Hong Kong aircraft near-misses surge to 6-year-high after new traffic management system introduced

The number of aircraft near-misses in Hong Kong’s airspace rose to a six-year-high in 2017, following the introduction of the troubled new air traffic management system in late 2016, official figures obtained by FactWire reveal. According to the Civil Aviation Department (CAD), in 2017, there were 17 “loss of separation” incidents – when aircraft came […]