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  1. News - China - AVIATION

    Chinese air traffic controllers fall asleep and force jet to delay landing

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:52pm by AFP

    ... was eventually made and China Eastern Airlines flight MU2528 from Sanya landed safely, the Sina.com news portal said. “Because air traffic control was asleep on duty, [the airplane] called many times,” ... it public. “Air control work is truly exhausting, but it is unforgivable to sleep on duty,” a post on Weibo said on Tuesday. “Hundreds of people’s lives depend on the actions of flight tower ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576949/airplane-landing-nightmare-air-traffic-controller-falls-asleep-job
  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Better pay, conditions for airport security work luring ex-staff back, firm says

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Lana Lam

    ... to team-leader positions or higher. One of the more unusual changes allows staff to carry mobile phones while on duty. But it is understood that a number of officers- some overseeing the X-ray screening process- have been caught using a mobile inappropriately while on duty. A spokesman for the Airport Authority refused to answer questions about the recruitment drive or the new measures. The Civil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570264/better-pay-conditions-airport-security-work-luring-ex-staff-back-firm
  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay Pacific and Dragonair staff awarded for making skies friendlier

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by Jessie Lau

    ... done acts of service that have gone well beyond their call of duty," Chu said. "They are the best in the world, and we're here to cheer them." The top prize went to duty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1566470/cathay-pacific-and-dragonair-staff-awarded-making-skies-friendlier
  4. News - China - AVIATION

    PLA drills a factor in recent flight delays, China's aviation chief confirms

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:42am by Alice Yan

    ... the number of scheduled flights. International flights may not be affected because they are normally given priority at mainland airports, a duty supervisor for Air China at Shanghai Pudong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558500/pla-drills-factor-recent-flight-delays-chinas-aviation-chief-confirms
  5. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Number of people trying to smuggle weapons through Hong Kong airport triples

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Lana Lam

    ... of frontline officers. The authority said they had disciplinary procedures for staff members who failed to perform their duties. "I will follow up on the airport security issues with the Transport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550592/security-questioned-crime-rises-chek-lap-kok-airport
  6. News - China - AVIATION

    Air China pilots warn flight safety under threat by unequal pay and lack of rest

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 05:43pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... they suffered oppressive policies which forced them to stay on duty even if they were no longer willing to do so. The excessive workload has taken a toll on many pilots' family lives, they said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1493607/air-china-pilots-slam-exhausting-shifts-and-unequal-pay-open-letter
  7. News - Asia - AVIATION

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

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

    ... had "neglected their duty". The aircraft, a Boeing 777-200ER, had reached cruising altitude of more than 10,000 metres when it vanished over the sea between Vietnam and Malaysia, ... their duty or were not doing their job properly," he said. The expert added that the area where the plane went missing was very busy and closely monitored by ground radar networks. Some ...

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

    This is your captain speaking… and his daughter, too: Cathay double-act are Asia's first

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by Ada Lee

    ... It was the second time the two of them had controlled a flight between them. On another occasion, they shared the duties with two colleagues on a long-haul flight. Zoe said it was "a fun day out, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1378521/your-captain-speaking-and-his-daughter-too-cathay-double-act-are
  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Taiwan airlines join budget race amid shift in demand

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 01:41am by Ralph Jennings

    ... they do not provide food, entertainment or duty-free shopping. Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration has yet to approve the Tigerair venture, which, like TransAsia's, would require ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1395360/taiwan-airlines-join-budget-race-amid-shift-demand
  10. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay agrees pay deal with cabin crew, easing industrial action risk

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 07:29pm by Phila Siu

    ... salary would see their duty allowance, received for each flight they work on, go up 10 per cent. Yau said about 40 per cent of all cabin crew were employed on monthly contracts. The level of allowance varied by destination, but most crew received about HK$3,000 per month in duty allowance, he added. Cathay switched from monthly salaries to hourly pay for new staff in 1996. Senior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1373832/cathay-agrees-pay-deal-cabin-crew-easing-industrial-action-risk

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