The Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department is investigating nine incidents in which pilots of Hong Kong Airlines disregarded instructions by traffic controllers. Although passenger safety was never compromised in these instances, which include pilots taxiing onto the runway at Hong Kong International Airport without permission and failing to follow instructions from traffic controllers between August and September, the Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung Bing-leung said that one incident is one too many. The airline has been requested to submit a report on its safety. Although seven of the incidents were technical infringements committed by pilots who did not

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