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  1. South African wilderness trip beckons the adventurous

    Posted Apr 06th 2004, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... International Wilderness Experience Programme. The nine-day ecological course will see 50 students from Asia, the Middle East, New Zealand and South Africa get back to basics with nature at the Entabeni Game reserve in Johannesburg, South Africa. Cathay Pacific director and chief operating officer Philip Chen said: 'We are sponsoring the programme because we believe it is important ...

  2. Chance to visit South Africa

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... You may have the chance to go to South Africa with young people from other Asian countries this summer. Cathay Pacific Airways is inviting applications for the Cathay Pacific International Wilderness Experience 2006, in which young people from around the Asia-Pacific region will join an educational safari in South Africa from August 22 to 30. The trip, jointly organised by Cathay ...

  3. Qatar Airways spreads its wings with focus on Asia

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... of the expansion would be in Asia, chief executive Akbar Al-Baker said. 'Fifty per cent of the [10 new flights] will be in Asia,' Mr Al-Baker told the South China Morning Post. 'Commercial ... Russell Barling Qatar Airways will fly to at least four new destinations in Asia this year as the Middle Eastern carrier looks to establish itself as one of the region's elite ...

  4. Rush to get airborne in Asia's crowded skies

    Posted Aug 10th 2005, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... of Asia's solid economic growth. Asia's buses, ferries and trains remain slow- and dangerous. On balance, Asia remains the best airline bet around. Africa and South America do not come close. ... of two small Singapore airlines last month, Asia's aviation industry is flying high with seats full across the region. Many new airlines are revving up as rising incomes, growing economies ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... Ernest Shackleton's Endurance Expedition of 1914-17 is best known not for its spectacular failure to reach the South Pole, but for the safe return of its entire crew, thanks to its ... of the lifeboats from the ship Endurance (which was crushed and sunk by pack ice), across 800 nautical miles, from Elephant Island to South Georgia in the South Atlantic, and Shackleton's subsequent ...

  6. Asia heavily weighted in A380 plans

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Southern Airlines and Air China the leading contenders for the 555-seat jet. 'We are hopeful we will be able to announce an order out of Asia in the next 30 days,' Airbus chief commercial officer John Leahy told the South China Morning Post. 'We have a [memorandum of understanding] signed for five aircraft and five options.' Cathay Pacific Airways, meanwhile, denied ...

  7. Cathay's Tyler set to lead global airline group

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... a story in the South China Morning Post last week indicating he was well placed for the top IATA job. Tyler said there had been no news so far, 'but I guess I'll learn something ... leadership of Cathay Pacific through challenging times prepares him well for the job. His knowledge of Asia will help IATA take advantage of opportunities in the industry's largest market. ...

  8. be our guest

    Posted Aug 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fancy a little R&R on one of Asia's most famous stretches of sand? Three nights at the award-winning Furama Resort Danang on China Beach, central Vietnam, can be yours in our simple-to-enter competition. The Furama offers 200 luxuriously furnished rooms and suites with views of the South China Sea or a tropical lagoon. Terraced freshwater pools overlook the wide white sandy ...

  9. Business

    Asia's top airlines should keep from charging for ancillary services

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty It would be detrimental to the good names of Asia's top airlines to follow an industry trend of charging for services such as extra legroom Descend not to a low level How long can Asia's leading airlines, including Cathay Pacific Airways and Singapore Airlines, resist the lucrative lure of "unbundling" their services and charging separately ...

  10. Preparing for take-off

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the key sectors that will be promoted. Similar regional GOH branches have already been established in Australia, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea. 'As Garuda undergoes an historic ...




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