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  1. It is time for Legco to rein in big-spending Airport Authority

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Airport Authority to continue to spend more money so it can justify the very high fees it charges airlines. There might be a need for a third terminal, maybe when the second terminal is no longer a white elephant and airlines which are willing to use this terminal are no longer subsidised. The reason that the Airport Authority wants to continue to build and build is very clear- to justify ...

  2. Airport Authority net grows 14pc to HK$1.1b

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Boosted by strong growth in air passengers and cargo volume in the first half, Airport Authority Hong Kong registered a 14.4 per cent increase in net profit in the six months ... of the airport operator. Beijing Capital Airport, the mainland's busiest airport, is expected to handle 55 million passengers this year, against 48 million last year. Airport Authority Hong Kong has ...

  3. Airport Authority logs 18pc jump in earnings

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Oil costs, direct cross-strait flights dim outlook Airport Authority Hong Kong posted an 18 per cent increase in annual profits yesterday but said the short-term outlook for passenger growth was dimmed by soaring oil prices, inflation and the impact of direct flights between Taiwan and the mainland. The government-owned airport increased dividends to the government ...

  4. Authority cleared for Zhuhai airport venture

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Hong Kong's Airport Authority cleared the final hurdle yesterday in its bid to run Zhuhai Airport, gaining approval from China to form a joint venture to operate ... [with Zhuhai airport],' said Airport Authority spokesman Bill Lam. 'The joint venture will strengthen ties between Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta, benefiting both Hong Kong ...

  5. Airport Authority's meagre profit a laughing stock

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While Hong Kong's Airport Authority directors are jumping with joy at the HK$1.9 billion 'profit' they made in the last financial year, the city's business tycoons must ... of the airport's huge growth. Yet the authority, which has continued with its uncontrolled staff growth, is complaining about them not being able to increase flight movements to more than 54 an hour. ...

  6. The sky's the limit for new airport job opportunities

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Zavadszky Operations, engineering and projects Airport Authority Hong Kong In view of the massive developments taking place at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), jobseekers ... at Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK). The dynamic working environment requires top-notch technical preparedness, but beyond that, AAHK also wants to hire candidates who are passionate about ...

  7. Minimise impact of third runway

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Building a third runway at Hong Kong International Airport is a daunting task. With a construction cost of HK$136 billion, not only is it the most expensive infrastructure project to build, the 650 hectares of sea reclamation- and its impact on the environment- is also set to be the biggest ever. It is, therefore, imperative for the Airport Authority to put up a convincing ...

  8. Travellers may have to pay for third runway

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The construction of a HK$136 billion third runway at Chek Lap Kok is poised to hit the pockets of travellers, as the Airport Authority says it will not rule out a levy on airport users to finance the project. That prospect was raised yesterday by the Executive Council's in-principle endorsement of the government's plan to build ...

  9. Exco to approve third runway

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... assessment. The Airport Authority estimates the environmental assessment to cost about HK$100 million and take 18 months to two years to complete. While the project appears to be moving ahead, ... Fung Wing-yip, the authority's executive director, has warned that the project's cost- which has already been adjusted for inflation over the next decade- would rise further when ...

  10. Congestion 'will force mainland to open skies'

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam Anita.lam@scmp.com Hong Kong's airport chief is confident authorities on the mainland will open up their airspace soon because congestion there is more of a problem. Marvin Cheung Kin-tung, the Airport Authority's chairman, told businessmen and entrepreneurs discussing the plan for a third runway at the airport that sooner or later Beijing would have to deal ...




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