Civil Aviation Authorities

Airlines ordered to step up checks

Airlines have been ordered to step up safety checks in an urgent circular issued yesterday by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, 16 April, 2002, 12:00am

FAA to certify Chinese jet

THE Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States has begun work on certifying a Chinese-made aircraft that will be used as the basis for approval of a new 100-seat jet being developed by Beijing.

18 Oct 1995 - 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

Guangzhou firm trains recruits to be qualified mechanics

THE Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Co (GAMECO) has embarked on a tailor-made, intensive training programme to turn new recruits into certified entry-level mechanics.

Selected candidates will undergo three to five months of English-language training and a three-month course covering ''basic'' and ''type'' training.

3 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Aviation shake-up to boost safety, services

PLAGUED by frequent air piracy and a poor safety record last year, China's aviation authorities have launched a major effort to improve safety standards and upgrade air services, according to its new aviation head.

17 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

UK experts fly in to help solve crash

A TEAM of British Aerospace investigators is flying from London to help determine the cause of China's latest aviation disaster.

25 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

AMECO wins FAA seal of approval

BEIJING is set to become one of Asia's key commercial aircraft maintenance centres now that the American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given it ''Approved Repair Station'' certification.

7 Feb 1993 - 12:00am