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  1. Airport owners on retail runway

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Lachlan Colquhoun

    ... Lachlan Colquhoun in Sydney Macquarie's plans for a shopping and leisure complex at the Sydney hub could be a model for the future Sydney Airport, according to its advertising billboards, is not just an airport but a 'wonderland,' and that may have something to do with being operated by Australia's Macquarie Bank and Spain's Grupo Ferrovial. Since paying ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In 'Baiyun airport seeks foreign shareholders' (May 10), we should have specified that it is Guangdong Airport Management Corporation, the unlisted parent of Shenzhen-listed Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Company, that is losing money. ...

  3. DHL eyes north Asian hub at Pudong airport

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... DHL yesterday said it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the Shanghai Airport Authority about creating a north Asian hub at the city's Pudong international airport. The global logistics giant, owned by Deutsche Post, lags its two main rivals who have already committed themselves to building such hubs in the mainland - UPS also at Pudong airport and due to open ...

  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 the airport. The plan, which would help Hong Kong fend off growing competition from lower-priced transport hubs in the region, has been on the drawing board since May last year when Hong Kong ...

  5. Airport Authority lands more fulfilling role

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Debra Martin

    ... Debra Martin NOT LONG AGO, the Airport Authority mainly focused on managing operations, maintaining infrastructure and dealing with the day-to-day needs of airlines. Today the watchword ... or your hotel, not at the airport, and is designed to be fast, cheap and efficient,' said Eric Wong, the authority's general manager, terminal. 'We offer a total solution ...

  6. Report on third runway may lead to second airport

    Posted Jan 27th 2006, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So The question as to whether Hong Kong needs another airport could have its answer in the Airport Authority's paper to be released at the end of the year. Entitled Master Plan 2025, the paper will address the impact of a third runway on Hong Kong's quality of life. 'Do we need an airport which could handle 100 million passengers a year?' asked ...

  7. Cashed-up airport flags $4.5b upgrade

    Posted Jan 27th 2006, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Government dividend won't be affected, says authority chief Hong Kong's Airport Authority, which runs one of the busiest international airports in the world, ... that the authority paid the government and the airport's strong cash flow would be sufficient to finance the project, chief executive David Pang Ding-jung assured taxpayers yesterday. About $1.5 billion ...

  8. First-class airport decidedly no-frills on midnight meals, services

    Posted Feb 27th 2006, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton Hong Kong International Airport is deservedly proud of its numerous awards and growing traffic. Boosted by Lunar New Year, passenger numbers last month rose 15 per cent year-on-year to 3.5 million. There were 23,100 aircraft movements for the month, up 13.7 per cent on last year. Airport Authority commercial director Hans Bakker said demand for aviation fuel reached ...

  9. Airport outlet offers a solution for shoppers

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in their hand luggage. However, the new counter cannot sell alcohol or tobacco, which are taxed in Hong Kong, while perfume is not. An Airport Authority spokesman said the arrangements for the sale ...

  10. Airport forecasts see success

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Observatory has successfully forecast wind shear at the airport using a new system that measures the movement of particles and dust in the air. It says that since Chek Lap Kok airport opened in 1998, about one in 500 arriving and departing flights had reported significant wind shear. The LIDAR Windshear Alerting System, the first of its kind in the world, ...




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