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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More infrastructure won't make Hong Kong airport more competitive

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 07:24pm by Albert Cheng

    ... of a commercial city on land to the north of the airport and near the AsiaWorld-Expo. It will feature commercial towers, exhibition space and tourism facilities, as well as shopping outlets. ... Airport Authority chairman Marvin Cheung Kin-tung. Lo's proposal to build a mega commercial complex would affect construction of the third runway. The tug of war was eventually won by Cheung, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    First HK-made plane may take off from Chek Lap Kok airport

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:36am by Stuart Lau

    ... from the city's airport in the second half of the year. Cheng, a captain with Cathay Pacific and amateur planemaker, has been toiling away on the project for four years- with a little help ... Kong International Airport," the department said. "The Civil Aviation Department may consider granting approval for the flight, subject to the project team's submission of all ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    Beijing airport bomber loses appeal for information in 2005 beating

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 01:22pm by Sijiang Jiang

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Ji Zhongxing, the wheelchair-bound petitioner who set off a bomb at the Beijing International Airport last July and was later sentenced to six years ... a home-made bomb at the capital airport on July 20, 2013. Watch: Ji Zhongxing sets off bomb at Beijing airport The Dongguan city government and Guangdong police told the media after the explosion ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Post September 11, there is no excuse for lax security for air travel

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 07:33pm by DANIEL WAGNER

    ... extensively around the world, I have seen my share of questionable practices regarding security procedures at airports and on planes. Following the September 11 terrorist attacks, these range from a cockpit door being left open throughout a domestic flight in Pakistan to no security protocol at all at an airport in Papua New Guinea. The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near yet so feared: going off the rails

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... over-land. I'm talking about the collaboration- or conspiracy, rather- between town "planners" and those involved in transport. The trend of airports being built further and further away from cities has been going on, around the world, for years, of course. If you travel by bus from Narita Airport to downtown Tokyo, for example, that trip is almost as long as the flight ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong will suffer without a third runway, expert says

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com City 'will suffer if new runway is not built' Hong Kong "will start suffering" because of a lack of airport capacity- as does London- if a third runway is not built, an international airport group has said. Dr Rafael Echevarne, economics director of Airports Council International, said a new runway was essential for the city ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILLIPINES

    Assassin guns down mayor, three others outside Manila airport terminal

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 02:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Wife, baby grandson and assistant also die as gunman open fires in third assassination bid Mayor among four killed at Manila airport A gunman opened fire on a Philippine mayor as he left the country's main airport yesterday along with crowds of Christmas travellers, killing him, his wife, grandson and another man. A video clip uploaded to the local ...

  8. News - World - AVIATION

    British Airways plane hits Johannesburg airport office building

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 02:26pm by AFP, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... Agencies in Johannesburg Wing of British Airways jet slices through offices while taxiing on wrong runway in Johannesburg Passenger jet strikes airport building BA 747 slices through ... at Johannesburg's international Airport with its wing while taxiing for take-off, injuring four. The Boeing 747-400 en route to London's Heathrow Airport took a taxiway that was too narrow for it, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Airport Authority board reject plan to move train depot for third runway

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Huge cost of moving depot for driverless third runway train would outweigh improved land value, Airport Authority board were told Airport board rejects plan to move depot The huge cost of moving the depot for the train meant to serve the new terminal at Hong Kong International Airport's proposed third runway- and the delay it would cause ...




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