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Hong Kong Airways

HK group buckles down to airline-seat venture

Hong Kong is set to become one of the few Asian countries capable of producing aircraft cabin seats that meet international aviation safety standards, thanks to a local consortium that claims to have developed a lighter, cheaper model.

Tuesday, 15 November, 2011, 12:00am

Authorities give Cathay Shanghai connections a lift

The number of on-time Cathay Pacific flights between Hong Kong and Shanghai has risen more than sixfold in the past seven months after mainland authorities introduced a new air traffic control policy, the airline's chief executive said yesterday.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Haeco may build fourth maintenance hangar

Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co is 'actively considering' the development of a fourth maintenance hangar at Chek Lap Kok airport following a raft of orders for new aircraft by Hong Kong airlines and increases in repair and upgrading work.

15 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Jet Airways eyes Shanghai as mainland springboard to US

India's Jet Airways plans to develop Shanghai as its mainland hub by launching in mid-June daily flights to the city that will connect to San Francisco.

The carrier also plans to fly to Beijing next year to capture dynamic air traffic growth in the world's fastest-growing major economy.

15 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Budget airline on hunt for cash to secure market share

Oasis Hong Kong Airlines, an ambitious low-fare long-haul operator, is seeking additional financing just four months after a local fund management house invested US$30 million for a stake.

6 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Haeco profit rises 27pc on demand for maintenance services

Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co (Haeco) reported a 27 per cent rise in net profit to HK$1.07 billion for last year on strong demand for its aviation maintenance and repair services.

The company is expanding in Hong Kong and Xiamen, but an appreciating yuan will increase its labour costs because almost a third of its profit comes from the mainland.

5 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Colonial roots help to explain Cathay Pacific's bad attitude

I am an economic historian who specialises in Hong Kong history. I have noted with interest the various exchanges on these pages regarding Cathay Pacific and the general feeling the letters project that the airline is not responsive to customer needs. I think it helps to understand Cathay's colonial roots.

21 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Lai See

11-year-old frequent traveller gives BA a piece of advice

Perhaps big companies can learn from small kids.

Last week we had a nine-year old girl writing to Standard Chartered Bank, which prompted local chief Peter Sullivan to give her a one-hour tour. Yesterday, we learn that British Airways invited an 11-year-old Hong Kong boy to join its first-ever Kids' Council.

8 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Oasis to add Canada route

Travellers to Vancouver will have a new, cheaper, choice from June 28, when Oasis Hong Kong Airlines plans to launch a service from Hong Kong with round-trip fares as low as HK$3,980.

Oasis chairman Raymond Lee announced the service yesterday, saying the airline's goal was to take a quarter to a third of the 500,000 to 600,000 passengers travelling the route each year.

25 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Oasis set to challenge carriers on UK route

Budget carrier Oasis Hong Kong Airlines will begin selling tickets to London next month as it moves to become the fifth carrier offering direct flights on the increasingly crowded route.

26 Aug 2006 - 12:00am