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  1. Airport Authority urges closer ties between PRD airports

    Posted Dec 04th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Airport Authority chairman Victor Fung Kwok-king expects closer 'formal' ties among the five airports in the Pearl River Delta (PRD) as the proximity of infrastructure means they 'cannot afford' to compete. A firm believer in co-operation between airports in Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Zhuhai, Mr Fung said yesterday that formal ...

  2. Lixian likely choice for Beijing's second international airport

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing will go ahead with its plan to build the city's second international airport and has chosen a site south of the city centre. The General Administration of Civil Aviation of China has submitted a proposal on the site for the planned second Beijing international airport and is now waiting for approval from the National Development and Reform Commission, ...

  3. Woman falls 10 metres from airport footbridge

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Martin Wong

    ... A 48-year-old woman suffered serious injuries at the airport when she plunged more than 10 metres from a departures floor footbridge into the arrivals hall. The incident happened at 1.30pm ... the woman had gone to the airport alone and the case was not being treated as suspicious. A police source said it was believed the woman, surnamed Lui, had received treatment for mental illness. ...

  4. Hangzhou airport eyes US$800m from IPO

    Posted Dec 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, which is 35 per cent owned by the Airport Authority Hong Kong, plans to raise about US$800 million from an initial public offering by the end of the third quarter next year to fund expansion, sources said. The Airport Authority's holding would be diluted to 25 per cent after the sale, the sources said. They said investment banks had ...

  5. New service to cut waiting time at Beijing and Shanghai airports

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... the country's financial and political capitals, who often spend more time in airports than on the 11/2-hour flight due to severe delays at the two overloaded airports. There are flights between the two ... the time from airport to airport - including check-in and security checks - to three hours from five at present, according to the regulator. That compares with the almost 10 hours by train. The two ...

  6. Hangzhou Airport flags listing plan

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Zhuhai Hangzhou Airport, 35 per cent owned by Airport Authority Hong Kong, is considering a stock listing in a move to finance its expansion. 'The listing plan is at a preliminary stage,' Airport Authority chief executive Stanley Hui Hon-chung said on the sidelines of a Zhuhai-Hong Kong airport joint-venture ceremony yesterday. 'I personally prefer them ...

  7. Company profile- Beijing Capital International Airport

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing Capital International Airport's principal activity is the provision of aeronautical and non-aeronautical business at Beijing Airport. Its aeronautical business consists of providing aircraft movement and passenger service facilities, safety and security and firefighting services. Its non-aeronautical business includes the operation of duty free and other retail shops, ...

  8. Filmmaker a hostage to airports for benefit of Latvian cinema

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Living next to an airport has, surprisingly, been more of a good thing than bad for Laila Pakalnina - it was the sight of planes flying in and out of Riga International Airport ... airport pays dividends in more practical ways, however - especially for someone who travels to a dozen film festivals every year. Pakalnina has travelled to the most far-flung corners of North ...

  9. Beijing mulls buying out small airports

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Beijing is considering buying out the nation's small airports or increasing subsidies to those that handle fewer than 500,000 passengers a year to help cut economic disparities between western and eastern China. 'One of the main challenges curbing the development of Chinese airports is the uneven passenger distributions,' Shao Daojie, a deputy ...

  10. German airport in mainland hands

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guo Aibing Pang Yuliang, a businessman from Henan province, has become the first mainlander to own the permanent operating rights of a European airport with his acquisition of Parchim Airport in northern Germany. Mr Pang's LinkGlobal Logistics signed the deal in Hamburg on May 14 with the authorities of Parchim Airport, company spokesman Zhang Xuechen said yesterday. ...




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