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  1. News - China - AVIATION

    Travel warning issued after budget airline delay

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 05:47am by DON WEINLAND, He Huifeng

    ... in China, but... we are still careful when it comes to new budget carriers." Xinhua said in a report on Saturday that the company had experienced delays over the past six months. The Shenyang ...

  2. News - China - AVIATION

    Couple who survived Taiwan air crash rescued schoolgirl from wreckage

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:15am by Andrea Chen

    ... plane after it ploughed into village homes. Yet, amazingly, both survived. "The whole cabin was like a busted can," Tsai later told reporters from Taiwan Television and Eastern ... in the distance, and struggled to bring her out from the smoking wreckage, local media reported. All three were taken to hospitals in Kaohsiung and Taipei and were in stable condition last night. ...

  3. News - China - AVIATION

    Why let doomed plane fly in storm? Relatives berate air chiefs over Taiwan crash

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:15am by Lawrence Chung, Andrea Chen

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Aviation officials say decision to take off for Penghu despite bad weather was in hands of pilot Taiwan officials under fire for letting crash plane fly Bereaved relatives of passengers killed when a TransAsia Airways plane crashed on Taiwan's resort island of Penghu on Wednesday night have one question: who gave ...

  4. News - World - AVIATION

    MH17 'split into pieces during flight' when pierced by 'high-speed objects': Dutch report

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:12pm by AFP, Bloomberg, AP

    ... objects: report Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was likely struck by multiple "high-energy objects from outside the aircraft", causing it to break up over eastern Ukraine, a preliminary report into the deadly aviation disaster concluded yesterday. The report by the Dutch Safety Board stopped short of saying the Boeing 777 was shot down by a missile, but its findings appear ...

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    Lufthansa loses court case over male pilots' headwear

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 09:02pm by AFP

    ... to their retirement benefits being introduced as part of deep restructuring in recent years to bring down Lufthansa's costs. Additional reporting by Reuters ...

  6. News - World - AVIATION

    Senator wants answers over sabotage of Chicago air traffic control centre

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:32pm by AP

    ... the emergency dispatcher to report the fire. A relative who saw the Facebook post also alerted authorities. Paramedics followed a trail of blood past a fuel can, two knives and a lighter and found ... Durbin said. Mark Kirk, Illinois' other senator, said on Saturday that he wanted an immediate review of the FAA screening process at the site, and a report within 30 days outlining future ...

  7. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Japanese probe into Dreamliner battery problem fails to find cause

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... caused the battery to overheat. Yesterday the Japan Transport Safety Board issued its final report that suggested a short circuit might be responsible. "The heating phenomenon that began ... said the 115-page report. The flight from Ube in Japan's far west to Tokyo marked the most serious case of battery overheating in the Dreamliner which features a composite fibre fuselage ...

  8. News - China - AVIATION

    Chinese tourist hub Sanya wants to reclaim land for new airport projects

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23pm by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Sanya needs new aviation hub to cope with rising tourism, a state media report says, and proposal follows huge similar scheme in Dalian Resort mulls new airport on reclaimed land Sanya is considering building a new airport by reclaiming land from the sea, to cope with the massive influx of tourists to the southern resort, according to a mainland media report ...

  9. News - World - AVIATION

    At least half of Air France flights cancelled as pilots' strike bites

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:28pm by AP

    ... the pilots' demand that Lufthansa keep paying a transition payment for those wanting to retire early. The airline wants to cut the payments. Additional reporting by Ernest Kao ...

  10. News - World - AVIATION

    US air marshal, stabbed with syringe in Nigeria, monitored for disease

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:29pm by AP

    ... and United Airlines declined to comment when asked if the safety of passengers might have been placed in danger. Joseph Gutheinz, a former special agent with both the US Department of Transportation ...




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