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  1. News - World - AVIATION

    FAA staff cuts rolled back after turbulent week

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Agencies in Washington US Congress votes to restore some funding to aviation agency after waits anger travellers Flight delays prompt end to controller furlough On behalf of steaming-mad air travellers in the United States- some forced to wait hours or have their flights cancelled- the US Congress has given the Federal Aviation Administration special dispensation to recall ...

  2. News - World - AVIATION

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

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

    ... Associated Press in Houston, United States Victim, who was working in Ebola-hit Nigeria, flown to US on commercial flight Watch on air marshal in syringe stabbing A United States air ... The unidentified air marshal then boarded a United Airlines flight and was taken to a hospital after landing at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, on Monday. "Out of an abundance ...

  3. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Avic plane sale to US a first for mainland China

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 05:33am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang in Zhuhai sijia.jiang@scmp.com Chinese aerospace giant Avic is to sell a transport aircraft to a United States buyer Plane sale to US a first for mainland A mainland-made utility plane is to be sold to the United States for the first time, aerospace manufacturing giant Aviation Industry Corp of China (Avic) said before the 10th Zhuhai Airshow, which opens today. ...

  4. News - China - AVIATION

    Asiana Airlines crash death toll rises to three; state media name victim

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 08:30am by AP, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... Agencies in San Francisco The girl was part of a group of students from eastern China who were visiting the United States to attend summer camp, one of the trip organizers said Third ... that is several inches high before the truck gets to the plane. The rest of the students and teachers from Jiangshan Middle School in Zhejiang, who travelled with a 34-member group to the United States ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    Captain of delayed flight in Wyoming, US, orders pizzas to placate passengers

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:04am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cheyenne, United States Captain treats passengers to pizza Faced with hungry-and potentially grumpy- passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, Wyoming, for a couple of hours. Local Domino's Pizza manager Andrew Ritchie said he got a call about 10 pm on Monday just as he was about ...

  6. News - World - AVIATION

    Hopes rise metal debris from South Pacific will lead to Earhart's plane

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 05:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Oxford, United States Hopes rise that metal debris will lead to Earhart's plane Researchers on the trail of missing 1930s aviator Amelia Earhart say they are increasingly convinced that aluminium debris found on a South Pacific beach came from her lost plane. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (Tighar) said the debris bolsters ...

  7. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    ZTE tests waters with inflight Wi-fi services

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 06:29am by Sophie Yu

    ... time on a flight. However, many countries, including the United States, are now allowing passengers to use such devices from 15 minutes after take-off until shortly before landing. Seven years ...

  8. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Airbus Helicopters sees China, Hong Kong as biggest global market in 6 years

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 02:33pm by Reuters

    ... to 150 units by 2020 from 30 to 40 now, its China president, Norbert Ducrot, said. Sales in the United States, the firm's biggest market, average 120 to 150 aircraft per year. "The ... mostly state companies, police and fire fighters, but now we can see the emergence of civil private helicopter operators." China simplified flight approval procedures for private aircraft ...

  9. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    US deal in Zhuhai Airshow puts China planes on world map

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 07:10am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... company U.S. deal puts China planes on world map Orders for more than 100 Avic planes and helicopters at the Zhuhai Airshow, including a breakthrough deal in the United States, have boosted ... unit, has traditionally been the only channel for the export of Chinese aircraft. Zhao Lei, director of the sales of civil aviation aircraft at Avicopter, said the Y-12, the first mainland-made ...

  10. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Comac celebrates new plane orders at Zhuhai Air Show

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 04:29pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... inaugural user, Chengdu Airlines, Dang said. "We will aim for getting [United States] Federal Aviation Authority certification for the ARJ21 in the next few years after it gains CAAC ... to discuss the matter at a state-to-state level. Dang Tiehong, deputy general manager of Comac's sales and marketing department, said: "We have done a preliminary study with them ...




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