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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

    Crack on windshield forces Hong Kong Airlines flight to return from Manila airspace

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 07:09pm by Clifford Lo

    ... to the city yesterday. The Airbus A330 had entered Manila airspace when its pilot decided to turn back to Chek Lap Kok airport, the Civil Aviation Department said. "The pilot discovered a crack ... Airlines said. An airline spokeswoman said the plane was grounded and repair work would be carried out. The Civil Aviation Department said it would follow up. Hong Kong Airlines has been involved ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    'Alarming' number of pilots quit Hong Kong Airlines

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:05am by Phila Siu

    ... the budget airline nor the Civil Aviation Department- which said it had been kept informed about the resignations- would give details. While the airline said the turnover was "normal", ... "upturn" in resignations. He attributed it to dissatisfaction with conditions of service, lack of a commuting roster and the beginning of a recovery in European aviation recently that had made more ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Airport Authority's incentive plan for new routes encounters turbulence

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:49pm by Ernest Kao

    ... the airport's position as an international and regional aviation centre." He added: "The [authority] has no power to decide people's travel patterns, nor how airlines would like to carry ... but was shelved a year later. It was resurrected in 2004 amid Hong Kong's eagerness to restore its reputation as a world-class aviation hub following a bruising battle with severe acute respiratory ...

  6. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Breakdowns plaguing Beijing subway this year, report says

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:49pm by WU NAN

    ... signal system experiences troubles often,” said Gu Qingyi, the director of BMTROC’s equipment department. He said that especially Line 10, which creates a large loop circuit parallel with Third ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR commuters suffer two-hour disruption after crack found in track

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:46am by Timmy Sung and Lai Ying-kit

    ... to the Transport Department. "If there are any structural problems with the tracks, from a safety point of view, it must be dealt with prudently," he said. But Cheung said he could not determine ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR will review policy after death of dog on tracks sparks outrage

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:42pm by Lai Ying-kit, Brian Yap and Shirley Zhao

    ... signalled an incoming train to stop. Station staff launched a search but could not find the dog. The train was then allowed to depart, and shortly afterwards, the animal was found dead on the track, ... Wai-yee, who claimed to know the dog's owner, said the MTR should have called the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department on the two occasions the dog was seen. "It should have ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Fury after dog killed on MTR tracks because rail bosses refused to halt services

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:57pm by Bryan Harris and Gloria Chan

    ... to depart, it added. A spokesman for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said the MTR had no mechanism to deal with such a situation. "We understand the MTR is under pressure to keep the trains running on time," Michael Wong said. "But it didn't alert the [Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department] which could have been able to help. "The ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Shops at Hung Hom Station closing ahead of transfer point construction

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by BRIAN YAP

    ... and will adapt the station to fit a two-storey concourse currently under construction, through which passengers will travel between the two corridors. The concourse "is a very challenging civil ...




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