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  1. News - World - AVIATION

    Virgin Galactic's passengers ready to boldly go despite SpaceShipTwo crash

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 07:02am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Despite the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, those who have paid for tickets to be space tourists are not lining up for refunds Passengers still ready to boldly go The wait for paying passengers to see earth from the vantage point of space looks a lot longer following the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's first spaceship, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1630073/virgin-galactics-passengers-ready-boldly-go-despite-spaceshiptwo-crash
  2. News - World - AVIATION

    US airports replace 'strip search' X-ray scanners

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Chicago

    ... takes up less space in crowded security zones, and completes a scan in less than two seconds, allowing screening lines to move faster. In addition to speed and space advantages, the millimetre-wave technology does not produce the ionising radiation that has led to safety concerns with the X-ray machines. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1070564/us-airports-replace-strip-search-x-ray-scanners
  3. News - World - AVIATION

    Stakes high at Farnborough air show as Airbus chases A350 orders

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

    ... is expected to showcase new commercial aircraft as well as a host of new technological advances that promise to give a glimpse of the future of flying. But the first presentation of the world's ... "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
  4. 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
  5. News - World - AVIATION

    Aviation chiefs meet in the shadow of unsolved questions on MH370

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

    ... raised was poor air transport safety in Africa. This year the conference will focus on how to improve the tracking of aircraft using various technologies to monitor their movements or to ensure ... 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
  6. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Mainland property developers aim for airport deals

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... to the highly regulated air space on the mainland, where 80 per cent of it is controlled by the military. Low usage meant losses for the airport operators and, in a bid to create incentives to build ... and development for technology. But Chiang has a warning for developers that want to use airport projects to acquire land. "The cost of running an airport is much higher than a tourism park ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1085604/mainland-property-developers-aim-airport-deals
  7. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong-based man's legal battle may hold key to future of drones

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 02:31pm by DANNY LEE

    ... are outdated. Raphael Pirker, 29, a Swiss-Austrian, remained defiant as he warned governments are failing to keep up with changes in technology in a multi-billion dollar industry that has allowed ... by five or six years, and the US is actually trailing behind by a decade to 15 years. So that is really the problem. What was unsafe six years ago with the advancement of technology is perfectly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1359313/drone-pilot-contests-faa-fine-landmark-case
  8. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Zhuhai air show 'bigger and better'

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... booths from 39 nations, including 400 from the mainland and 250 from international exhibitors. "We had to close for entries last month as we did not have any space for more," said Yang ... will make its first appearance. China South Industries Group, one of the two national defence technology companies on the mainland, will make its debut at the show. During the 60 round-table ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1075777/zhuhai-air-show-bigger-and-better

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