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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. 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 ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Failure disrupts Airport Express

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A signalling failure disrupted services on the Airport Express and Tung Chung Line for nearly an hour yesterday morning. At one point, services were halted on the Airport ... 'From 7.45 to 8.10am, service on the Airport Expresses was stopped,' said a spokeswoman for the MTR Corporation. While workers were fixing the problem, shuttle buses were sent to take ...

  5. Airport Authority net grows 14pc to HK$1.1b

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Boosted by strong growth in air passengers and cargo volume in the first half, Airport Authority Hong Kong registered a 14.4 per cent increase in net profit in the six months to September. Net profit for the airport operator increased to HK$1.13 billion from HK$993 million a year earlier. Sales rose to HK$4.2 billion, an increase of 10.1 per cent. Total passenger volume grew ...

  6. 'World's best airport' ready to hire again

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Vanessa Lo

    ... Vanessa Lo A fortnightly column introducing key trainee programmes Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is entering its fourth cycle of recruitment for its management trainee programme. ... and technical know-how, and an airport management competency course. These are mixed with communication and presentation to fulfil competency-based training. 'We are the world's best airport ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Surge in thefts at HK airport worries police

    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Stealing at Chek Lap Kok is 'major concern'; travellers told to look out Thefts at Hong Kong's airport have nearly doubled in a year, and overall crime has ... There were nine rapes or indecent assaults at or around the airport on Lantau, up from five in 2005, and 21 serious assaults. Airport police also dealt with 31 instances of fraud or forgery. ...

  10. 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 ...




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