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Day: 9 February 2016

#Airlines#Puttin' on Airs#Smart Branding#The Flight Fantastic

Cathay Pacific Launches New China Travel Storytelling Blog on Tumblr

Cathay Pacific has launched a new #MyChinaExperience Tumblr Blog timed to celebrate the Year of the Monkey.

#Aviation Matters#Aviation Safety#Flight Checks - PASS

FAA Issues Critical SAFO to Airlines on Lithium Batteries

“FAA battery fire testing has highlighted the potential risk of a catastrophic aircraft loss due to damage resulting from a lithium battery fire or explosion. Current cargo fire suppression systems cannot effectively control a lithium battery fire. As a result of those tests, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Airbus have advised airlines about the dangers associated with carrying lithium batteries as cargo and also have encouraged them to conduct safety risk assessments,” the agency states.