- China Southern Announces New Hotline Number[Nov. 27, 2006]
On November 27, China Southern Airlines has announced a significant change to its Customer Call Center.
- HK: New Overflight Route to Ease Congestion[Nov. 30, 2006]
Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department plans to open a second route for traffic overflying Hong Kong to Guangzhou to relieve air space congestion.
- Hong Kong Airlines Limited Held Launch Ceremony[Nov. 28, 2006]
On November 28, Hong Kong Airlines proudly celebrates its launch ceremony: "Bauhinia is Our Heart, Soaring beyond Hong Kong Skies" at the Four Seasons Hotel. We are honored to have celebrities and honorable guests coming from government, aviation industry, tourist industry, and business sectors from the Mainland, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong witnessing this important moment in Hong Kong's aviation history.
- HK Aircrews on Alert for Drug Traffickers[Nov. 29, 2006]
Hong Kong Customs and Excise issued a notice last week to the local offices of commercial airlines, asking flight attendants to take note of anyone onboard who does not eat or drink on the flight and report them to authorities on the ground before landing, as those travellers could be drug traffickers.
- Spring Airlines Offers 1 Yuan Airfare[Nov. 29, 2006]
Spring Airlines will offer one-yuan (13 US cents) fares from Shanghai to Jinan when it launches daily service on November 30, breaking its record low price of 99 yuan for a single trip.
- Hong Kong Int'l Airport Adds Ferry Link[Nov. 28, 2006]
Airport Authority Hong Kong, operator of Asia's third busiest airfield, said it will build a new 1 billion HK dollars (129 million U.S. dollars) ferry terminal, as it expands capacity at the airport to meet growing demand for flights.
- Mainland Urges Weekend Cross-Strait Charter Flights[Nov. 29, 2006]
A Chinese mainland official has called for weekend charter flights between the mainland and Taiwan, following the realization of charter flights on major festivals.
- China Airlines Bearish on HK Freight[Nov. 27, 2006]
Taiwanese carrier China Airlines sees competition across the border clouding the outlook for Hong Kong's airfreight business, especially once airports in southern China resume direct links with Taiwan.
- Viva Macau, All Set to Take Off in Dec[Nov. 23, 2006]
Budget airline Viva Macau's first flight is expected to take off on December 5.
- HK Allows 10 Airlines to Cut Fuel Surcharge[Nov. 24, 2006]
Ten Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese airlines will reduce fuel surcharges on selected international flights from December 1 as oil prices decline, Huaxia Times reported on November 24.