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  1. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay Pacific explores online auction for seat upgrades

    Posted May 29th 2014, 12:40pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Cathay considers seat upgrade auction Cathay Pacific is considering an online auction- similar to ones on eBay- where passengers can bid to upgrade their seats. In a move to boost earnings, the Hong Kong carrier- whose net profits tripled to HK$2.62 billion last year- is exploring a pilot project to sell premium economy and business class seats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1521047/cathay-pacific-explores-online-auction-seat-upgrades
  2. News - World - AVIATION

    Stakes high at Farnborough air show as Airbus chases A350 orders

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AGENCIES

    ... "It is a commercial matter for the organisers to whom they sell exhibition space," the Foreign Office said. The government, it said, did invite representatives from certain foreign states ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553431/stakes-high-no1-air-show-airbus-chases-a350-orders-f-35-fighter-set-debut
  3. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China United Airlines converted into budget carrier

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:08am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... there's not a lot of competition in that space," he said. The Civil Aviation Administration of China said in November that it would relax controls on the LCC market and encourage full-service ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1545105/china-united-airlines-converted-budget-carrier
  4. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1536228/pilots-aim-first-solar-powered-aircraft-circumnavigation-globe
  5. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Would you take off in this? Cathay pilot's pet project almost ready for first flight

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Ada Lee

    ... It was also hard to find fuel for the piston-engine aircraft as most planes operating from Hong Kong were jets. Cheng said the confined space had made it more difficult to work on the parts. When ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535152/first-plane-assembled-hong-kong-ready-takeoff
  6. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Fred Lam, head of trade development council, to be Airport Authority chief executive

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... criticism last year after a media exposé that he changed the evaluation system in the middle of accepting tenders on two retail spaces, resulting in one of them going to the second- highest bidder.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535261/fred-lam-head-trade-development-council-be-airport-authority-chief
  7. News - World - AVIATION

    Aviation chiefs meet in the shadow of unsolved questions on MH370

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:49am by AFP

    ... than 30 flights were cancelled and international flights through that air space were rerouted. International and domestic flights were resuming services through Darwin late yesterday as ash ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1523310/iata-chiefs-meet-shadow-mystery-what-happened-mh370
  8. News - World - AVIATION

    That’s serious legroom: Mideast airline Etihad offers bed and bath suites

    Posted May 05th 2014, 01:11pm by Associated Press

    ... off from the first-class aisle that includes leather seating, chilled minibar and a 32-inch flat-screen TV. There is a separate bedroom with space for two that can be closed off from the rest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1504914/thats-serious-legroom-mideast-airline-etihad-offers-bed-and-bath-suites
  9. Lifestyle - Books - AVIATION

    Book review: Hong Kong High, by Cliff Dunnaway

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:49pm by Simon Parry

    ... 787-8. Rival Airbus gets no such space to extol the virtues of its latest aircraft. What readers who pay for this book aren't- but should be- told is that Cathay Pacific and Boeing agreed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1496693/book-review-hong-kong-high-cliff-dunnaway
  10. News - World - AVIATION

    Teen stowaway who survived in wheel well of five-hour flight forces security review

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:36pm by Associated Press in Honolulu

    ... was interviewed by the FBI, Simon said. It was not immediately clear how the boy stayed alive in the unpressurized space, where temperatures at cruising altitude can fall well below zero and the air ... the gear retracts. On some aircraft, that space is large enough for two small adults. The FAA found that all wheel-well stowaways will lose consciousness at high altitude from lack of oxygen, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1493473/boy-stowaway-survives-cold-inside-wheel-well-us-flight-11500-metres-above

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