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  1. 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

    ... significantly on Tuesday to include a major land search, as the company revealed the plane was given a clean bill of health just 10 days before it vanished. After drawing a blank for more than three ... In a statement the airline said Tuesday that the B777-200 aircraft had undergone maintenance just 10 days before its disappearance, and no health issues had been found. "The aircraft was delivered ...

  2. News - World - AVIATION

    Rolls-Royce accused of sacking jet engineer for whistle-blowing over safety concerns

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 08:49pm by GDN

    ... safety concerns Rolls-Royce has been accused of sacking a senior engineer after he blew the whistle on allegations of potentially serious problems with the company's jet engines. Dr Hilmi Kurt-Elli, a senior design engineer, claimed at a British employment tribunal on Tuesday that he was dismissed after raising safety concerns with the chief executive, John Rishton. The company said ...

  3. 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

    ... the runway and ensure other maintenance and safety work. Macau's ultimate capacity, as with Zhuhai, is pitifully small, in the region of 7.2 million passengers- woefully inadequate for Hong ...

  4. News - World - AVIATION

    Asiana admits error in fatal 2013 San Francisco crash landing, slams Boeing

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:42am by AP

    ... not. Boeing countered in its own filing with the National Transportation Safety Board that the plane performed as expected, and the pilots were to blame for the July 6 crash because they stuck ...

  5. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Boeing 777 at centre of Malaysia Airlines disappearance had clocked up 'normal' 20,000 hours' flying time

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 02:09pm by DANNY LEE, Lana Lam, AGENCIES

    ... Danny Lee, Lana Lam and Agencies Disappearance shocks experts due to plane's safety record Boeing 777 is a jet renowned for safety, efficiency The Boeing 777 is considered one of the safest aircraft in the skies, with barely a blemish on its 19-year safety record, a fact that has only deepened the mystery over the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet. The crash landing ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong drone pilot's fine dropped as US authorities plan appeal

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by AFP, DANNY LEE

    ... and in a "careless or reckless manner" in violation of a ban on using drones for money-making purposes. But in a ruling on Thursday, a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) judge granted ... "The agency is concerned that this decision could impact the safe operation of the national airspace system and the safety of people and property on the ground." Enthusiasts ...

  7. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Aviation mysteries: the flights that just vanished from the radar

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 05:49pm by Ada Lee

    ... to human error. Technological advances have greatly reduced airline accidents in recent years. Monitoring group the Aviation Safety Network said there were just 265 fatalities in airline crashes ...

  8. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: The unanswered questions

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 09:33pm

    ... decent” at 35,500 ft, crashing mid-flight on December 17, 1997. All 97 passenger and seven crew died onboard the Boeing 737. The National Transportation Safety Board was among the investigators ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    12 people hurt as plane hits 'strong turbulence'

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

    ... The department also said it would assist an investigation into the incident to be spearheaded by the Japan Transport Safety Board.   ...

  10. News - World - AVIATION

    US court shields airlines from libel over exaggerated security alerts

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 09:48pm by NYT

    ... the Transportation Security Administration that he could be armed and may be "unstable". The justices said on Monday that in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, federal air safety officials need ...




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