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Travellers' checks

Migrating from Manila

Sunday, 30 October, 2011, 12:00am

More Cathay freight routes on the horizon

Emerging airfreight markets in Europe, Africa and Latin America are on the radar for Cathay Pacific as it mulls plans for the launch of new cargo services to a raft of destinations.

Nick Rhodes, director of Cathay Pacific Cargo, said cargo flights to Zaragoza in Spain would start next month following the launch of freighter services to Chengdu.

17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Lifelong loyalty counts for little when there is trouble in the air

When Loose Cannon flies to Europe, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has always been his carrier of choice.

It isn't the cushiest airline in the sky and the food is average, but the reservations staff are accommodating and the flight attendants crisp, unflappable and efficient.

2 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

slice of life

From the South China Morning Post this week in 1977

The worst civil aviation disaster in history took place in Tenerife, in the Canary Islands, when two jumbo jets collided head-on and burst into flames, killing more than 500 passengers and crew.

Ninety-five per cent of the dead were burned beyond recognition.

29 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Planning key to delivering the goods

OVERALL, THE key lesson learnt from the KLM project was the importance of good organisation, an effective structure and having a schedule.

'As a manager, the important thing to do is to plan and plan. If you can commit to those deliverables, then you should be OK,' said Trevor Sunderland, Manpower Hong Kong's permanent and executive selection services manager.

30 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Teamwork gets KLM recruitment airborne

INTERVIEWING 120 people for 39 positions in just five days might seem like an impossible task but, thanks to excellent communication, great backup and, above all, teamwork, nothing is impossible.

30 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

CAAC programme expands access for two Dutch airlines

The Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) has continued its aggressive programme of opening its skies to foreign carriers, yesterday granting two Dutch carriers more access to the mainland.

14 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Strong demand met by new KLM service

Increasing trade between Hong Kong and Europe has prompted KLM Cargo to boost its capacity by 90 per cent with two newly purchased B747-400 extended range freighters.

The Dutch airline began operating its first weekly Hong Kong to Amsterdam service last Sunday after the first aircraft was delivered.

The frequency of the service will soon be lifted to twice a week.

19 Apr 2003 - 12:00am


Hong Kong: The cargo division of the Netherlands' flag carrier, KLM, next month will launch a weekly freighter service between Hong Kong and Amsterdam, offering Dragonair stiff competition on a segment of its sole Europe route. From April 6, KLM Cargo will begin serving the route weekly with a new B747-400ER freighter. The carrier intends to bump the service to twice-weekly in mid-May.

25 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Brazilian player to make regional jets

Beijing reportedly has approved a joint venture between China Aviation Industry Corp II (Avic 2) and Brazil's Embraer to manufacture regional jets in China.

The proposed partnership will be located in Harbin in the northern province of Heilongjiang, according to a mainland newspaper.

13 Sep 2002 - 12:00am