High-flying ideas

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 07 October, 1999, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 07 October, 1999, 12:00am

Hong Kong will need to take the advantage of its new airport to develop into an international and regional air cargo hub, Mr Tung said. More extensive and diversified freight services would be provided. Last month, the Airport Authority announced that landing fees were to be cut by 15 per cent next year. Two logistics centres and a marine cargo terminal are also being proposed to capture air cargo potential fully. 'This in turn will create more jobs in the supporting service industries,' Mr Tung said.