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  1. The sky's the limit for new airport job opportunities

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Zavadszky Operations, engineering and projects Airport Authority Hong Kong In view of the massive developments taking place at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), jobseekers ... airports on the mainland, are offering excellent opportunities for personal development, career advancement and a chance to contribute to Hong Kong's prosperity. 'Currently, we have ...

  2. Immigration queues an hour long at airport

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... there are bottlenecks, its own surveys show that fewer than 2 per cent of non-resident visitors queue for 15 minutes or more at the airport. Tien suggests the issue could be solved with greater flexibility over ... in the world but queues at immigration in the airport are probably the most inefficient part of Hong Kong- unfortunately, this is the first impression many people have of Hong Kong,' he said. ...

  3. 'Many' in stowaway scam at airport

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Many people were involved in a syndicate that allegedly conspired to help people board planes at Hong Kong International Airport with forged ... of Wong, and their duties included checking documents of passengers at the boarding gates inside the departure hall of Hong Kong International Airport, Mitchell said. They were given a colour ...

  4. How much benefit does HK derive from its airport's cargo throughput?

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Hong Kong Airport Authority fervently wants to build a third runway, with an estimated cost that comes to an enormous amount of money. Its proposal warrants close examination by all concerned, especially those whose backyard is in Tung Chung or Tuen Mun, or downwind from the airport's construction dust, engine noise and aircraft pollution. Our environment and breathing ...

  5. Collaboration with airports in delta region the way to go

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is that building a third runway is neither urgent, nor necessary. If official projections are correct, our current airport facilities will reach full capacity in 2020. According to the official story, ... It can fill the demand gap for now, and at the same time give us room to explore the ultimate solution: co-operating with other airports in the vicinity without unnecessary duplication ...

  6. Forecast of greater demand for airport may be based on faulty statistics

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Airport Master Plan 2030 is now being discussed as part of a public consultation process. Two assumptions are made under this plan in accordance with its forecast analysis. First, there will be a growing demand; second, the capacity of our airport will not be sufficient to cater to this demand. Despite its effort to incorporate as many factors as possible into the analysis, some ...

  7. Airport plan can't take off without reliable forecasts

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Paul Zimmerman The discussion over the airport expansion is being played out with few facts and much emotive fervour: if we don't expand, Hong Kong will no longer have the great airport we have all become so used to. And that is, of course, a horrible idea, as I don't know any airport that is as efficient. Digging through the avalanche of slick advertising, ...

  8. HK's bill for airports rail link put at HK$50 billion

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The planned rail link between the Hong Kong and Shenzhen airports would cost Hong Kong more than HK$50 billion, according to a government-commissioned study. The study found ... the airport and Tuen Mun. Completed by the MTR Corporation at the end of last year, the study has not been publicly disclosed. News of the possible high cost of building the rail link between the two ...

  9. It is time for Legco to rein in big-spending Airport Authority

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government seems determined to go ahead with the construction of a third runway and third terminal at Hong Kong International Airport, despite figures that show traffic is falling ... the Airport Authority to continue to spend more money so it can justify the very high fees it charges airlines. There might be a need for a third terminal, maybe when the second terminal is no longer ...

  10. 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 ...




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