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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Thick smog closes airports and highways across China

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... on Wednesday, the Web site of Beijing's Capital International Airport shows that about a dozen domestic flights between Beijing and major northern Chinese cities have been cancelled or delayed. Up ... of China yesterday, causing traffic chaos on highways and disruptions at airports. The Ministry of Environmental Protection said satellite images showed smog covering an area of 1.3 million square ...

  2. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Mainland property developers aim for airport deals

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Going into general aviation projects will give them the extra benefit of gaining land Developers aim for airport deals Flamboyant Fang Tieji, chairman ... administration of the Civil Aviation Administration of China. The proposals include building airports and flying clubs that would take up considerable land. Jilin Hanxing's Fang said he wanted ...

  3. Open mind needed on third runway

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Airports can be a bit like roads, in that the more capacity you build to meet demand the more traffic they will attract. Hong Kong's highly acclaimed airport is a case in point. ... passenger and cargo demand. This raises fears that rival airports in southern China will usurp Hong Kong's position as the regional transport hub. That, simply, is the case put forward ...

  4. Airport dissident home with family for Lunar New Year

    Posted Feb 13th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... They know that would have been pointless.' Feng spent 92 days in limbo, sleeping on chairs in the departure lounge of Tokyo's Narita International Airport, after immigration officials refused him entry into China. 'Initially I had a work visa for Japan, but once that ran out I had to remain in the airport,' he said. Similar to the Tom Hanks film The Terminal- itself ...

  5. My Little Airport

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin Tomorrow and Sunday 7.30pm-10.30pm Youth Outreach Hang Out Despite their saccharine vocals and simple, almost dreamlike melodies, indie band My Little Airport are about as dark ... with their twee-pop and punk-pop musical sensibilities. Although well-known to university and hipster circles, My Little Airport's popularity spiked in March, when they released the nursery rhyme-like ...

  6. Beijing mulls buying out small airports

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Beijing is considering buying out the nation's small airports or increasing subsidies to those that handle fewer than 500,000 passengers a year to help cut economic disparities between western and eastern China. 'One of the main challenges curbing the development of Chinese airports is the uneven passenger distributions,' Shao Daojie, a deputy ...

  7. Call for more airports

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So China needs to build more airports, especially in its major cities, to facilitate the entry of more privately owned airlines and low-cost carriers in a country with a still ... control because of the infrastructure risk,' said Mr Dickson who has conducted internal control and audits for airlines for 25 years. There are four airports open for commercial aviation ...

  8. How to become a vip

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... for $30,000 you can get special VIP treatment upon arrival at most major airports in China. You get concierge assistance leading up to arrival/departure, and access to the express line for customs and immigration. But the best feature, which they do not like to shout about, is that members can get whisked out of the airport, high-ranking-official style, in a police motorcade. ...

  9. Stranded at the airport gates

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Stephen Craig

    ... down. Singapore, Japan, Australia and Thailand are among a growing list of countries recently granted new deals to fly into China and her provincial airports. It seems Hong Kong can only watch as these aircraft fly past into China's hinterland. To China's airlines and airports, Hong Kong offers competition rather than new custom and thus must wait at the back of the queue. Hong Kong may ...

  10. Sun Yat-sen Airport?

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... renaming our international airport, one of the leading airports of the world, which connects Hong Kong with Beijing and Taipei, and which provides a symbol for the many international aspects of Dr ...




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