The pilot of the crashed Asiana plane at San Francisco airport was still “in training” for the Boeing 777 when he attempted to land the aircraft under supervision on Saturday, the South Korean airline said.Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am
Wang Linjia, 16, and Ye Mengyuan, 17, were students at Jiangshan Middle School in eastern China. Reports say one of them may have been run over by an emergency vehicle at the scene of the crash in San Francisco.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
China was in mourning yesterday for two teenage girls killed when a South Korean passenger jet crashed at San Francisco airport. Many reached out to their families, only too aware of the impact of the loss of an only child.9 Jul 2013 - 3:26pm
Friends and relatives of Chinese passengers onboard the South Korean-owned passenger jet that crashed at San Francisco airport killing two and injuring 182 were anxiously waiting on Sunday for news of their loved ones.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Saturday's crash was the first fatal accident involving a Boeing 777, a family of twin-engined long-haul aircraft that has been in service for the past 18 years. With more than five million flights, according to Boeing, it remains one of the industry's solid workhorses.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 with 307 people on board crashed and burst into flames as it landed at San Francisco International Airport. Passengers included 141 Chinese, 77 South Koreans, 61 US citizens and one Japanese citizen.9 Jul 2013 - 3:25pm 10 comments
With the weather cooling down, maybe it's time you headed off to enjoy a ski weekend in Japan. JJ Explorer Holidays and Asiana Airlines are offering a four-day, three-night ski package in Hokkaido.15 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
I had some customers over recently. It was their first time in Asia.
First we went to the 'Canton fair' in Guangzhou where they were amazed at the possibilities in China.10 Nov 2003 - 12:00am
More than 300 Hong Kong tourists were stranded in Seoul yesterday after flights were cancelled or delayed following South Korea's heaviest snowfalls in more than 30 years.
Three flights due to return to the SAR from Kimpo International Airport on Thursday night were affected.17 Feb 2001 - 12:00am
Century Travel is discounting Hong Kong-Canada return fares departing until June 30 (black-out April 5-14). Tickets must be purchased by March 31. Vancouver: HK$4,520; Calgary, Edmonton HK$5,020; Toronto, Winnipeg, Montreal and Ottawa HK$5,520. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Asiana Cargo is set to unveil a new system for movement of containers which will boost the efficiency of its services.
Asiana Cargo general manager of the Hong Kong district office, Jong-jin Kim, says the system is being developed by Speedwing - an aviation-related consultancy subsidiary of British Airways - for Asiana and Eva Air as well.28 Nov 1997 - 12:00am
South Korea wants to replace Japan as northeast Asia's air transport hub, once a massive new airport is completed.
Construction of the ultra-modern Inchon International Airport is underway on an island 50 kilometres from Seoul and due to open in 2000.3 Oct 1997 - 12:00am
Asiana Airlines of South Korea plans to add two weekly freighter flights between Hong Kong and Seoul to feed into cargo flights to the US and Europe.
Final agreement rests on the outcome of talks between South Korea and Beijing.23 Jul 1997 - 12:00am
South Korea's Asiana Airlines plans to increase its 10 daily passenger flights between Hong Kong and Seoul to 14 in the near future, including two cargo flights.
Asiana's general manager of Hong Kong district operations, Jong Jin-kim, said the plans depended heavily on the outcome of discussions between the South Korean and Chinese governments.7 May 1997 - 12:00am
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