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  1. News - Asia - AVIATION

    More than 350 new airports planned across Asia-Pacific as tourism booms

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore China alone plans to build over 100 in the next 10 years as middle classes spread their wings Rush to build airports in Asiaas tourism booms Faced ... region's tourism sector. Airlines have responded by setting up several new budget carriers and flying new routes- but many airports are unable to cope, forcing governments to either expand ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hongkongers stranded in Thailand after airline grounded over safety fears

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... of the ministry of Tourism and Sports Phuket office, told the Phuket Gazette yesterday. The latest developments effectively ground the airline as it can no longer use three of the five airports it serves, ...

  3. 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

    ... reported last year from 10 in 2012. The figures were released yesterday in response to questions from tourism-sector lawmaker Yiu Si-wing, following recent reports that airport security staff had ...

  4. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China clears way for global travel networks

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

    ... from the National Tourism Administration. And the number is growing fast. The tourism administration also estimated mainland tourists spent US$102 billion in 2012, easily surpassing ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    New Zealand raises alarm over Chinese-made Tongan aircraft

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington Alarm raised over China-made Tongan plane New Zealand issued a safety warning yesterday about domestic flights in Tonga and put a tourism promotion ... has been updated accordingly," McCully said. "The New Zealand government has put support for the Tongan tourism industry on hold, and we will not be spending taxpayer money promoting ...

  6. News - Asia - AVIATION

    New Zealand suspends Tonga aid over plans to use China-made planes

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 10:07am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington New Zealand said on Wednesday it had suspended a multi-million dollar aid programme in Tonga over safety concerns stemming from the Pacific nation’s plans to use a Chinese-made plane for domestic services. There were concerns about the safety certification for the MA60 aircraft and a NZ$10.5 million (HK$65.6 million) tourism development ...

  7. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Asiana losses deepen in second quarter after fatal crash

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... to 1.34 million in the first six months, according to the Korea Tourism Organisation. Asiana's Japanese routes bear the highest yields, followed by China, according to its first-quarter ...

  8. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Tourists shore up Hong Kong-Taiwan flights

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... they need more new destinations to encourage them to revisit the island. "Tainan, which is rich in historical and cultural attractions, is ideal for in-depth tourism," said Simon Ma ...

  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Low-cost airline Peach eyes rebound in Chinese tour group visits to Japan

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... when a territorial dispute between the two countries escalated and sparked a nationwide boycott of Japanese goods and hurt tourism. Although business travel between the two countries resumed ...

  10. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Crash course for Chinese planes in Indonesia and Myanmar

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... is experiencing a boom in tourism after instituting democratic reforms that caused Western nations to lift most sanctions that had been applied against the previous military regime. Additional reporting ...




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