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  1. Airport Authority rethinks stance on social costs

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The Airport Authority appears to be softening on its reluctance to conduct an extra study on the social costs and benefits of building a third runway, ... of the airport. The authority was willing to 'go to the extra mile to assess other potential impacts where possible', Kevin Poole, its deputy director of projects, said yesterday in response ...

  2. Engineering new jobs at the Airport Authority

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei The automated people mover at Hong Kong International Airport is a computerised railway system that enables passengers to travel between Terminals 1 and 2 and the SkyPier. Kyle Tam (right), an assistant engineer employed by the Airport Authority, is responsible for the maintenance of the system. 'I co-ordinate with different parties such as operations, ...

  3. Keep vows, group tells Airport Authority

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The Airport Authority has been told to make good on the environmental pledges it made when building the airport at Chek Lap Kok before asking the public to accept another huge project for a third runway. The authority should 'honour its cheques first before asking for more', the Conservancy Association said, accusing the airport ...

  4. HK$4b record profit for Airport Authority

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... programme due to be completed by 2015 could drag the Airport Authority into the red. 'If you only look at the [financial] statement, there will be fluctuations, or even losses,' said ... and parking charges for airlines. Even though the authority projects an annual increase of 3 per cent in airport charges until 2030 in its estimated future cash flow, the airport has not raised ...

  5. Airport Authority must acknowledge environmental impact of runway

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I write on behalf of several green groups (http://greenerairport.blogspot.com) regarding the proposed expansion of Hong Kong airport. The Airport Authority recently announced the Hong Kong ... HK$136.2billion in taxpayers' money, the government and Airport Authority should not make a hasty decision that may result in the creation of a white elephant. We call on the authority to: Stop ...

  6. How much is Airport Authority spending to promote third runway?

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Airport Authority is obviously prepared to plough every furrow to disseminate its message that it will be the end of civilisation as we know it if its very costly plan to build a third ... by the authority is being carried out at a cost of millions of dollars to the public purse. It is only recently that the airport has begun to make a return on the public money invested in its construction- ...

  7. Airport Authority earmarks HK$12b for expansion plan

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Hong Kong's Airport Authority has earmarked HK$12 billion for an expansion plan aimed at ensuring it can cope with expected air traffic growth by 2020 after posting a record annual ... Hon-chung, chief executive of Airport Authority, said yesterday that he had seen robust growth in both passenger and cargo traffic in the first five months and believed that the growth would continue ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Productivity boss gets Airport Authority job

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The executive director of the Hong Kong Productivity Council, Wilson Fung Wing-yip, has resigned from the statutory body to take up a senior post with the Airport Authority. The former civil servant will become the executive director, corporate development of the authority, overseeing airport development projects. He will report to chief executive Stanley Hui Hon-chung. ...

  10. Probe needed into Hong Kong's extravagant Airport Authority

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the response from Stephanie Li of the Airport Authority ('Hong Kong airport is thriving despite tough competition', July 13) in which she said she wanted to correct factual errors in my letter ('Airport Authority's meagre profit a laughing stock', July 6). However, Ms Li failed to point out any factual errors in my letter. She said the airport ...




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