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  • China Eastern suspends pilots over striking for better pay and conditions


    <P><A href="http://www.chinaeastern.co.uk/planes.html">China&nbsp;Eastern Airlines</A> has suspended or demoted several of its pilots for taking part in a rare flash strike that took place three months ago.</P> <P>The official Xinhua news agency says the Shanghai-based carrier yesterday suspended or demoted 13 pilots over the incidents. </P> <P>It says the suspensions will be for up to two years, adding that two management officials and four other employees were “sacked for mismanagement”, while two others were reprimanded.</P> <P>Over 31 March and 1 April 21 China Eastern aircraft operating domestic passenger flights returned to their departure airports after takeoff, many of them as a protest by pilots for better pay and working conditions. </P> <P>The CAAC fined the airline 1.5 million yuan ($217,000) for the disruptions, which were out of China Eastern’s Yunnan branch.</P> <P>Source: flightglobal.com's sister premium news site <A href="http://www.rati.com">Air&nbsp;Transport Inte


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  • China Eastern suspends pilots over striking for better pay and conditions

    News | 03 Jul 2008 10:30 | Nicholas Ionides

    <P><A href="http://www.chinaeastern.co.uk/planes.html">China&nbsp;Eastern Airlines</A> has suspended or demoted several of its pilots for taking part in a rare flash strike that took place three months ago.</P> <P>The official Xinhua news agency says the Shanghai-based carrier yesterday suspended or demoted 13 pilots over the incidents. </P> <P>It says the suspensions will be for up to two years, adding that two management officials and four other employees were “sacked for mismanagement”, while two others were reprimanded.</P> <P>Over 31 March and 1 April 21 China Eastern aircraft operating domestic passenger flights returned to their departure airports after takeoff, many of them as a protest by pilots for better pay and working conditions. </P> <P>The CAAC fined the airline 1.5 million yuan ($217,000) for the disruptions, which were out of China Eastern’s Yunnan branch.</P> <P>Source: flightglobal.com's sister premium news site <A href="http://www.rati.com">Air&nbsp;Transport Intehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/China-Eastern-suspends-pilots-over-striking-for-better-pay-and-conditions-225049/
  • ST Aero looks globally for MRO growth

    News | 05 Nov 2007 10:57 | Siva Govindasamy

    While its home turf of Singapore is a major player in the Asian maintenance, repair and overhaul market, ST Aero's sights are set on establishing a global network to support its customer airlines to the same standard wherever they are in the worldhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ST-Aero-looks-globally-for-MRO-growth-219135/
  • When East meets West: new regional jet manufacturers target Western market

    News | 23 Oct 2007 11:30 | Brendan Sobie

    The emergence of new regional jet manufacturers is giving regional carriers more choices than ever before. But can the manufacturers overcome resistance...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/When-East-meets-West-new-regional-jet-manufacturers-target-Western-market-218781/
  • CFMI tackles A340 engine cracks

    News | 23 Jun 1998 23:00

    <p><img src='../Assets/GetAsset.aspx?ItemID=1097' /></p> <p>Guy Norris/LOS ANGELES </p> <p>CFM International (CFMI) is being forced to inspect and repair about 200 CFM56-5C4s used on Airbus Industrie A340s after a China Eastern aircraft suffered an in-flight shut down. </p> <p>The Chinese A340 experienced a first stage high pressure turbine (HPT) blade fracture in the number three engine on climb out from Shanghai in March. The engine was shut down and, after landing, inspections of the remaining powerplants and others in the fleet revealed three more "well over HPT T1 blade axial crack limits". </p> <p>CFMI confirms that "-we have an issue with the HPT blades on the -5C4, which is limited to the higher gross weight A340s". It adds that there has been a "casting issue resulting in cracking of the trailing edge of the turbine blades, some of which were found under borescope inspection at China Eastern because they are the fleet leader". </p> <p>Although no other airlines have experhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CFMI-tackles-A340-engine-cracks-38568/