economist Shan Chuanbo. A further delay would protect the interests of local airlines such as Cathay Pacific Airways. Jetstar had a "positive and ongoing dialogue with the regulator" ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Time to flush your drugs: airline’s tip for arrival in Sydney brings apology

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 09:52pm by AP

    ... to "flush" any illegal drugs they were carrying because there were drug-sniffer dogs at Sydney airport. Many of the 210 passengers aboard the Jetstar flight from Gold Coast City on Sunday night had ... he added. The newspaper said the warning prompted passengers to rush for the toilets. A Jetstar spokesman said the public response had been mixed. "The crew member's words were ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No reason to give Jetstar a home in Hong Kong

    Posted May 19th 2014, 09:13pm by ANDREW PYNE

    ... Andrew Pyne Andrew Pyne says to comply with the Basic Law, authorities would be right to deny Jetstar a home base in Hong Kong. And, with other low-cost carriers already operating here, consumers wouldn't lose out Reasons to abort More than one year after the project was first mooted, the debate over whether low-cost airline Jetstar should be able to secure designation ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Jetstar Hong Kong's arrival puts airline control rules in the spotlight

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 06:07pm by ALAN TAN

    ... Alan Tan Alan Tan says HK faces hard decision on joint ventures of foreign carriers Jetstar's arrival puts airline control rules in the spotlight Jetstar's muscling into the Hong Kong market has left a trail of recriminations. The incumbent airlines, primarily Cathay Pacific, have attacked Jetstar Hong Kong's proposed entry as violating the Basic Law requirement ...

  5. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Jetstar Hong Kong grounds 7 new Airbus planes as licence approval delayed

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 11:37am by Charlotte So

    ... wait puts Jetstar in a spot over new planes Jetstar Hong Kong is in talks to sell some of its fleet of new Airbus 320 planes and lease them back in a bid to cut the crippling costs ... aircraft in order to mitigate our financial burden," a source with knowledge of the plan said. Sources close to Jetstar said seven aircraft that the airline had taken delivery of remained ...

  6. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Jetstar woos Hong Kong investors to secure regulatory nod

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Officials told Sino-Australian venture to follow Cathay's shareholding model, say sources Jetstar Hong Kong, the low-cost airline seeking regulatory approval to set up in the city, is inviting local investors on board to defuse political opposition to its take-off. The company - owned by China Eastern Airlines and Jetstar Group, a unit of Australian airline Qantas - lodged its ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Cathay Pacific chief says Jetstar Hong Kong licence goes against Basic Law

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Jetstar licence 'against Basic Law' Cathay Pacific Airways has fired another salvo against Jetstar Hong Kong in its bid to block the launch of the low-cost carrier. John Slosar, the chief executive of Hong Kong's main airline, said it would be unfair if Jetstar Hong Kong - which he described as a franchise of foreign carriers - were ...

  8. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Jetstar Hong Kong chief Pansy Ho lets fly at budget airline’s opponents

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Ho lets fly at Jetstar opponents Budget airline start-up Jetstar Hong Kong chairman Pansy Ho Chiu-king yesterday hit back at its opponents, saying the city has room for low-cost carriers. ... players to balance the market, and we know how to manage capacity and efficiency Jetstar Hong Kong chairman Pansy Ho Chiu-king Her comments followed opposition last week from Cathay Pacific ...

  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Jetstar Hong Kong not a genuine local carrier, says Cathay in bid to ground budget airline

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 01:11pm by Charlotte So

    ... Cathay stirs up storm over Jetstar HK bid to take off In a fresh attempt to stop a budget airline from taking off in Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific Airways said yesterday that it has filed an objection to Jetstar Hong Kong's application to run scheduled services in the city on the ground that it violates the Basic Law and is not a genuine local carrier. Founded by Qantas Airways ...

  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Jetstar Hong Kong hopes Shun Tak deal will secure licence

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Jetstar HK hopes Shun Tak deal will secure licence Jetstar Hong Kong's long wait to receive an operating licence may be coming to an end after the start-up took Stanley Ho's Shun Tak conglomerate aboard as an investor. The low-cost carrier (LCC) joint venture between China Eastern Airlines and Qantas' Jetstar Group is now more ...




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