Tag: Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific Cuts Multiple Flights Amid Weak Results and Demand

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cathay Pacific, the flag carrier of Hong Kong, has announced that it is cutting a number of flights due to extremely difficult month of August. The airline together with its Cathay Dragon unit carried 2.9 million passengers in August, which is down 11% from a year earlier. Overall traffic to Hong Kong in August was […]

Hong Kong International Airport Cancels All Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Monday, 12th August, all departures from Hong Kong International Airport have been cancelled amid thousands of anti-government protesters who occupied the airport. “Airport operations at Hong Kong International Airport have been seriously disrupted, all flights have been cancelled”, this is the statement published on the official website of one of the busiest airports in […]

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 […]