Lauda Air Flight 004

Lauda Air to spread its wings over Asia

LAUDA Air will launch a twice-weekly flight from Vienna to Hong Kong as part of a drive to expand its presence in the Asian Pacific market.

Wednesday, 27 July, 1994, 12:00am

Lauda Air

THREE years after the Lauda Air crash in Thailand claimed the lives of 223 people - 52 of them from Hong Kong - the cause of the accident remains unknown.

26 May 1994 - 12:00am

Lauda alters flight time

LAUDA Air will change its flight schedule between Hong Kong and Vienna from November 1.

It is to switch its weekly direct flight from Hong Kong from Sunday to Monday evenings, departing at 7.50 pm.

20 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Relatives return to crash site for memorial service

A SIMPLE memorial service on a hillside in Thailand tomorrow will mark the second anniversary of the Lauda Air crash in which a passenger jet disintegrated at 8,000 metres, killing all 223 people on board, including 52 Hongkong residents.

25 May 1993 - 12:00am

Jet tragedy families wait on pay

TWO years after a Lauda Airlines Boeing 767-300 broke up over Thailand, killing everybody on board, at least six Hongkong families have still to receive full compensation payments.

Flight NG004 was travelling from Hongkong to Vienna via Bangkok when a malfunction in its engine reverse mechanism caused it to disintegrate in mid-air on May 26, 1991.

25 May 1993 - 12:00am