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  1. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Air China blames yuan depreciation for 55.42pc fall in first-half profit

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 11:17am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... with a net exchange translation gain of 1.119 billion yuan in the same period last year. Analysts said the results were in line with or even slightly above expectations and the fundamentals were ...

  2. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Bank of China leasing unit to expand fleet with 82 Boeings

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:10am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... BOC Aviation is boosting its fleet is in line with Boeing's and Airbus' market forecast. "It is not aggressive in my book," said Dewey Yee, a consultant with 30 years ...

  3. Business - Companies - AVIATION

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

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

    ... shortage. Swire dominates Hong Kong's aviation landscape, owning Cathay Pacific Airways, Haeco and its engine maintenance sister company Haesl. Two smaller firms focusing on line maintenance ... years in the Asia-Pacific region, making up close to 40 per cent of global demand. Meanwhile, Haeco said its line maintenance subsidiary in Singapore, SHaeco, which made a loss last year, had ...

  4. News - China - AVIATION

    ‘I closed my eyes and hoped I would be OK’: passengers on planes that turned back before Penghu crash relive terror

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:48am by Adrian Wan

    ... and wait for a good opportunity to land," said the Penghu native who works in Taipei. "He also said there were a couple of flights waiting in line to land. "While we were waiting up ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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- ...

  10. 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 ...




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