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  1. Students explore feelings about airports

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Week, to be held in October. The workshop saw 22 students from Polytechnic University, Dutch students and design professionals explore the relationship between design and emotion at airports. Pieter Desmet, assistant professor at the University of Technology in Delft, said students had to design products which would evoke certain emotions after visiting the airport. 'The aim ...

  2. Airport scholarships nurture high-flyers

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The Airport Authority has been training local and mainland university students in response to the growing integration of the aviation market in the Pearl River Delta. Chief executive officer David Pang Ding-jung said he planned to develop an integrated airport system with the mainland. He was speaking on Wednesday at a scholarship presentation ceremony ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    City Digest, October 22, 2012

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... bags if they were free.   Trips, cargo volumes rise at airport Passenger trips and cargo volume at Chek Lap Kok rose 1.3 per cent and 6.8 per cent in September year on year, to 4.4 million and 347,000 tonnes respectively, the Airport Authority said. During the month, cargo throughput to and from North America outperformed other key regions.   Group opens Islam exhibition in Wan Chai ...

  4. Education in the sky

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Aviation Discovery Centre at the new terminal in Chek Lap Kok Airport has launched an education programme aimed at strengthening students' knowledge of the air transport industry. Consisting of a tour around the well-equipped aviation museum and a series of workshops on aerodynamics and logistics, the Multimedia School Programme adopts an interactive ...

  5. English lessons come down to earth

    Posted Jan 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit More than 80 students brushed up their English skills with a group of pilots at the weekend. The students, from six secondary schools in Tung Chung, took part in the 'English on Air' programme run by Cathay Pacific. They were all gi ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, January 6, 2013

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... long-term planning. In this policy area I urge legislators to devise constructive ideas. Peter Wei, Kwun Tong   Body scanners at airport are not acceptable I I was absolutely horrified to read that the Customs and Excise Department is planning to install intrusive millimetre-wave body scanners at the new Kai Tak cruise terminal and Chek Lap Kok Airport without any public consultation ...

  7. Resume

    Posted Dec 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1987: Graduated from Form Seven and found work as an aircraft engineer apprentice at the Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company (Haeco) 1991: Finished the high diploma course in aeronautical engineering at Hong Kong Polytechnic University 1992: Got the ai ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

    Making a good example of myself

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Karmel Schreyer

    ... Karmel Schreyer Making a good example of myself "I'm scared," I said to my six- and four-year-old daughters at the airport on my way to a 12-day summer residency in creative ... programme, I would be spinning this common factor into some great life-lessons for my girls. But based on my experience at the airport, I could see that I would be learning just as much. ...

  9. Lifestyle

    HK$700,000 raised at auction to preserve art school site

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... the old airport. Red Cheung King-wai, chairman of the HKBU Visual Arts Campus Development Concern Group, said the funds would be used to fight to remain at the former Royal Air Force station. ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 18, 2013

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... by looking at entry stamps. For me it has been Asia's "go-to city" for as long as I have been able to fly. The airport and Hong Kong's transport network remain the best in Asia. ... and noodles at that eatery, I will decide my next trip to Hong Kong will be in the airport's transit lounge, on my way to another part of Asia. Matthew Hewitt, Nelson, New Zealand   Subsidies can ...




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