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  1. Business - Money - TRAVEL

    Escaping the city heat on the cheap

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... anywhere else. But there is a problem with looking for them online: all those supposed "travel comparing" sites offer amazing deals till the very end, when they slap on some hidden tax or charge. In that regard, Momondo.com is the best travel website I have ever used. It not only compares every one of those travel sites to find the best possible deal, but it takes you direct ...

  2. Subsidies plan to boost northeast's airports

    Posted Jul 24th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So The central government is considering subsidies and tax breaks to encourage mainland airlines to re-route some of their international flights to underused airports in the northeast, easing the load on Beijing and Shanghai. However, analysts a ...

  3. Customers feel squeeze as airlines cut costs

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So After annoying customers by charging for carry-on bags, airlines are now looking for more ways to squeeze money out of passengers and reduce costs. United Airlines, a Chicago-based carrier, last month rolled out a service to ship passenger lu ...

  4. Cathay suspends new shift-swap guideline

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Cathay Pacific Airways has suspended indefinitely a new policy that restricts the swapping of shifts by flight attendants. The airline said the decision, coming a day after the attendants' union threatened industrial action during the Eas ...

  5. Dragonair captain grounded after turbulence rocks flight

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry A Dragonair captain has been removed from flying duties after the Airbus he was piloting was thrown around amid severe turbulence during a flight from Hong Kong to Bangalore. The Airbus A330, carrying 231 passengers and 13 crew members, was ro ...

  6. Air China to increase direct flights to Taipei

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Kuala Lumpur Air China says it will increase direct flights between the mainland and Taiwan 170 per cent to 27 a week as early as the end of August following the expanded air-service pact signed last month by Beijing and Taipei. The Beijin ...

  7. Two more airlines get nod to fly to Taipei

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Air China and China Southern Airlines have received approval to ply the lucrative Shanghai-Taipei route, raising the competitive stakes in the direct-links market. China Eastern Airlines Corp and Shanghai Airlines already fly the popular rout ...

  8. Codeshare partnership

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Deal with Air Canada boosts connection with major cities Jet Airways runs a codeshare partnership with Air Canada for passengers travelling between India and Canada. Under the partnership, passengers can fly between Mumbai and London Heathrow on flights operated by Jet Airways, continuing to or from Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Edmonton on flights operated by Air Canada. ...

  9. Big demand expected for Lunar New Year charter flight tickets

    Posted Jan 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo Shanghai officials overseeing preparations for special Lunar New Year charter flights to Taiwan predicted yesterday that tickets would be snapped up more quickly than the last time such flights were offered, two years ago. As official ticket sales ...

  10. Aviation minister works to recapture glory days

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Hiram To

    ... Hiram To LIFE HAS BEEN hectic for Praful Patel, who was appointed Minister of State for Civil Aviation in May. Under his guidance, the Civil Aviation Ministry is planning to privatise airports and has earmarked 50 billion rupees (HK$8.85 billion) for an a ...




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