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  1. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Airport worker injured as boarding bridge falls off plane at Hong Kong airport

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Passengers on board a Cathay Pacific flight escaped injuries when an airbridge collapsed at Chek Lap Kok yesterday evening, but an airport worker was wounded in the incident. The rear ... the front bridge, causing it also to fall, an Airport Authority spokeswoman said. No passengers or crew members were on either bridge at the time. But a 51-year-old bridge operator fell ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1209574/airport-worker-injured-boarding-bridge-falls-plane-hong-kong-airport
  2. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Troubled mainland airports seek help

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Troubled mainland airports seek help Mainland airports are banking on local government subsidies to stay afloat as 70 per cent remain in deficit. The four billion yuan (HK$4.98 billion) Jieyang Chaoshan Airport, which opened at the end of 2011, is seeking state help to develop its flight network, a spokesman said yesterday. Like other subsidiaries of Guangdong Airport Management, Chaoshan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1133390/troubled-mainland-airports-seek-help
  3. News - China - AVIATION

    Passengers stuck in Kunming airport run riot

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Travellers trapped by fog in Kunming smash check-in counters and clash with ground crews Passengers stuck in airport run riot Chaos reigned at one of the mainland's newest airports at the weekend after heavy fog stranded more than 10,000 passengers in Kunming, Yunnan province, for up to three days. Travellers stuck at Kunming Changshui International ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1121655/passengers-stuck-kunming-airport-run-riot
  4. News - China - TRANSPORT

    China approves new US$11.2b Beijing airport

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 04:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Chinese leaders have given final approval for a long-awaited new US$11.2 billion international airport in Beijing to ease crushing congestion ... The existing international airport, which saw a major expansion in the run-up to the 2008 Olympics, is the world’s second-busiest, reflecting China’s relentless economic rise. The new airport is likely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1127880/china-approves-new-us112b-beijing-airport
  5. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    International pilots back plan for third runway at Hong Kong Airport

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Tony Cheung

    ... Airport. The International Federation of Airline Pilots' Associations, which has 100,000 members, said the city would eventually need a third runway because of increasing air traffic. Its director of operations, Gideon Ewers, said from Britain: "My colleagues say they often face 30-minute delays as air traffic in Hong Kong grows." The Airport Authority estimates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1096049/international-pilots-back-plan-third-runway-hong-kong-airport
  6. Never too late

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter Kammerer Acolleague who recently passed through Bahrain's airport at 3am was surprised at how bustling it was despite the hour. The giant shopping mall that is attached was thronged with people awaiting connecting flights, all seemingly oblivious to the time of day. Hong Kong's airport gets six times as many passengers a year, but its two terminals are virtually ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971975/never-too-late
  7. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Fourth runway study plans anger greens

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Fourth runway study plans irks greens Hong Kong must start thinking about a fourth airport runway to handle air traffic beyond 2030, the transport ... lawmakers in the commerce and economic development panel that the Airport Authority would be doing a preliminary strategic development study of the airport beyond 2030. "Developments in Asian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1138167/fourth-runway-study-plans-anger-greens
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007352/airport-building-plan-set-take
  9. More room to manoeuvre at airport

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Airport Authority said at the launch of the development yesterday. The authority's announcement of the new 436,000 square metre parking apron at the western end of the airport comes less than three months after it broke ground on its HK$9 billion midfield expansion scheme. Together, the projects will add 36 more parking spaces to the 145 already at Chek Lap Kok, allowing the airport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994097/more-room-manoeuvre-airport
  10. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Chek Lap Kok security staff receive 4pc pay rise

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... airport will get a 4 per cent pay rise from next month in an attempt to recognise the unique pressures of their jobs and stop them quitting for less stressful work closer to town. The move is also ... they have to come to the airport, the shift work and the very serious responsibilities - how no errors can be made … they should get more," he said. Staff were subjected to regular spot checks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1171024/chek-lap-kok-security-staff-receive-4pc-pay-rise

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