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  1. News - China - AVIATION

    Military exercises cause major flight delays in China as PLA carries out live fire drills

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:38am by Amy Li

    ... for five days from tomorrow, and in the Gulf of Tonkin for seven days from yesterday. Military experts said the drills were intended to signal China's tough stance towards Japan and its ally, ...

  2. News - World - AVIATION

    Lufthansa flight attendants launch 24-hour strike

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 02:30pm by Associated Press in Berlin

    ... scheduled flights across the world. The escalating labour battle comes as Germany’s largest airline struggles to fend off challenges from budget carriers and government-owned airlines in the Persian Gulf. The strike was the most extensive of three work stoppages over the past week after 13 months of contract negotiations broke down over differences in pay and union demands that the airline ...

  3. News - World - AVIATION

    That’s serious legroom: Mideast airline Etihad offers bed and bath suites

    Posted May 05th 2014, 01:11pm by Associated Press

    ... money with it.... This is a top-end market. There is demand here.” Etihad is the smallest of three rapidly expanding, government-backed Gulf carriers redrawing global aviation maps by funneling ...

  4. 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

    ... path". The hunt will now encompass a larger swathe of the Gulf of Thailand and the South China Sea, while the western coast of Malaysia and all the land between the two area is being scoured. ...

  5. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Dubai nudging Hong Kong out as transit hub between Asia-Pacific and Europe

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 11:15am by Charlotte So

    ... of runway capacity at [the Hong Kong airport] or Singapore's Changi can compensate for what the Gulf carriers can offer in Europe by pooling traffic into a central hub and offering dozens ...

  6. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Air show orders race past US$100b

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:25am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Boeing gets jump on Airbus as Gulf airlines sign on for new jet in Dubai, with Cathay in the frame Air show orders race past US$100b Gulf airlines splashed out on well over US$100 billion of orders on day one of the Dubai Airshow, underscoring a shift in power in the aviation industry and giving a boost to the formal launch of Boeing's newest jet, ...

  7. News - World - AVIATION

    Sleeping passenger left aboard United plane for night at Houston airport

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 09:42pm by AP

    ... … It was like it was secured for the night PASSENGER TOM WAGNER As the captain of an oil platform supply boat in the Gulf of Mexico, Wagner said he was no stranger to bumps and other movement while he ...

  8. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Airlines step up their game in fight for Asia's jet set

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:57pm by Reuters

    ... and famous for its iconic “Singapore Girl” in sarong kebaya uniform, faces pressure from free-spending Gulf carriers. State-backed Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways are investing ...

  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Qantas brings forward Asian flight times

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 01:00pm by Bloomberg

    ... to the Gulf carrier's Dubai hub and a 17-year alliance with British Airways on the long-haul routes will be dropped as a result. Qantas cancelled an order in August for 35 787-9 Dreamliner models ...

  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Turkish Airlines seeks to create hub serving Asia and Europe

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... of more than 24 million people who can be reached by single-aisle aircraft, a level unmatched by its competitors in the Gulf area. "We are now getting passengers from the European ...




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