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Civil Aviation

Mainland property developers aim for airport deals

Flamboyant Fang Tieji, chairman of real estate and construction conglomerate Jilin Hanxing Group, is among the property developers that want to jump on the general aviation bandwagon.

Monday, 19 November, 2012, 4:13am

Sky opens for jet-set

Nothing says rich like a private jet. They are the sign of true wealth and power, and are usually associated with rock stars and powerful western businessmen. But with the repercussions of the 2008 financial crisis still being felt in the West, a new flight plan is being charted in our skies.

20 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Airport chaos is blamed on rise in 'black flights'

Chaos at mainland airports caused by unidentified flying objects is being blamed on an increase in so-called black flights.

Unauthorised flights by private aircraft have become a common annoyance as the country's growing number of billionaires buy planes and helicopters to flaunt their wealth.

14 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Private jet market takes off in China

China's private jet market is new and small but taking off rapidly.

'The top-tier Chinese billionaires are flying the best jets available. They want the best, they want it now,' Mike Walsh, chief executive of Asia Jet, a private aviation company that operates one of the largest fleets of private jets in Asia, said.

17 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Ready for takeoff

Aviation

Hong Kong's corporate aviation is undergoing steady growth, but a host of regulatory and infrastructure challenges need to be tackled across the region before this sector can soar.

10 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Global pact embraces the future

TODAY marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Convention on International Civil Aviation, an historic document that helped shape the direction of world air transportation.

The International Civil Aviation Organisation, (ICAO) ensured that aviation technology, which grew out of the war, would be used successfully for peaceful, commercial purposes.

7 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Further restriction

I FEEL I should nip in the bud any misconceptions that may arise from reading Kevin Sinclair's article on light aircraft operations at Kai Tak (South China Morning Post, August 24).

29 Aug 1994 - 12:00am