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  1. News - World - AVIATION

    Captain of delayed flight in Wyoming, US, orders pizzas to placate passengers

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:04am by AP

    ... back,"' Ritchie said, recalling what he told his employees. In all, they made about 35 pizzas and delivered them to the airport, where the driver handed the food off to flight attendants. KUSA-TV ...

  2. News - World - AVIATION

    Mismanaged approach and complex cockpit cited in Asiana crash

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:05am by Agence France-Presse

    ... and burst into flames, in the first commercial airliner disaster in the United States since 2009. “In this investigation, we have learned that pilots must understand and command automation, ... at the end of a day-long NTSB hearing that concluded the federal agency’s probe into the July 6, last year disaster. While the Boeing 777 was in the hands of “a seasoned flight crew with a good ...

  3. News - World - AVIATION

    British Airways faces strike threat over junior cabin crew pay

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:09pm by GDN

    ... should reach £20,000 with full-flying rosters. The new flexible crew had been hoping to close the wage gap with their better-paid colleagues and counterparts, but have made no progress. Anger has ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay Pacific offers improved pay deal in bid to end pilots' dispute

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Disruption still possible as cockpit crew union sees improved deal as only a 'stepping stone' New pay offer in bid to end Cathay pilots' dispute Cathay Pacific Airways has made an improved pay offer to its pilots in a bid to end a long-running dispute that could trigger a work-to-rule by cockpit crew over the peak summer travel period. The offer ...

  5. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Search for missing flight MH370 to focus on new area of Indian Ocean

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:48pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Canberra MH370 search to focus on new area The next phase of the underwater search for the missing Malaysian airliner will focus on an area of the Indian Ocean hundreds of kilometres south of the first suspected crash site. Martin Dolan, chief commissioner of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, said yesterday an announcement would be made next week on exactly where ...

  6. News - China - AVIATION

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

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

    ... be made,” he said. China Eastern could be reached for comment. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - AVIATION

    Pilots aim for first solar-powered aircraft circumnavigation of globe

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

    ... batteries that add a further 633kg. Thankfully, the Solar Impulse 2 is made from carbon fibre and is one of the most aerodynamic and energy efficient planes ever designed. Test flights are already ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Would you take off in this? Cathay pilot's pet project almost ready for first flight

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Ada Lee

    ... It was also hard to find fuel for the piston-engine aircraft as most planes operating from Hong Kong were jets. Cheng said the confined space had made it more difficult to work on the parts. When ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Fred Lam, head of trade development council, to be Airport Authority chief executive

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Executive Leung Chun-ying. He was made authority chairman this month but will serve only one year and then swap jobs with So, the Trade Development Council chairman. Lo said Lam was chosen from more ...

  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Airbus vows not to rush A330 revamp

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:21am by Reuters

    ... the world an awful lot but in spite of all the promises it made, airlines have found that the A330 still has a lot to deliver," said executive vice-president Kiran Rao. Boeing has dismissed ...




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