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  1. Israeli held over airport breach

    Posted Oct 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo and Danny Mok An Israeli man was questioned by police last night after he managed to breach a restricted area at Hong Kong International Airport and injure two armed officers from the Airport Security Unit. The 27-year-old man, who also injured three airport staff, had to be pepper-sprayed by the officers before he could be restrained. The security breach, in which ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. Suspect held over airport luggage thefts

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A 32-year-old Taiwanese man was arrested in connection with the theft of 40 suitcases at Hong Kong airport. Police said the suitcases, which had a combined value of more than HK$200,000, had been auctioned online in Taiwan. The suspect was stopped after allegedly stealing two suitcases in the baggage claim area at Chek Lap Kok yesterday. Police found credit cards ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Free trips from airport to border

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Commuters using the Airport Express will be able to travel to the border free once the rail networks are fully integrated. This benefit, along with other fare concessions, is expected to boost MTR patronage, though the company said it expected any increase to be modest. The MTR connection to the Airport Express has always been free for Octopus card users, but once ...

  6. Failure disrupts Airport Express

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A signalling failure disrupted services on the Airport Express and Tung Chung Line for nearly an hour yesterday morning. At one point, services were halted on the Airport ... 'From 7.45 to 8.10am, service on the Airport Expresses was stopped,' said a spokeswoman for the MTR Corporation. While workers were fixing the problem, shuttle buses were sent to take ...

  7. Reward for securing the airport: HK$380 price tag for dinner

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo It's tough being in an elite unit, such as having to put up with getting fewer perks than your superiors sitting in comfy offices. The police force's airport ... may still have vivid memories of patrolling the aisles in Kai Tak and Hong Kong International Airport, constantly staying alert to terrorists and ensuring Hong Kong's aviation ...

  8. 3,000 hit by disruption to Airport Express, Tung Chung service

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Benjamin Wong and Denise Tsang The MTR suspended services on the Airport Express and Tung Chung lines for almost an hour yesterday afternoon because of a signal problem. About 3,000 ... Kong station and Kowloon station at 3.40pm. The Airport Express' in-town check-in service was also suspended. The company mobilised a fleet of shuttle buses to transport passengers between ...

  9. Competing airports

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... To what extent does Guangzhou's new airport threaten Chek Lap Kok? Has the response of Hong Kong International Airport been adequate? What more does Hong Kong need to do? Share your views: write to us. ...

  10. Airport rival throws down the gauntlet

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The new Guangzhou airport is a much-needed upgrade to the transport links of the Pearl River Delta's biggest city. It is also a potent symbol of the new era of competition that Hong ... that might otherwise opt for Hong Kong has to be giving the Airport Authority some pause. The opening also comes just as Macau is courting new routes from the region's emerging band of budget ...




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