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  1. The horse has already bolted- even so, it's not a problem

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... five years ago but I know it was nearer 20 per cent. Let's say that this now goes down to 5 per cent, a prospect that has Cathay Pacific Airways and Hong Kong Dragon Airlines a little ... need to be reminded again that Hong Kong owns no airline. Cathay Pacific is the Swire group's airline, not Hong Kong's. What Hong Kong owns is a fine airport that has only at last ...

  2. Check out the nuts and bolts to reveal Cepa is all flash and no bang

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'For those who are sceptical about the benefits of Cepa, you may wish to note that the growth of investment in industrial machinery for manufacturing use, having suffered several years of set-back, has been rising very rapidly ...

  3. A lesson for HKIA: watch Cathay and do as they do

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp 'Hong Kong International Airport has been recognised as the world's best for the sixth time in seven years.' SCMP, August 9 'Cathay Pacific Airways ... in 2001 and the 2003 Sars epidemic. Other airlines salivate at the thought of such profitability. The airport at which Cathay Pacific bases itself is also very good, the world's best ...

  4. IATA pushing their own barrow, so let them pay

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... It was only its chief executive, Giovanni Bisignani, but, seeing as he will soon turn his job over to Cathay Pacific's Tony Tyler, we need not expect change. I shall leave the question of when we ... The equivalent ROE of Cathay Pacific, its biggest user, was more than 6 per cent over that time. Cathay isn't happy with this. It targets a double-digit ROE. It expects us to be happy ...

  5. Bridge or no bridge, Zhuhai airport deal still a sound investment

    Posted Aug 04th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... short-haul and long-haul flights, which may mean something as congestion at our airport grows. Zhuhai is also well placed to become an air cargo centre. It doesn't impress Cathay Pacific ... not object so strongly if the link to Zhuhai were by air instead of road and Cathay Pacific or Dragonair had a decent share of the flights. He makes a political point of it too: 'The Airport ...

  6. Hold your cheer, as our growth rate sits on a one-legged stool

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... a more broadly based recovery. It is of particular concern to us at the moment because the growth of foreign trade is slowing down everywhere across Asia just now. Let that trend continue ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Cyberia's worrying lack of IT start-ups

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 02:03am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... These people may use computers to help them in their design work. In fact, I'm sure they do. This makes it a local IT start-up. Rockwell Automation Asia Pacific- The local sales and support office ... technology". I'll take their word for it. SafeNet Asia- The local office of a Maryland-based technology company that specialises in securing electronic bank transfers and other financial ...

  8. Closing Chapter 11 will give surviving airlines a fighting chance

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... recently at the Pacific Asia Travel Association's annual conference in Macau this week. The chart shows that the air travel business has certainly been a poor one for its financial supporters ... Cathay Pacific Airways has just announced its second-highest earnings in history. What we need to see here is greater airport earnings, not airline earnings. ...

  9. Frills but not much foundation from the flagship of hot air balloons

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'Top Italian lingerie and beachwear brand, La Perla, today [June 22] celebrated the launch of its first Hong Kong flagship store in the Pacific Place shopping ... with Lane Crawford'? Seems by this that La Perla has done nothing more than just open another brand name boutique counter in Lane Crawford's shop at Pacific Place. There is, of course, ...

  10. Kitchen economics will ensure Manila hotpot doesn't boil over

    Posted Jun 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... is a piece of Latin America that floated across the Pacific Ocean 500 years ago. Proof of it would be with us again. And this would certainly have ramifications elsewhere in Asia. I very much doubt ... their backers? Would a financial collapse in the Philippines induce problems throughout Asia in the way that Thailand's in 1997 sparked off an Asian financial crisis? The scenario is not entirely ...




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