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  1. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Airbus Helicopters sees China, HK as biggest global market in 6 years

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 02:33pm by Reuters

    ... operators,” he added. China simplified flight approval procedures for private aircraft late last year, but the fledgling market for helicopters and small aircraft has been constrained ... estimates there will be 50,000 helicopters in China over the next 30 years. There are only about 330 helicopters currently in operation in China, including Hong Kong. Other small plane makers ...

  2. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Hong Kong spells out status rules for airlines

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:05am by SIJIA JIANG, NICK EDWARDS

    ... operations of the airlines' business is conducted would be relevant. It has also been stipulated clearly in the revised guidelines that public interests will be taken into account when ... Cathay also said it was itself "in full compliance with" the new framework, having operated as a Hong Kong carrier for 68 years. Sources close to the matter said the bureau also looked ...

  3. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    HK Express hopes to be in black after only two years as budget carrier

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:48am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Airline aims to break even by end of the year and be in profit after only two years of operation HK Express hopes to beat the budget carrier odds HK ... changed from full-service to a no-frills operation last October, has more than doubled its passenger traffic, tripled its routes and cut costs by a third in the past year, said deputy chief ...

  4. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    German pilots plan strike at Lufthansa’s cargo unit

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 11:16am by Reuters

    ... from its main hub in Frankfurt during the strike and that it would try to operate as many flights as possible. “Since about half of the freight is being carried by Lufthansa and (subsidiary) ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    Senator wants answers over sabotage of Chicago air traffic control centre

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:32pm by AP

    ... cancelled, disrupting travel nationwide. The system was still not fully functional on Monday. The Aurora facility, 65km west of Chicago, handles planes cruising at high altitudes through the air ...

  6. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Business jet slump fails to deter new players

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:58am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Buffett's NetJets pioneered the model of shared ownership of aircraft in the US in the late 1980s and is preparing to try it out on the mainland after winning an operational permit last week ... on one's relations with the air traffic control commission. Lack of infrastructure is another problem. The country still lacks dedicated general aviation airports or fixed-base operators at civil ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong airlines to allow use of smartphones, tablets during take-off and landing

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:29pm by Ernest Kao

    ... in easing rules over the past year as fears electromagnetic signals could interfere with aircraft systems recede. The department said its review followed technological developments. "Under the new regulations, passengers will be allowed to use [devices] during all phases of flight … provided that the aircraft is certified to be tolerant [to them] and that related operating ...

  8. News - World - AVIATION

    Air France pilots reject 'last offer' to end strike already in its second week

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:35pm by AFP

    ... An offer by French flag carrier Air France to freeze the expansion of its low-cost operation in a bid to end a strike by pilots was yesterday rejected by the main union, dashing hopes ... earn up to €250,000 (HK$2.47 million) a year, with Transavia pilots, who are paid considerably less. The airline has estimated it is losing up to €15 million per day. It operated around 40 per ...

  9. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Japanese probe into Dreamliner battery problem fails to find cause

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... that reduces weight and boosts fuel efficiency. ANA, the single biggest operator of 787s, and its domestic rival Japan Airlines were among the carriers hit by the worldwide grounding of Boeing's ...

  10. News - World - AVIATION

    Drug use by US pilots up fourfold since 1990, fatal crash tests show

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:58pm by Bloomberg

    ... the dangers these substances pose, accident investigators at the NTSB said. Four out of every 10 pilots killed in crashes in 2011 had over-the-counter, prescription or illegal drugs in their systems ... to develop guidelines to better inform people prescribed pain medication about the risks of operating cars, aircraft and other vehicles. ...




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