Tag: Hong Kong

Turkish Cargo Partners With ZTO Express and PAL Air

Reading Time: 1 minute Turkish Cargo, the cargo division of Turkish Airlines, has inked a partnership agreement with ZTO and Pal Air. As per the agreement, a new joint venture will be established in Hong Kong will provide a range of logistic services. This will include door to door logistics activities; trucking, collection & distribution, freight transportation, cross-docking and […]

Hong Kong Receives First H175s in Public Services Configuration

Reading Time: 1 minute Hong Kong based Government Flying Service has received three H175s in public services configuration, becoming the world’s first operator of this new variant which enlarges the H175 mission capacity to search and rescue, emergency medical services, law enforcement, firefighting as well as land and maritime border control operations. In 2015, GFS became the launch customer […]

Delta Airbus A330 Engine Shuts Down in Flight near Tokyo

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta Airlines Airbus A330 was performing flight from Hong Kong to Seattle, when the crew needed to shut the left hand engine (PW4168A) down. The aircraft diverted to Tokyo’s Narita Airport for a safe landing on runway 34L about 25 minutes later. Japan’s Ministry of Transport reported the crew received an overtemperature indication for the […]

Cathay Pacific Finalises Order For 32 A321neo Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Cathay Pacific Airways has finalised an order with Airbus for 32 A321neo single-aisle aircraft. The aircraft will be operated by Cathay Dragon, the regional carrier of the Group, on services linking its Hong Kong home base with destinations across Asia. The purchase agreement firms up an MOU announced last month. The new A321neo aircraft will […]

5 Airports Prove to Be the Best in the World

Reading Time: 1 minute Air travel is no longer a luxury commodity – on the contrary, it proves to be as indispensable to everyday life as medicine or telecommunications. Apart from occupying a pivotal role in the social development, aviation also brings enormous benefits to modern economies by unlocking their potential for more profitable trade and tourism. Without a […]

8 Injured After KLM B744 Encounters Severe Turbulence Near Hong Kong

Reading Time: 1 minute A KLM Boeing 747-400, registration PH-BFR performing flight KL-887 (dep Jun 3rd) from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Hong Kong (China), was enroute at 8900 meters (FL291) about 30-40 minutes prior to landing in Hong Kong when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence for a couple of seconds causing passengers to be thrown against the cabin ceiling and […]

China Eastern Airbus A321 Skids Off The Runway In Hong Kong

Reading Time: 1 minute Flights to and from Hong Kong International Airport were disrupted for almost two hours on Wednesday morning after a China Eastern Airlines plane skidded off the runway while landing during heavy rain. Flight MU765 from Nanjing landed at 10:51am and airport officials said the Airbus A321 slid off the runway as it was making its […]

Lufthansa Group and Cathay Pacific to Codeshare

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cathay Pacific Airways, the Hong Kong–based airline, and the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s leading airline group, will offer their passengers selected flights under their partner’s flight number in future (code-sharing). For Lufthansa Group customers, this will significantly improve the connections available from Hong Kong towards Australia and New Zealand.  A corresponding agreement was signed by Ivan […]

Cathay Pacific Reportedly Set For Overhaul

Reading Time: 1 minute Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific is reportedly preparing for a business overhaul that could include job cuts, cost savings and shifting flights to its short-haul unit Cathay Dragon. Details of a major business review and a plan to stand up to increasing competition from Chinese and Gulf airlines as well as low-cost carriers will […]

Singapore Airlines Launches its Nonstop Singapore – San Francisco Route

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines has launched its new Singapore-San Francisco service, linking Singapore with the US West Coast on a nonstop basis. The new flights will be operated daily using Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The inaugural flight, SQ32, departed Singapore Changi Airport at 0925 hrs local time on October 23, 2016 and arrived at San Francisco Airport at […]