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  1. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    China key to revival in air-cargo growth

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 06:21pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... financial crisis, and e-commerce is expected to spearhead that revival, global aviation and air-cargo leaders meeting in Zhengzhou, China, for the first Air Cargo Development Forum said yesterday. ... half of 2014, world freight traffic grew 3.7 per cent, almost one point higher over the 12-month rolling period, according to Airport Council International. Asia, by far the world’s largest ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay pilots reward 'heroes' who saved heart attack passenger

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Phila Siu

    ... resuscitated a 65-year-old Vietnamese man on the Cathay Pacific flight on May 18. Their effort was widely reported on aviation forums after it was written up in the British Medical Journal last month. ...

  3. News - China - AVIATION

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

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

    ... in Hainan come as Dalian in Liaoning province is building an airport on land taken from the sea. The aviation hub, covering an area of 20.9 square kilometres, was expected to be the world ...

  4. News - World - AVIATION

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

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

    ... Associated Press in Paris Air France cancels half its flights as pilots start strike At least half of Air France flights around the world were cancelled yesterday as pilots kicked off a week-long strike, angry that the airline is shifting jobs and operations to a low-cost carrier to keep up with competition. Air France urged passengers to change or postpone travel, estimating ...

  5. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Cargo revival hinges on US economy, says Cathay

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:40am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Cargo revival hinges on US economy, says Cathay Cathay Pacific, one of the world's largest cargo carriers, is hoping the Christmas season will start ... dependent on the outlook of the world's largest economy, the United States, he said. The more the US and global economy accelerates, the faster our load factor will grow James Woodrow, Cathay ...

  6. News - World - AVIATION

    Drug use by US pilots up fourfold since 1990, fatal crash tests show

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:58pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Crash reports show fourfold rise since 1990, with some users' performance affected Tests on US pilots find big increase in drug use Four times more US pilots killed in plane crashes test positive for drugs compared to two deca ...

  7. 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 marshal is being monitored after being attacked with a syringe containin ...

  8. 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

    ... Agencies in The Hague Preliminary finding stops short of saying Malaysia Airlines flight was shot down by a missile, and fails to say who may be responsible MH17 struck by high-energy objects: report Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was likely struck by multip ...

  9. News - World - AVIATION

    London mayor’s plan for airport in Thames estuary dismissed by panel

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:07pm by BLOOM

    ... Costing upwards of £70 billion (HK$900 billion), a four-runway hub on the Isle of Grain east of London- nicknamed "Boris Island"- would cause huge economic disruption and pose ... expansion include building a third landing strip or extending an existing one. Gatwick, the world's busiest single-runway airport, said it could construct a second strip for as little as £5 ...

  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Ryanair gears up for new price war with purchase of 100 Boeing jets

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:06am by Reuters

    ... per year, most of which would go to the bottom line. Ryanair would pay a modest premium for the planes, O’Leary said, but the extra cost “is truly justified by the seats and engine economics ...




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