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  1. Spring Air launches cheap flights to Shanghai

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Spring Airlines, the budget carrier that grabbed headlines with its 'one-yuan' tickets and offers to sell passengers homes as they cruise at 10,000 metres, is shaking up the Hong ... trip. Demand on the route has been underpinned this year by the World Expo in Shanghai. Analysts said Spring Airlines' daily service, using a 180-seat Airbus A320 airliner, would have ...

  2. Airlines struggle with pilot shortage

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... attracting pilots. Spring Airlines said it needed to hire pilots at higher salaries than those on offer in the industry to compete with big airlines. 'We have to pay a pilot 500,000 yuan annually, compared with an industry average of 300,000 yuan,' said Spring Air chairman Wang Zhenghua. This means the budget airline has to trim costs in areas such as marketing and maintenance. ...

  3. Business - Companies - COMPANIES

    Swire chief eyes property, aviation shifts

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Nick Edwards nick.edwards@scmp.com Slosar says earnings from housing sales have reached cyclical peak while airline business faces global challenge as cargo sector struggles Swire chief ... sales John Slosar, chairman, Swire Pacific Moving on to Cathay, Slosar- who ran the airline as chief executive for three years before taking up his new appointment in March- said smart investors ...

  4. Aviation veteran says airlines in for nasty flight

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... spent his early childhood. The former chief executive of Cathay Pacific Airways has a genuine interest in all things aviation that springs from those formative experiences. And in his new role ... Aircraft Engineering from March 1995 to August 2006, and as a non-executive director of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp, Hysan Development and Air China. How can airlines survive the tough ...


    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stock markets in Hong Kong and Singapore fell yesterday after the city state reported its first case of Sars in four months. Asian travel-related stocks such as Singapore Airlines, Cathay ... in the spring. But with the Hang Seng touching a 15-month high yesterday morning, stocks are vulnerable to a bout of profit-taking. ...

  6. Female pilots on top at Cathay Pacific

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Women do not automatically spring to mind when one thinks of the job of a commercial airline's pilot. But in fact, there is no reason why women should not apply to be among the 300 pilots Cathay Pacific is hiring this year. 'I used to be a flight attendant with the company,' says Yvonne Tou. 'One of my stays in Melbourne gave me the chance to go on a trial ...

  7. Weather - Hong Kong

    Airlines blamed for chaos in aftermath of typhoon

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee and Johnny Tam Desperate travellers blamed poor arrangements by airlines for their confusion and delayed trips, as thousands were still stranded at Chek Lap Kok airport yesterday ... airline staff failed to provide them with clear messages on baggage and flight times. The Airport Authority said 348 flights were delayed and 39 cancelled as of 5pm yesterday. Cathay Pacific ...

  8. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from CX Holidays' Pure Pamper Spa Kayumanis winter specials in Nanjing. Stay in one of the private pool villas (HK$4,399 for two nights), which have access to open air springs (below) ...

  9. Business - Companies - MONDAY FACE

    Taipan takes in the big picture

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 03:52am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... third stint with the airline, via the shipping services business in Silicon Valley and managing director of Hong Kong Aviation Engineering Company and MD of Swire Pacific's beverage ... add." Slosar will go from running an airline to being in command of a conglomerate which does everything from making Campbell's soup to laundry services, selling cars and repairing ships. ...

  10. CHECK IN

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tran.binhminh@hilton.com , quoting GH. A new leaf: Travel bookshops are springing up everywhere. Last week's report on the outlet in Mongkok encouraged another new store to get in touch. Indosiam Rare Books ... visit www.1hkst.com/statravel , or call 2730 0888. Wings expanded: Cathay Pacific has increased the number of its codeshare routes in the United States. American Airlines will operate the new ...




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