• Thursday
  • July 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 6:00pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 47 for poverty line

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Airport bosses accused of manipulating flight figures to justify third runway

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Ernest Kao

    ... views were in line with that of the authority. Both pointed out that the airport was the most efficient in the world, with 267 workload units per flight movement. One workload unit is equal ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Summer holiday flights under threat as Cathay pay talks break down

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:15am by Simon Parry

    ... to the talks said any decision to work to rule was "some distance down the line", but that the impasse made industrial action more likely. Asked whether a work-to-rule move was likely, Beebe ... is not only an industrial issue but a safety issue." The company's spokeswoman said the smaller crews were "in line with the standard practice of other carriers" and would ...

  3. Business - Comment - AVIATION

    Why US passengers loathe airport productivity gains

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:13am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... little. They have been on the front lines of cost-cutting as the competitive landscape sharpened for US airlines, owing to everything from the deregulation of the industry that began in the late ...

  4. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Firm fuel prices force Asian airlines into hedging

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:21am by Reuters

    ... the spokesman said. ANA's hedge ratio for its 2014 financial year is 45 per cent, similar to the 2013 and 2012 financial years, said a spokesman for Japan's largest carrier. Korean Air Lines ...

  5. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Weak passenger revenues could offset fuel cost savings at Big Three airlines

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 10:47am by Charlotte So

    ... airlines' top line. Mainland officials also cut their travel budgets to comply with the anti-extravagance campaign launched by Beijing more than a year ago, hurting demand for first- ...

  6. News - World - AVIATION

    Global high-fliers pay up big to stay away from the economy-class masses

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:47pm by AP

    ... airlines have put a greater focus on catering to the most affluent fliers' desire for new levels of privacy. There is a lot of money on the line. At big carriers such as American Airlines, ... in discreet corners of their terminals in New York, Chicago and elsewhere, that allow for a speedy check-in. Boarding passes in hand, travellers move straight through to the front of security lines ...

  7. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Cathay continues to idle part of its freight fleet

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:34am by CHALOTTE SO

    ... overcapacity in the industry, the scattering of the production lines on the mainland for Apple's iPhones and iPads has added to Cathay's woes. "In the past, we could wait here for the products to be trucked down from the production lines in the Pearl River Delta … now we have to fly to new production centres in Chongqing and Zhengzhou," Woodrow said. Chief executive John ...

  8. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Virgin's Branson issues warning over state support for rival Qantas

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by AFP

    ... limits on foreign investment or provide state intervention to help shore up its bottom line as it battles record fuel costs and fierce competition from subsidised rivals. The Australian carrier ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Dozens of Hong Kong-based Virgin Atlantic cabin crew to lose jobs

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:04am by Charlotte So

    ... and the cancellation of Sydney is part of it." Branson sold a 49 per cent stake in Virgin to Delta Air Lines in December 2012, in a move to help the loss-making airline to stay afloat. An industry veteran ...

  10. News - World - AVIATION

    New York's outdated LaGuardia Airport set for US$3.6b revamp

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AP

    ... of its models while the assembly line is still running... But this is the way airports get redeveloped. Every airline understands this." ...




SCMP.com Account