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  1. Airport heats up as air con goes down

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on June 10. 'We suspected that this failure was caused by a problem with a salt-water pump,' said Bevin Tsang, a terminal manager for the Airport Authority, after workers carried out emergency repairs. The Airport Authority said the ventilation system at the airport functioned as normal during the incident, adding that flight movements and airport operations were not affected. ...

  2. Airport Authority goes to banks for $4b in funding

    Posted Sep 08th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling The Airport Authority is lining up banks for $4 billion in loans to be used for ongoing projects and to increase working capital, the authority said yesterday. Half ... that we go to the financial institutions almost every year for general funding,' Airport Authority spokeswoman Connie Hon said. One banker, whose company has been asked to submit a bid, said ...

  3. Authority on notice over airport fiascos

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan A senior government official yesterday warned the Airport Authority to put its house in order after a series of embarrassing incidents at Chek Lap Kok in the past month. ... signals for the Airport Authority to take a more active and comprehensive approach to review all the systems,' he said. The authority said a taskforce including representatives from ...

  4. Competition collides with valuation in Airport Authority paper

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo The government's long-awaited public consultation document on the Airport Authority's (AA) proposed privatisation has finally been released, with members of the public, ... as such. There is an argument that the AA should raise charges because its returns lag those of other already privatised airport operators, like the British Airport Authority, which runs Heathrow ...

  5. Authority draws the line on smoking at airport

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma The Airport Authority says it has no plans to permit any more restaurants or bars at Chek Lap Kok to allow smoking- at least not for the time being. And it has defended itself ... Public health advocates have attacked the authority's willingness to allow more catering outlets at the airport to build smoking rooms as being contradictory to the government's war ...

  6. Airport Authority pays dividend

    Posted Jul 01st 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo The Airport Authority will pay its first dividend to its only shareholder- the government- despite a steep fall in profits last year due to the Sars crisis. The authority, which operates Chek Lap Kok airport, said it could have earned as much as $1.2 billion in pretax profit last year were it not for the impact of Sars on the air travel industry. The authority yesterday ...

  7. More debate urged on airport plan

    Posted Feb 24th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... to restructure the Airport Authority's capital structure and raise its level of indebtedness, by having the authority borrow $6 billion to buy back some of the government's shares. The government aims to recoup its $37 billion investment in the airport by allowing the Airport Authority to privatise. Mr Ip and his staff had asked that legislators restrict their questions ...

  8. Crack closes runway for two hours

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The northern runway at Chek Lap Kok was closed for two hours yesterday morning after a large crack was found in the tarmac. The Airport Authority said a 4.4cm-wide, 4cm-deep ... The southern runway was used for takeoffs and landings and no flights were delayed. The authority last night refused to answer questions about the closure, the first time in six months the runway has ...

  9. Airport woes

    Posted Aug 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Airport Authority has named a taskforce of four of its own members to review operations systems at Chek Lap Kok after several mechanical failures. What changes would you propose? Share your views: write to us. ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... COP THAT Some of the mainland's top airport cops were in Hong Kong yesterday for a conference on aviation security, hosted by the Aviation Security Company (Avseco) and the Airport Authority. One would expect tight security at such an event and Lai See was not disappointed. A South China Morning Post reporter got his own police escort- off the premises. Apparently, ...




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