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Hong Kong’s flag carrier may have returned to profit but there is still much to be done to improve service quality and offer competitive airfares to attract customers.
Maiden flight of first home-grown passenger jet marks long-awaited emergence of rival to Western plane-making giants.
The WHO says the spike appears to be driven by a rise in the number of children contracting pathogens they had avoided during 2 years of Covid-19 restrictions.
A highway tunnel under construction in China’s Xinjiang region is expected to be the world’s longest, and serve as a symbol of stronger ties with Central Asia.
The woman reported her husband’s behaviour to the pilot, seeking intervention because she felt threatened by him.
The Saudi public fund would join existing owners including Qatar, which holds 20 per cent, and smaller investors including Singapore’s GIC sovereign wealth fund, which has an 11.2 per cent stake.
The Osprey aircraft which can operate like a helicopter or fixed-wing plane, has suffered a string of fatal crashes recently, including an accident in August that killed three people in Australia.
Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 flight from London to New York was powered without using fossil fuels, relying on so-called sustainable aviation fuel made up largely of tallow and other waste fats.
As purchase orders for the C919 commercial jet continue to grow, overseas suppliers and services are rushing to join China’s aviation expansion, despite concerns over geopolitics and intellectual property.
The payout came more than two months after the A320 ended up in the field following a hydraulics system failure.
Flag carrier will achieve a consolidated profit for the overall year, chief financial officer expects.
After a prolonged delay, the Shanghai International Commercial Airshow has come in for a landing – and Chinese engines are powering its return.
Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association says pilots will need to fly more to achieve the rise offered because they are paid by the hour.
China’s BeiDou system, which is similar to the US’ Global Positioning System (GPS), has been recognised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation.
Vessel arrives at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with 2,700 guests on board and will use city as one of its two home ports, alongside Singapore, from November to March.
The airline targeted Theo Seremetidis in 2020 after he instructed staff that for safety reasons they did not have to clean two aircraft arriving from China.
City has ‘lots of places for them to lay eggs but also move from person to person’, says Francisco Pazos, owner of pest control company.
Readers discuss what beverage companies can do to reduce plastic pollution, the enduring charms of Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific, and going beyond deterrence to tackle youth drug abuse.
Asian airline executives say mainland travellers have been slow to return to many countries, including Singapore, Japan and Thailand.
The US Air Force is planning to build 100 of the futuristic warplanes, which will incorporate advanced materials, propulsion and stealth technology.
Should airspace closures spread in the Middle East, about 300 daily flights between Europe and destinations in South Asia and Southeast Asia would be most affected, according to aviation analytics firm Cirium.
Asia-Pacific airlines summit in Singapore told ‘familiar headwinds’ such as high fuel prices and international tension causing problems for aviation industry.
Transport Minister Pablo Rodriguez said the government ‘takes every threat seriously, especially when it concerns airlines’.
US short seller Hindenburg Research claimed in a report that EHang was exaggerating the number of its orders and misleading investors.
Singapore Airlines and budget arm Scoot aim to restore pre-pandemic passenger capacity in 2024-25 financial year, chief executive says.
The visit by the August 1st Aerobatics Team will help showcase the multi-role fighters, which Egypt is reported to be interested in buying.
MYAirline suspended operations just 10 months after it started flying, while Rayani Air lasted less than four months in 2016.
Zeng Xiuying, 52, repeatedly tried to hand officials at Changi Airport around US$50 in cash to ‘help her’ board her flight after she and her companion were turned away for not having valid visas.
Chinese aviation giant says the passenger plane has entered ‘detailed design’ stage, but makes no mention of Russian firm’s involvement in the project, which has been marred by delays.
The armed suspect, a Turkish citizen, drove through a gate and on to the airport apron with his 4-year-old daughter on Saturday. Police said the man’s ex-wife had contacted them about a child abduction.