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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong airport's on-time performance falls to 63pc

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... flight movements were calculated in the FlightStats study. A Civil Aviation Department spokeswoman said the department was consistently working on improving air traffic handling efficiency ... on-time performance falls to 63pc The number of flights departing on time from Hong Kong has fallen from more than three-quarters to just under two-thirds since the start of the year, according ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Another MTR rail project, the Sha Tin-Central link, facing expensive delays

    Posted May 12th 2014, 11:33pm by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... in the 1970s and 1980s, and Hung Wing-tat of Polytechnic University's department of civil and structural engineering, both said it was technically viable to accelerate works by adjusting ... will not be completed on schedule, resulting in a million-dollar loss for every day of the delay. The remarks by Wong Wai-kwong, the Highways Department's senior engineer responsible for the MTR's ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Another Hong Kong MTR manager quits amid controversy over rail link delay

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Ada Lee and Samuel Chan

    ... in Britain. An MTR spokesman said yesterday that Myers had decided not to renew his contract at the end of last year for family reasons. A Post study of Civil Engineering and Development Department ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    20pc harder to find a parking spot

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 04:02am by Ada Lee

    ... government knows there are not enough parking places, but they choose to ignore it," said Hung, an associate professor in the Polytechnic University's Department of Civil and Structural Engineering. The Transport Department's figures show the total number of parking places in Hong Kong increased by 2.41 per cent from 669,075 in 2009 to 685,216 last year. During the same period, ...

  9. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong's third runway may stymie Shenzhen's big cargo vessels

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to and from the third runway when a huge ship passes. Former Hong Kong civil aviation chief Peter Lok Kung-nam said that idea was a non-starter. "If there's only one large vessel passing ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Bridge to Kwun Tong 'preferred option' in East Kowloon monorail plans

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 04:08am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... because the taxiway idea would require more stops to be built, said Sorais Lee Kwan Siu-kuen, head of the Kai Tak Office under the Civil Engineering and Development Department. The taxiway route, ... and the MTR network, Lee said. Introducing more train movements in Kowloon Bay might disturb delicate equipment at a future hospital there, she added. The department also announced changing ...




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