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  1. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Chinese radar expert has doubts that Malaysian airliner simply 'vanished'

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Radar technology is advanced enough to track an aircraft 'even after an explosion' Airliners don't just disappear, expert says Malaysia ... Vietnamese air traffic controllers said. "This is very strange," the expert said. "Radar technology today is so advanced, even a piece of debris just a metre or two long can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1443956/chinese-radar-expert-has-doubts-malaysian-airliner-simply-vanished
  2. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Aviation mysteries: the flights that just vanished from the radar

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 05:49pm by Ada Lee

    ... but not unheard of, even in the age of high-technology aviation. The most notable recent case- before the mystery of Flight 370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing- was that of an Air France plane carrying 228 ... to human error. Technological advances have greatly reduced airline accidents in recent years. Monitoring group the Aviation Safety Network said there were just 265 fatalities in airline crashes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1443623/aviation-mysteries-flights-just-vanished-radar
  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong drone pilot's fine dropped as US authorities plan appeal

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by AFP, DANNY LEE

    ... drone industry. "Various companies have been held back for seven years as a result of the FAA's purported ban on the commercial use of drone technology," he said. In the run-up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1443947/hong-kong-drone-pilots-fine-dropped-us-authorities-plan-appeal
  4. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Cathay continues to idle part of its freight fleet

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

    ... Slosar said about 50 per cent of the carrier's cargo tonnage was transshipments from the mainland. The airline's share of the market in carrying technology products is under pressure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1429933/cathay-continues-idle-part-its-freight-fleet
  5. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China clears way for global travel networks

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 12:27am by Denise Tsang

    ... and Europe, respectively, no longer have to go through state-owned monopoly TravelSky Technology. It pried open the mainland's outbound travel market that saw 40 per cent annual growth ... is so large that it can allow multiple players." He also said Abacus would plough in more investment in technology and product solutions. Abacus counts regional airlines such as All Nippon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1404267/china-clears-way-global-travel-networks
  6. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Dubai nudging Hong Kong out as transit hub between Asia-Pacific and Europe

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 11:15am by Charlotte So

    ... will be encouraged to optimise use of the limited space by consolidating routes and flying bigger planes. Will Horton, a senior analyst at Capa, a Sydney-based aviation consultancy, said: "No amount ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1426990/dubai-nudging-hong-kong-out-transit-hub-between-asia-pacific-and
  7. News - World - AVIATION

    Britain's Taranis military drone in successful test flights

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Test-flight success for Britain's Taranis drone An unmanned drone said to be the most technologically advanced aircraft built in Britain has made its ... and is the prototype for Britain's first stealth combat drone, due to be operational in the 2030s. Philip Dunne, minister for defence equipment and technology, called it "the most advanced air system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1422143/britains-taranis-military-drone-successful-test-flights
  8. News - World - AVIATION

    Balloon ride to stratosphere offers cheaper alternative for space buffs

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 11:02pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cape Canaveral, US Balloon ride to space won't cost the earth Hoping to cash in on a growing appetite for adventure, a start-up company in America's southwest has unveiled plans for a balloon ride to the stratosphere. It would offer passengers about two hours of space-like views from 30 kilometres above the earth. Privately owned World View, an offshoot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1338266/balloon-ride-stratosphere-offers-cheaper-alternative-space-buffs
  9. News - World - AVIATION

    US court shields airlines from libel over exaggerated security alerts

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 09:48pm by NYT

    ... to be warned about possible threats, and airlines cannot be sued for providing such warnings. "Congress meant to give air carriers the 'breathing space' to report potential threats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1415857/us-court-shields-airlines-libel-over-exaggerated-security-alerts
  10. News - World - AVIATION

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

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

    ... billion construction project to create an entirely new central terminal at LaGuardia, with vast open spaces, restaurants, shopping plazas, new parking garages, free Wi-fi and other amenities now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1409899/new-yorks-outdated-laguardia-airport-set-us36b-revamp

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