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  1. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Haeco results likely to be hit by labour shortage in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... A shortage of labour is limiting Hong Kong's position in the aircraft maintenance industry even though it is home to the world's No 2 service provider. Swire-controlled Hong Kong Aircraft ... benefit of free MTR rides," said Ip Wai-ming, a deputy general secretary of the Staff and Workers Union of Hong Kong Civil Airlines. The nature of the aircraft maintenance, repair ...

  2. 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

    ... Shenzhen could "gift" to Hong Kong some spare capacity, but after that, Shenzhen itself will face capacity constraints. And to put it politely, Shenzhen's airport managers made ... David Dodwell For Hong Kong to remain as a regional hub, the government must proceed soon with building a third runway at Chek Lap Kok or risk losing out to rivals Running out of options ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Dragonair to begin direct flights to Myanmar in January

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... to fly direct to Yangon Hong Kong will be connected to Yangon, Myanmar's largest city and former capital, by direct flights from January. The flights by Dragonair are part of increasing ties between Hong Kong and the country, which is emerging from years of economic and political isolation. The national airline, Myanmar Airways International (MAI), also plans direct flights to Hong ...

  4. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Jetstar woos Hong Kong investors to secure regulatory nod

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Hong Kong, the low-cost airline seeking regulatory approval to set up in the city, is inviting local investors on board to defuse political opposition to its take-off. The company- owned ... are now reviewing the new rules and will submit the application very soon," said Jetstar Hong Kong executive Nick Rohrlach. The delay is more than a procedural problem. The definition ...

  5. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Tax incentives key to Hong Kong's aviation leasing hub ambitions

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 03:21am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... incentives key to leasing hub ambitions Major tax incentives may be offered to turn Hong Kong into an aerospace financing centre, a top government adviser said. "We are looking at Ireland and Singapore and what we are doing is taking the best elements and coming up with Hong Kong's version of an aircraft leasing scheme," said Dewey Yee, aerospace finance task force chief ...

  6. Business - Companies - AVIATION

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

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

    ... helicopters in operation in China, including Hong Kong. Other small plane makers are also expanding to cash in on China's growth potential. Textron's Cessna Aircraft and Embraer have started ...

  7. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Hong Kong spells out status rules for airlines

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

    ... rules forairlines The government has finally given a clearer definition of what it means to be a "Hong Kong carrier", which may put an end to proposed budget carrier Jetstar Hong Kong's two-year wait for approval owing to objections on those grounds. The lack of a clear framework to determine the seemingly simple question of whether a carrier is a Hong Kong one or not has ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay Pacific ponders tightening rules on lounge access

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:46am by DANNY LEE

    ... Having said that, I wouldn't be changing as I fly to different countries and there isn't an alternative airline with the same reach from Hong Kong." Airline executives told ...

  9. 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

    ... Science and Law, said drills on such a massive scale in the eastern waters were rare, and were a warning to Japan. A spokeswoman for the Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong said it received notification at 7.30am about the restrictions at Shanghai's two major airports. A spokeswoman for the Airport Authority said six flights between Hong Kong and Pudong were cancelled yesterday ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay flight attendants call for 8 per cent pay rise after airline’s profits soar

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 05:38pm by TIMMY SUNG

    ... said the company would take a number of factors into account when it decided on pay increments for next year for flight attendants, including the operating environment in Hong Kong ... for negotiations which are due to start at the end of the month. The move comes as Cathay is already facing possible industrial action at Christmas from 2,100 of its pilots, after 93 per cent of the Hong ...




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