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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    68 flights an hour still won't be enough for Hong Kong: aviation chief

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... not be enough to meet the needs of the city's future economic development, the civil aviation head says. "The increase would be only very small, so small it wouldn't help the city's economic development much," Norman Lo Shung-man, director-general of the Civil Aviation Department, said on TVB's On The Record programme yesterday. The remark came after it was announced ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Democrats call on Ombudsman to probe high-speed rail link delay

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 06:26pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com If Highways Department did not know of issue then it was not doing its job, Ombudsman told Democrats lodge complaint about rail delay The Highways Department would have known about the delay in the high-speed cross-border railway project if it had been doing its job, the Democratic Party said yesterday as it lodged a complaint against the department ...

  3. News - China - TRANSPORT

    China approves new US$11.2b Beijing airport

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

    ... reported, citing the CAAC News – a paper affiliated with the country’s aviation administration – that large-scale construction would begin next year, with the airport due to open by the end of 2018. CAAC News, quoting an aviation administration official, said the new airport would cost at least 70 billion yen (US$11.2 billion), with six runways for civilian aircraft and a seventh ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Crew escape as passenger ferry rams into terminal sea wall

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:00pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Department. A spokeswoman said the department was investigating and the owner of the vessel had been asked to submit a report. She said the operation of the ferry terminal had not been affected. ... Lamma Island at about 11.15am. The yacht had been travelling to Discovery Bay from Aberdeen, the Marine Department said. “One of the crew fell into the sea as the boat was listing in the East ...

  5. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Buddhist tycoon Chen Feng built Hainan Airlines into global empire

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... in the China market, according to Sydney-based Capa Centre for Aviation. Only the big three state-owned carriers- Air China, China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines- have larger shares. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Underground explosions help shape new MTR station at Admiralty

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Department. Acoustic shields, sound blankets, machinery mufflers and silencers in the fan ventilation system keep the noise down. "You might hear a rumble," Bezzano said. When the new ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Government's electric-cab plan fails to spark more suppliers' interest

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Ada Lee

    ... by the Environmental Protection Department, will see chargers compatible with up to three suppliers installed in government car parks for electric taxis' use. At present, only four models of electric private cars are available in Hong Kong- the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Nissan Leaf, Renault Fluence ZE and BYD e6. The BYD cars are already being used as taxis, with 45 on the roads. The department hopes ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong named ‘best city in the world for commuters’

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 11:10am by Ada Lee

    ... cent of Hongkongers used zero emission modes of transport – cycling and walking. The organisation noted that it was much higher than the general public perceived. The Transport Department said ... Protection Department said it was pleased with the survey. It had taken measures to reduce roadside pollution by phasing out some 82,000 pre-Euro IV diesel commercial vehicles, subsidising franchised ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Ferry fares to Hong Kong's outlying islands to rise by up to 6pc

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Ada Lee

    ... a Transport Department spokesman said, adding that the increases were "mild". Passengers on the Peng Chau route will pay HK$15.30 on an ordinary ferry and HK$28.50 on a fast ferry ... the fare will be HK$21 on weekdays and HK$29.80 on Sundays and public holidays. The department said it had considered public opinion and the financial position of the operators, New World First ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR directors may have pay cut for delays, Anthony Cheung warns

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Ada Lee

    ... responsible," he said. Cheung said the MTR and the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department were working on reviews of the railway's overhead cable system after defective electrical insulators ...




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