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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

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Exercises cut capacity at airports in country's east by up to two-thirds Another day, another airport delay Air travellers in eastern provinces were again hit by massive flight delays yesterday, with capacity cut by up to two-thirds thanks to ongoing PLA military exercises. The civil aviation regulator issued an orange alert- the second highest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1560122/another-day-yet-another-delay-chinas-airports-including-shanghai
  2. News - China - AVIATION

    PLA drills a factor in recent flight delays, China's aviation chief confirms

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:42am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Civil aviation authority says military exercises and the weather have hit services at 12 airports PLA drills add to passengers' flight delays The mainland's civil aviation regulator confirmed yesterday that PLA military exercises and the weather have caused widespread delays at 12 busy airports in the east of the country. A statement from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558500/pla-drills-factor-recent-flight-delays-chinas-aviation-chief-confirms
  3. News - Asia - AVIATION

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

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

    ... in its search-and-rescue zone, said the vessel Fugro Equator, which it contracted, had begun its work mapping the ocean floor. It will be joined by PLA navy ship Zhu Kezhen in conducting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536857/mh370-search-zone-relocate-south
  4. News - China - AVIATION

    China to face widespread flight delays due to three-week ‘military exercises’

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 05:03pm by Andrea Chen, Nectar Gan

    ... Andrea Chen and Nectar Gan PLA exercises thought to be cause of weeks of disruption in Shanghai, Nanjing and elsewhere 'Drills' force delays at 12 busy airports in east Twelve mainland airports, many of them among the busiest, will be hit by widespread delays until the middle of next month because of what are believed to be PLA military exercises. The mainland's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557191/pla-military-drills-believed-cause-25pc-cut-flights-12-mainland-airports
  5. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Millions of Hong Kong fliers delayed by mainland military restrictions

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:40pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com About 100,000 flights using Chek Lap Kok each year have up to 20 minutes added to flight time thanks to height restrictions, analysis shows PLA's wall ... imposed by the PLA was extending flight times by between 10 and 20 minutes. "We found that, between 2010 and 2012, about 30 per cent of planes needed to fly through this 'sky wall'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563783/millions-hong-kong-passengers-have-their-flights-affected-military
  6. News - China - AVIATION

    Couple who survived Taiwan air crash rescued schoolgirl from wreckage

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:15am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Couple who survived tell how they plucked girl from smoking wreckage Military couple Tsai Pei-ju and Yen Wan-ju were on their way back to the navy base on Penghu Island where they are stationed when they boarded flight GE222 at Kaohsiung International Airport. The ill-fated flight ended with them in the mangled remains of the TransAsia Airways ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558540/couple-who-survived-taiwan-air-crash-tell-how-they-rescued-schoolgirl
  7. News - World - AVIATION

    Stakes high at Farnborough air show as Airbus chases A350 orders

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AGENCIES

    ... it to the air show. Both the US air force and navy have ordered a halt to all F-35 flights following a June 23 engine fire on one of the planes, which at US$400 billion is the most expensive weapons ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553431/stakes-high-no1-air-show-airbus-chases-a350-orders-f-35-fighter-set-debut
  8. News - China - AVIATION

    China considers monitoring civilian pilots after disappearance of flight MH370

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... The People's Liberation Army developed a pilot monitoring system that was being used by its air force, the PLA Daily reported in 2005. Its core components are contained in a lightweight vest which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1493985/china-considers-monitoring-civilian-pilots-after-disappearance-flight
  9. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Malaysia Airlines passengers weep, pray as jet turns back in safety scare

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:12am by Agence France-Presse

    ... the Indian Ocean seabed for signs of wreckage, has about 310 square kilometres of its search remaining. The US Navy submersible is searching an area 4,500 metres deep where the last "ping" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1493411/malaysia-airlines-passengers-weep-pray-jet-turns-back-safety-scare
  10. News - China - AVIATION

    Engineers pursue the ‘Blue Whale’- the helicopter that can exceed 700km/h

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... The PLA sent its most advanced helicopters to the area, but television footage showed that the bulk of the rescue work was carried out by Black Hawk helicopters imported from the US in the 1980s. ... mainly for military applications so 'the Chinese army and navy can achieve 'all-terrain reach'." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1308873/engineers-pursue-blue-whale-helicopter-can-exceed-700kmh

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