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Hong Kong police find body of missing pilot

The New Zealand Herald  2010-08-11 09:43:01

The body of an Air New Zealand pilot who went missing a week ago while trekking in rural Hong Kong has been found, police said today."At 2.30 this afternoon, police located a body of a man on a hillside. ...

ANA gains JAL's market share on cargo

Air Cargo News  2010-08-11 00:00:00

WITH Japan Airlines (JAL) distancing itself from air cargo, All Nippon Airways (ANA) is moving in to exploit the vacuum.

Airline Traffic

Air Transport World  2010-08-10 22:42:56

American Airlines flew 11.97 billion RPMs in July, a 2.7% year-over-year increase, while capacity rose 3.1% to 13.76 billion ASMs. Load factor fell 0.3 point to 87%. American Eagle Airlines operated ...

Restructuring JAL to sell three ground service subsidiaries

Air Transport World  2010-08-10 22:40:41

Japan Airlines continues to pare down its portfolio of subsidiaries as it refocuses on its core activities in advance of submitting its official reorganization plan in court by the end of this month. Yesterday ...

JAL Sheds Subsidiaries

Aviation Week  2010-08-10 21:39:20

Japan Airlines said it is selling majority control of its Kansai-based passenger and ground-handling subsidiaries.

Cathay Pacific restarts Hong Kong cargo terminal work

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-08-10 20:43:00

Cathay Pacific Airways Tuesday showed off the cargo terminal it is building at Hong Kong International Airport.

Equity markets fall on "Japanisation" fears; on expectations Fed will boost credit markets

guardian.co.uk  2010-08-10 16:05:28

Equity markets felt as gloomy as the weather outside, edging lower on concerns of a double-dip recession -and on hopes that the US Federal Reserve will announce new measures to spur economic growth later ...

Hunt for missing NZ pilot in final days

The New Zealand Herald  2010-08-10 03:15:21

Hong Kong police will continue to look for missing Air New Zealand pilot until at least tomorrow night despite reports that the search has been scaled back after six days of searching.Search teams today ...

Airline Traffic

Air Transport World  2010-08-09 22:36:29

Delta Air Linesflew 19.6 billion system RPMs in July, a .5% rise year-over-year. Capacity decreased .3% to 22 billion ASMs and load factor increased .7 point to 88.3%. Great Lakes Aviationoperated ...

Malaysia Airlines plans Kota Kinabalu as eastern hub

Air Transport World  2010-08-09 22:22:07

Malaysia Airlines has selected Kota Kinabalu in Sabah as its eastern hub for onward travel to China, Taiwan, North Asia, Indonesia and Australia.

Report: JAL to slash more than 19,000 jobs by March 2015

Air Transport World  2010-08-09 22:17:02

Japan Airlines, undergoing bankruptcy rehabilitation, plans to cut 19,133 jobs from its workforce of 47,000 by the end of March 2015, according to documents cited by Kyodo News.

Cathay Pacific orders aircraft on back of record results

Air Cargo News  2010-08-09 00:00:00

CATHAY Pacific has ordered 30 Airbus A350-900 aircraft and announced its intention to exercise existing purchase rights of six Boeing 777-300ERs.

SIA Cargo sees improving yields

Air Cargo News  2010-08-09 00:00:00

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) Cargo's freight traffic (in load tonne-kilometres) for the first quarter was up 12.1 per cent year-on-year, against capacity growth (in capacity tonne-kilometres) of 4.5 per cent.

Hat not missing NZ pilot's, police say

The New Zealand Herald  2010-08-08 17:30:00

A hat found in the search for an Air New Zealand pilot missing in Hong Kong is not his, local police say.The search for First Officer Stephen John Morrissey entered its fifth day today after he was last ...

Mate pins hope on missing pilot's survival skills

The New Zealand Herald  2010-08-08 17:30:00

An old Army mate says Steve Morrissey's jungle survival training in Singapore and Malaysia will help him to survive in Hong Kong.A search is continuing for Mr Morrissey, an Air NZ pilot, who disappeared ...

Aircraft, Engines & Components

Air Transport World  2010-08-08 13:10:36

Korean Air's Aerospace Division delivered the first prototype cargo door for the A350 to Eurocopter. Korean Air Aerospace is a program partner and is responsible for three of the doors on the A350. ...

Airports & Routes

Air Transport World  2010-08-08 13:08:20

ANA said it will resume service to Jakarta in January from Tokyo Narita with daily 767-300ER service and will launch new daily service to Manila from Narita in March, also with a 767-300ER. It additionally ...

ST Aerospace takes full control of pilot training organization

Air Transport World  2010-08-08 13:03:39

ST Aerospace said it acquired the remaining 30% equity in ST Aerospace Training Academy it did not own, through its ST Aerospace Engineering subsidiary. The stake was acquired for S$4 million ($3 million) ...

JAL sells most JAL Hotels shares, merges subsidiary sales companies

Air Transport World  2010-08-08 12:54:32

Japan Airlines, in the midst of a bankruptcy restructuring, announced it will sell its 79.6% stake in JAL Hotels and additionally will merge four sales subsidiaries into one unit.

Korean Air delivers first Airbus A350 door to Eurocopter

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-08-06 22:57:00

Korean Air presented its first prototype of a cargo door for the Airbus A350 XWB to Eurocopter this week at Korean Air Aerospace Division's Busan Plant, Eurocopter announced Friday.

 
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