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  1. Subsidies plan to boost northeast's airports

    Posted Jul 24th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So The central government is considering subsidies and tax breaks to encourage mainland airlines to re-route some of their international flights to underused airports ... to serve- to boost the usage of underused airports and at the same time ease congestion in Beijing and Shanghai where carriers already find it very difficult to secure landing slots. Also, ...

  2. Airport operation agent

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... opportunities. The role is based at the Hong Kong International Airport and is on a shift basis. Computer literate and post-secondary school graduates, fluent in spoken and written English, should apply. ...

  3. As pretty as an airport

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen All those signs Airports are not the easiest places to find your way around. And as airports are getting bigger and bigger, they are becoming more and more confusing. Make sure you understand these signs before you go anywhere near an airport. a. Departures b. Check-in desks c. Self check-in d. Bag drop e. Immigration f. Arrival hall g. International ...

  4. Travellers left to fend for themselves in airport chaos

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung No guarantee you will get your bags, passengers told Airline passengers complained yesterday there were insufficient staff and instructions at the airport when baggage ... on a Cathay Pacific flight, 30 minutes after the strike started. They were able to leave the airport only at about 3pm- without their luggage. Mr Khoo said they were asked to fill in a form after ...

  5. Checking in is down to a minute as airport launches self-service kiosks for passengers

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong Chek Lap Kok airport has officially launched self-service kiosks for passengers flying with six airlines that could trim check-in times to as little as one minute. Wong Yiu-fai, the Airport Authority's landside business general manager, said yesterday the 42 kiosks, which are available in several check-in aisles in Terminal One, would dramatically reduce ...

  6. Battle of the cabbies ends as deal is struck on airport arrangements

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The long-standing dispute between different interest groups within the taxi and cargo-van trades over transportation arrangements at the airport has finally been resolved. ... the airport to wait for passengers, while these discount-taxi groups just roll in and snatch our business. Is this fair to those who spend a whole day waiting?' said To Sun-tong, of the Motor ...

  7. China Southern freighter expansion to lift Baiyun airport

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... to grow its freighter fleet to 14 aircraft from two by 2011. Analysts say the move will mean more freight connections and volume for Guangzhou's Baiyun International Airport, forcing Hong ... Airport's role as an international hub has grown. Another 10 international destinations have been or will be launched this year. 'If we [in Hong Kong] stumble, the price we pay is likely ...

  8. Mainland flood hides slow growth in airport push for hub status

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... as a destination in the world market. Outstanding growth from the mainland is hiding a serious shortcoming for Hong Kong's visitor business. Weakness in the world market is also shown in airport passenger counts- only 2 per cent growth on pre-September 11 figures. That may indicate, however, that the airport is making slight progress in attracting 'hub' traffic- passengers using ...

  9. Beijing's turbulent flight path

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Mainland airlines are hoping that when Beijing's second airport is finally opened, they will not be forced to schedule flights from two airfields in the city, which they say will add to their costs and curb flexibility. The final proposal for a second airport in the capital is expected to be handed to the State Council by the end of this year ...

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    Cathay Pacific eyes hi-tech 'self-boarding' gates in Hong Kong

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... hi-tech 'self-boarding' gates in HK Cathay Pacific Airways is considering installing "self-boarding" gates at the airport, which would speed up boarding procedures and improve ... by ground staff. Face-detection cameras at the checkpoints will recognise the passenger using biometric technology, freeing up airline staff. We are looking at the project along with the Airport ...




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