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  1. Airfoil allows music to wing its way to AirPort Express

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... Danyll Wills You have run two interesting articles in the past two weeks on downloading music. You may well be interested in this product (www.rogueamoeba.com/airfoil/). It seems to do what Ian Johnston sought. I have yet to try it, but plan to. Alan Wright Address supplied I have had a look at this and it certainly appears to be interesting. I have not bought an AirPort ...

  2. Plane crazy

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... Catherine Shaw Chek Lap Kok may have just been voted the world's best airport, but next year it faces competition from a new kid on the block. Billed as an 'entertainment air-city', the Central Japan International Airport (Centrair) opened in February and has already become a destination in its own right. Strategically located between Tokyo and Osaka, Centrair acts ...

  3. Case of tail wagging the dog in airport privatisation talks

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Negotiators from the airlines and the Airport Authority are set to knock heads again over the issue of the authority's proposed privatisation. This will mark the second ... on the fundamental issues than they were in December when they started. What are these issues? It really boils down to the question of whether the airport should balance its books on a single-till accounting ...

  4. Airport may close after thieves take lights from runway

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok An airport in northeastern Liaoning has been forced to stop night flights and is on the verge of closure after thieves pilfered navigational equipment. In the past two years, the airport in Chaoyang has lost 194 navigational and runway lights, more than 1,000 metres of railing, and antennas, the Liaoning-based Business Times reported, quoting airport general manager Lin ...

  5. Man jailed for touting at airport

    Posted Sep 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.24pm: A 37-year-old male driver was jailed for three weeks at Tsuen Wan Magistrates' Courts on Monday for touting at the Hong Kong International Airport. The court heard that airport police officers had launched an anti-touting operation at Chek Lap Kok airport on June 19. During the operation, the man, a light-goods vehicle driver, approached ...

  6. Airport scholarships nurture high-flyers

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The Airport Authority has been training local and mainland university students in response to the growing integration of the aviation market in the Pearl River Delta. Chief executive officer David Pang Ding-jung said he planned to develop an integrated airport system with the mainland. He was speaking on Wednesday at a scholarship presentation ceremony ...

  7. Overspill from Shanghai flows to Xiaoshan airport

    Posted Oct 17th 2005, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Hangzhou Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, 30 per cent owned by the Hong Kong Airport Authority, handled 30 per cent more cargo year on year in the first nine months of this year due to a cargo spillover from Shanghai Airport. Hong Kong Dragon Airlines (Dragonair) is preparing to take a slice of the Xiaoshan cake, kicking off a cargo service there by the end ...

  8. HK airport braces for flights record

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Hong Kong International Airport is bracing for a record number of flights on October 14, with 835 arrivals and departures having been scheduled. That is 8 per cent up on the average 770 flight movements a day, according to the Civil Aviation Department. 'In October, the National Day holiday [today], the Chung Yeung Festival holiday [October 11] and the Guangzhou ...

  9. Airport to boost passenger capacity

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Beijing Capital says closure of some shops will not seriously affect revenue Beijing Capital International Airport will remove some retail space this year to make room for passenger traffic that could exceed 40 million. Company secretary Shu Yong said the H-share airport operator had chosen to sacrifice rental revenues from stores because unlike airports in the west, ...

  10. HK Airport profit surge fuels talk of part sell-off

    Posted Jun 30th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling The government reaped a $1 billion windfall yesterday when the Hong Kong Airport Authority elected to return 71 per cent of last year's earnings to its sole ... at the airport. 'The substantial increase in net profit was also attributable to a large proportion of expenses being fixed costs, with most incremental additional revenue contributing to the bottom ...




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