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  1. Airport Authority to jointly manage Hongqiao airport

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So, Will Clem

    ... Charlotte So and Will Clem in Shanghai The Airport Authority Hong Kong is to team up with its Shanghai counterpart to co-manage Shanghai Hongqiao Airport as it seeks to further integrate itself with the mainland. The joint venture, in which Hong Kong is acquiring a 49 per cent stake while Shanghai holds the rest, would help the Shanghai airport to improve its operations ...

  2. Changi operator eyes second-tier airports

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Singapore's Changi Airports International aims to invest in or manage second-tier mainland airports to cash in on the country's robust aviation market. 'We are in talks with some mainland airports at the moment,' Eugene Gan, deputy chief executive of the airport operator, said yesterday. He declined to disclose the names of the airports as the talks ...

  3. China Eastern to spend 352m yuan on airport

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So China Eastern Airlines Corp will invest 352 million yuan (HK$399.84 million) in facilities at the new Hefei airport to tap growing demand for air traffic in the third-tier city. The Shanghai-based airline will build maintenance, cargo terminal and catering service centres at Hefei Xinqiao Airport, which is being built in the capital of Anhui province. The airport ...

  4. Lawmakers question benefits of airport link

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... The government would not insist on building a rail link to connect the airports of Hong Kong and Shenzhen unless it was satisfied it would do Hong Kong more good than harm, the transport chief said. Officials are examining the flow of air passengers and cargo between the two airports. Lawmakers asked transport minister Eva Cheng yesterday whether the proposed HK$50 billion line ...

  5. Heroin haul seized at airport

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Customs officers seized a haul of heroin hidden in a wooden express cargo container at the airport, the first time such a drug-smuggling method has been discovered. The 620 gram haul, with a retail value of HK$400,000, came from Nepal via Singapore and reached Hong Kong on Wednesday. It was bound for Guangzhou. ...

  6. Security staff at airport 'prepared for Games'

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang All airport security staff have been trained in Israeli-style behaviour-recognition skills, and will scan crowds during the East Asian Games for suspicious activity. This technique- also used at US airports including Boston's Logan International, from where two of the hijacked airliners used in the September 11 terrorist attacks took off- looks at how ...

  7. Capital Airports plans to expand in Latin America

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng in Bogota Capital Airports Holding, which operates 34 airports on the mainland, plans to expand its presence in Latin America, according to senior managers of its unit in Colombia. The mainland's largest airport manager was participating in an open tender for the rights to renovate and manage six airports in Peru, CAH Colombia deputy chief executive Oscar Hernandez told the South ...

  8. Beijing Airport seeks bigger share of freight

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Beijing Airport plans to halt the erosion of its share of air cargo flown in and out of northern China and reclaim its role as the natural air-freight hub of the region, according to Desmond Shum, a vice-chairman and chief executive of the capital's Airport City Development. For years, Beijing had been overlooked in favour of larger mainland rival Shanghai ...

  9. Meilan will issue A shares to fund Sanya Airport purchase

    Posted Nov 21st 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Shares in Hainan Meilan International Airport, controlled by HNA Group, rose 3.3 per cent yesterday after the company unveiled plans to issue A shares to fund the long-awaited acquisition of its sister yet rival Sanya Airport. The airport operator said it had authorised an executive director to negotiate the acquisition of Hainan Airlines Airport Holding (Group), ...

  10. Shenzhen Airport net soars 275pc in first half

    Posted Aug 01st 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Shenzhen Airport, the operator of the mainland's fifth-busiest airport, saw profit surge 275 per cent in the first half as Beijing's stimulus package boosted air traffic. The Shenzhen-listed firm posted net earnings of 283.4 million yuan (HK$321.46 million), boosted by a 12.1 per cent year-on-year increase in passenger numbers. The airport handled 11.86 ...




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