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  1. Shenzhen airport opens check-in options in HK

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Shenzhen airport opened a new advance check-in terminal at Shenzhen Bay checkpoint yesterday, along with a pre-check-in option for bus passengers from Mong Kok. Passengers who ... to the airport. They can collect their boarding pass at the checkpoint- which is at the Shenzhen end of the Western Corridor- without waiting and are no longer required to arrive at the airport an hour ...

  2. Airport link won't drop riders before border

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Air transit passengers who board the Hong Kong-Shenzhen airport express rail link from Chek Lap Kok airport will not be allowed to leave the train before it crosses the border, even if there is a stop before it leaves Hong Kong. Bauhinia Foundation senior researcher Zhu Wenhui said the ban was a security measure because passengers who had not completed clearance ...

  3. Airports' rail link may halve journey time

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... security implications. 'There were only 500,000 passengers for the Skyrail service between the two airports in 2006,' Dr Law said. 'It boils down to a daily average ridership of just ... Anita Lam A proposed rail link between Shenzhen and Hong Kong airports is expected to ultimately mean a journey time between the two airports of 20 minutes. Secretary for Transport ...

  4. Daily trips across border rose by 10pc last year

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... to Chek Lap Kok. However, passengers still have to carry their luggage from one airport to the other and undergo security checks at the airport from which they are flying. The Wen Wei Po newspaper ... using Shenzhen and Hong Kong airports to check in at one before later flying from the other has been launched on a trial basis. The Airport Authority confirmed a report that the cities' ...

  5. HK airport outpaces Shenzhen

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Passenger numbers at Hong Kong International Airport grew faster last year than at its smaller neighbour, Shenzhen airport. But aviation experts are divided as to whether that's a trend that's likely to continue. The Airport Authority said the number of passengers at Chek Lap Kok rose 5.9 per cent last year to a record 53.9 million, ...

  6. New airport lifts region's hope for better economy

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com A new airport scheduled to open in geographically isolated eastern Guangdong next month may help boost the local economy, which has long trailed behind its western neighbour, officials say. The Jieyang Chaoshan airport- located about 20 kilometres from Jieyang, Chaozhou and Shantou- is expected to replace the hub in Shantou, which has ...

  7. Shenzhen airport confirms expansion plans

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis in Shenzhen keith.wallis@scmp.com A Shenzhen municipal official yesterday confirmed plans to build a third runway and a fourth passenger terminal at Baoan airport by 2040, helping the city to compete with Hong Kong as a regional air hub. Shenzhen airport is planning to open its third passenger terminal by the end of next year following the opening of the second ...

  8. Security boosted as theft suspects held

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com More than 600 police and security guards are patrolling the city's biggest international gem show to combat jewellery thieves. The intensified security measures were disclosed after the arrest of two mainland visitors on suspicion of stealing a 5.5 carat diamond worth HK$1.55 million on the opening day of the 29th Hong Kong International ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Shenzhen wasted billions on World University Games, audit finds

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... athletic event generated only 1.2 billion yuan in revenue, despite the 14 billion yuan spent by the city to upgrade sport facilities, provide security and host extravagant opening and closing ... of building 179 kilometres of subway linking the city centre, airport and outlying districts. Shenzhen audit authorities said they did not include such spending, in line with national auditing ...

  10. HK-Baoan airport line may threaten ecologically sensitive area

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A planned rail link between Hong Kong and Shenzhen airports may stop in the ecologically sensitive area of Sheung Pak Nai. That possibility was raised yesterday at a symposium ... and planning of the alignment was not yet finished. The 50-kilometre line will link Chek Lap Kok to Shenzhen's Baoan airport via Qianhai. Authorities are studying if a spur line should be built ...




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