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Cathay comes home to roost

Cathay comes home to roost

Once the jewel of Far Eastern aviation, Cathay Pacific is facing an onslaught from Chinese and other competitors, as the magic of its Hong Kong home base gradually disappears

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UPS MD-11 freighter 'written off' after aborted take off

UPS MD-11 freighter ‘written off’ after aborted take off

A UPS freighter has crashed off the end of a Seoul Incheon Airport runway after an aborted take off in South Korea, writes Nigel Tomkins. The four-man crew survived the incident without injuries, using the port-side escape chute slide, say reports from the region. The cargo plane careered off the end[…]

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