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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. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    China Investment Corp buys into Heathrow Airport parent FGP Topco

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London China Investment Corp seeks to boost returns with stake in London hub amid global slowdown Sovereign fund acquires 10pc of Heathrow Airport China's sovereign wealth fund bought 10 per cent of London's Heathrow Airport from investors, including Spanish builder Ferrovial, as the fund seeks to boost investment return amid a global economic slowdown. ...

  3. Benefits for high-fliers

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Airports worldwide are introducing special enticements to stay competitive and London's Heathrow has rolled out an elite 'Heathrow by Invitation' VIP service. Once a private ... and baggage dealt with on arrival. VIPs can also use the lounge for a private meeting for up to three hours. According to an airport spokesman, the lounges were previously operated by the Foreign ...

  4. Airport building plan set to take off

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Angela Che angela.che@scmp.com The mainland will push ahead with airport expansion, even though more than 70 per cent of its 182 existing airports lost nearly two billion yuan (HK$2.43 billion) among them last year. The total profit from all mainland airports last year came to 4.6 billion yuan, and most of the loss-making ones were small regional airports, Li Jiaxiang, head ...

  5. HK airport in space race against traffic

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com The Hong Kong Airport Authority said it would run out of space ahead of schedule on stronger-than-expected traffic growth. The forecast came yesterday as the authority reported a 32 per cent jump in net profit to HK$5.3 billion in the year to March. Profit at the world's third-busiest airport by international passengers was more than double ...

  6. Exports lift airport cargo to first growth in a year

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Cargo volumes at Hong Kong International Airport grew in May for the first time in 14 months, buoyed by an increase in exports, the Airport Authority said yesterday. But one transport expert forecasts that overall airfreight volumes at Chek Lap Kok airport will drop by up to 4 per cent this year compared with 2011. The authority said total ...

  7. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Due to an editing error, an article titled 'Private jets run out of parking slots' on B1 yesterday incorrectly stated that Ng Chi-kee was the deputy director of airport operations for the Business Aviation Centre. It should have said he is the Airport Authority's deputy director of airport operations. ...

  8. No room for competition says jet firm

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com The only business jet terminal operator in the city said it did not need a competitor despite the Airport Authority contemplating a second private ... hangar has been built on the existing apron area. BAC has struggled to find space to cope with rising demand for private jets as the airport is running out of land. After years of liaison ...

  9. Shanghai Pudong Airport plans to lift capacity 80pc

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Shanghai Pudong Airport says it plans a big expansion of Terminal One, lifting the terminal's capacity for passengers 80 per cent to meet rising demand at the mainland's busiest international airport as part of a more than 1.2 billion yuan (HK$1.47 billion) upgrade. The upgrade is part of the Shanghai government's plans to grow ...

  10. HK airport outpaces Shenzhen

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Passenger numbers at Hong Kong International Airport grew faster last year than at its smaller neighbour, Shenzhen airport. But aviation experts are divided as to whether that's a trend that's likely to continue. The Airport Authority said the number of passengers at Chek Lap Kok rose 5.9 per cent last year to a record 53.9 million, ...




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