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  1. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Hong Kong's role as air hub doomed unless third runway is built soon

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:09pm by DAVID DODWELL

    ... of Lantau Peak- can never be increased to the levels of an airport like Heathrow. Airport operating hours were already being extended at maximum speed, with limits imposed by the need to maintain ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong will suffer without a third runway, expert says

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by Ada Lee

    ... cause the loss of the pink dolphin habitat off Lantau, and that would cost the city HK$36.1 billion over 10 years. ...

  3. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Weak passenger revenues could offset fuel cost savings at Big Three airlines

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 10:47am by Charlotte So

    ... analysts said. Traffic on those routes slumped more than 40 per cent in 2012 owing to a conflict between the two countries over disputed islands in the East China Sea. Still, the drop in fuel ...

  4. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Experts say flights in cruise phase rarely experience problems

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:02am by Lana Lam, DANNY LEE

    ... Evans, who has worked in search and rescue for 27 years with experience in Britain, Cyprus and the Falkland Islands, said that the most dangerous times of a flight are during take-off ...

  5. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Land search for Malaysia Airlines plane begins as firm reveals aircraft had no 'issues with health'

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 06:05am by STAFF AND WIRES

    ... Staff Reporters in Beijing and Agencies in Kuala Lumpur and Phu Quoc Island Crew of Cathay Pacific Hong Kong-Kuala Lumpur bound flight reports large amount of debris was spotted off the coast of southeast Vietnam, says Hong Kong’s Civil Aviation Department Investigators refusing to rule out foul play The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was widened in scope ...

  6. News - Asia - AVIATION

    ‘My son, my son!’ Agony of relatives forced to wait for news of missing Malaysia Airlines flight

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 04:38pm by DANNY LEE, Keith Zhai, Adrian Wan

    ... reports a signal has been picked up from Flight 370 near Cape Ca Mau. 12.37pm: Vietnamese media quotes Navy Admiral Ngo Van Phat as saying plane crashed 246 kilometres south of Phu Quoc Island ...

  7. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Five young children among missing Malaysia Airlines passengers as air search called off

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 09:05am by DANNY LEE, Andrea Chen, AGENCIES

    ... crew. A smaller Twin Otter aircraft, operated by its unit MASwings, crashed upon landing in Malaysia’s Sabah state on Borneo island last October, killing a co-pilot and a passenger. Additional ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    12 people hurt as plane hits 'strong turbulence'

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 08:21pm by Shirley Zhao and Samuel Chan

    ... were sent to Princess Margaret Hospital in Kwai Chung and North Lantau Hospital in Tung Chung. Of the eight, a stewardess was still in serious condition in hospital last night. She was earlier ...

  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Taiwan airlines join budget race amid shift in demand

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 01:41am by Ralph Jennings

    ... Taiwan airlines join budget race amid shift in demand Two Taiwanese airlines that are playing catch-up in the island's budget flight market are banking on a shift in local passengers' ... this market and Taiwan itself doesn't have one," said Fang Chia-wen, the public relations chief at TransAsia, the island's oldest airline. "There's a demand, so we applied ...

  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Crunch vote for key airport depot

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:28am by Charlotte So

    ... Airways said that the airline believed a balance could be struck to foster the development of Lantau "and at the same time ensure the construction of a third runway moves ahead". ...




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