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Boeing delivers 747-8 to Cathay Pacific

Boeing Co. said on Tuesday that it delivered one of its new 747-8 freighters to Cathay Pacific Airways. Full story

Air China profit falls 26 pct on weak demand

Air China Ltd., one of the country's three major state-owned airlines, says its third-quarter profit fell 26 percent on weaker demand on international routes and a decline in income from Cathay Pacific Airways. Full story

Near miss under investigation in Hong Kong

Aviation authorities in Hong Kong say they are investigating an incident in which two jets carrying more than 600 people had to take evasive action after straying into each other's path as they were trying to land. Full story

Engine fire forces Cathay Pacific emergency landing

   A Cathay Pacific flight bound for Jakarta turned back to Singapore about 45 minutes after taking off because of a fire in one engine. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

Jet catches fire, makes scary landing

   A Cathay Pacific jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Singapore after one of its engines caught fire. None of the crewmembers or 136 passengers were hurt during the harrowing descent. NBC’s Mike Taibbi reports.

Stuck on the tarmac: Headaches begin at landing

The East Coast blizzard that forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights — including 800 more on Tuesday — is far from being forgotten, and its effects are far from over. Full story

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Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 prepare to disembark from the jetliner after it landed safely at Changi Airport in Singapore
Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 prepare to disembark from the jetliner after it landed safely at Changi Airport in Singapore

Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 prepare to disembark from the aeroplane after it landed safely at Changi Airport in Singapore May 16, 2011. The A330 flight, which was enroute to Jakarta, experienced engine trouble shortly after takeoff and had to return to Singapore. Its starboard engine w

Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 prepare to disembark from the aeroplane after it landed safely at Changi Airport in Singapore
Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 prepare to disembark from the aeroplane after it landed safely at Changi Airport in Singapore

Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 prepare to disembark from the aeroplane after it landed safely at Changi Airport in Singapore May 16, 2011. The A330 flight, which was enroute to Jakarta, experienced engine trouble shortly after takeoff and had to return to Singapore. Its starboard engine w

Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 disembark at Changi Airport in Singapore
Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 disembark at Changi Airport in Singapore

Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 disembark from the aeroplane after it landed safely at Changi Airport in Singapore May 16, 2011. The Airbus A330 flight, which was enroute to Jakarta, experienced engine trouble shortly after takeoff and had to return to Singapore. Its right engine was burnt

Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 prepare to disembark in Singapore
Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 prepare to disembark in Singapore

Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 prepare to disembark from the aeroplane after it landed safely at Changi Airport in Singapore May 16, 2011. The A330 flight, which was enroute to Jakarta, experienced engine trouble shortly after takeoff and had to return to Singapore. Its right engine was b