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  1. News - China Insider - AVIATION

    Emergency on smog-diverted Chinese plane as two airports refuse landing: report

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 01:46pm by Chris Luo

    ... due to low visibility caused by heavy air pollution that had enveloped the city, it said.  The pilots of the plane, an Airbus A321 carrying nearly 200 passengers, then requested to divert ... flights that were running low on fuel. Heavy air pollution in Beijing and its surrounding areas severely disrupted flights to and from the city at the weekend when the city’s Air Quality Index ...

  2. News - China - AVIATION

    Chinese pilots told to certify for smog 'blind landings'

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:03pm by Zhuang Pinghui, Li Jing

    ... Zhuang Pinghui and Li Jing Aviation authorities require mainland pilots to upgrade their capability to land in hazy weather as pollution increasingly becomes a fact of life Pilots told to adapt with 'blind landings' The smog has become so bad on the mainland that all commercial pilots flying between Beijing and the country's busiest airports must be prepared ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - AVIATION

    Pilots aim for first solar-powered aircraft circumnavigation of globe

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:22pm by Jamie Carter

    ... polluting, if Solar Impulse 2 does make it round the globe, it will become the first ever round-the-world solar flight. It will be piloted by psychiatrist, balloonist and explorer Bertrand Piccard, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong will suffer without a third runway, expert says

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by Ada Lee

    ... pollution. Echevarne said a new runway in Hong Kong would bring more benefits to the region than having it in other cities like Shenzhen or Guangzhou because of the Hong Kong airport's greater ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    London Heathrow bosses set out plans for third runway

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... pollution levels of at least 57 decibels affecting around 260,000 people living near the site. However, Matthews said by 2030 between 10 and 20 per cent fewer people would be within Heathrow's ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Environmental impact report on third runway ready by year end

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... the multibillion-dollar project at Chek Lap Kok airport would be inevitable. But he declined to say how much government funding he had in mind. "We will try our best to reduce and mitigate possible pollution ...

  7. Business - AVIATION

    Chinese airlines defy Europe over emissions rules

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... for pollution on flights made within the EU. It said that almost all airlines had fully complied with their emissions trading scheme obligations. However, eight Chinese carriers, including majors ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Airport Authority promises social impact study for third runway

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... on investment study carried out by the New Economics Foundation for the third runway at London's Heathrow Airport- to put a monetary value on such social costs as noise, air pollution ...



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