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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - AVIATION

    Pilots aim for first solar-powered aircraft circumnavigation of globe

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:22pm by Jamie Carter

    ... Jamie Carter life@scmp.com Hi-tech plane follows the sun With a top speed of a mere 69km/h, it's not going to revolutionise the aviation industry at large, but the planned journey ... a huge solar panel. Its enormous 72-metre wings- longer even than those of a Boeing 747- harvest energy from the sun using an incredible 17,000 solar cells. They provide four 17.5 CV electric ...

  2. News - China - AVIATION

    China Eastern airplane skids off runway in second mishap in two days

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 09:27pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... to a Weibo post by state broadcaster CCTV. Last Friday, Boeing announced that China Eastern agreed to order 80 Boeing 737s. Professor Sun Ruishan, director of the Research Institute of Civil Aviation ...

  3. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    New budget carrier no threat to Hong Kong airlines

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:55am by TIFFANY AP

    ... [Hong Kong Express] recently transformed [itself] a few months ago. There is room, much room for growth in Hong Kong and in North Asia." Patrick Yeung, chief executive of Dragonair, Cathay ...

  4. News - World - AVIATION

    Scientists hope glider Perlan II will unlock the secrets of stratosphere

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:30pm by NYT

    ... waiting to be glued together. In the end, all will be painted a reflective white to stop the sun from heating the parts enough to weaken the epoxy. Squeezed into a fuselage about 90 centremetres ...

  5. 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

    ... Speaking for the first time to the media since taking the job last month, Ho, who is Macau gaming tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun's daughter, said that a new budget airline would complement ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Photographers keep a close eye on the planes at Chek Lap Kok

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... their cameras to the skies. As the sun shifted, they would move to the balcony of a nearby high-rise and keep shooting away. Then there were the shots to be had of planes skimming the rooftops ...

  7. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Dragonair to curb hiring and buying new planes amid China slowdown

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... in the mainland economy and air traffic growth. Patrick Yeung, chief executive of Dragonair, said the airline will recruit 100 cabin crew staff this year, compared with 330 recruitments last year. ... destinations in the first quarter. Last year, the carrier launched and re-launched eight destinations. Yeung said Dragonair is evaluating new destinations but he did not elaborate. Cathay and Dragonair ...

  8. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Tourists shore up Hong Kong-Taiwan flights

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Hong Kong and Taiwan held up well even after the direct flight services," China Airlines chairman Sun Huang-hsiang said. "We used to fly 120 flights between Hong Kong and Taipei ... high hopes that the flights between Hong Kong and Tainan will help to boost the growth." Sun said the load factor of the new service, deploying a 150-seat B737-800, was 70 per cent ...

  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Hong Kong airlines dive into budget travel market

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... said Jeff Sun Jianfeng, the chief operating officer of sister company Hong Kong Airlines. HNA is the fourth-largest airline group on the mainland. At least four Airbus 320s operated by Hong ... Express currently flies to regional destinations on the mainland, Taiwan and southeast Asia but Sun said the new low-cost carrier would fly to tourist cities. Hong Kong Airlines will ply lucrative ...

  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Dragonair revamps its business and economy cabins

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... as it expands its fleet, recruits extra cabin and flight crew, and adds new destinations. Chief executive Patrick Yeung Wai-tim declined to specify how much the revamp is costing, saying the figure ... increase was because Dragonair's passenger fleet has almost doubled, from 21 aircraft in early 2003 to 38 at present. Yeung said the previous economy class makeover was made during that 2003 ...




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