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  1. Dubai Airport boss joins calls for third HK runway

    Posted May 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Paul Griffiths, a former senior executive of Dragonair and now chief executive of fast-growing Dubai Airports, warned yesterday that Hong Kong faces losing its leading trade and aviation ... said if growth was constrained then Hong Kong could lose traffic to other hubs - regional cities including Singapore and Seoul and global aviation centres such as Dubai. He said a failure ...

  2. Emirates to launch A380 route between HK and Dubai

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... and Dubai via Bangkok, making Hong Kong the 11th destination for the UAE-based airline's A380 fleet. Singapore Airlines became the first carrier to operate the aircraft to the city in June last ... in first-class cabins on the route. But it will come at a price. A first-class ticket from Hong Kong to Dubai is set to cost around HK$70,000 to HK$80,000. In business-class cabins, passengers ...

  3. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... three nights in Dubai with economy-class flights on Cathay Pacific from HK$6,690 per person (twin share) until the end of next month. The hotel at this price is the five-star Jumeirah Emirates Towers (below right; www.jumeirah.com ). You can take either of Cathay's daily flights, but the one to go for is CX731, which leaves Hong Kong at 4.30pm and gets into Dubai at 8.50pm. ...

  4. Memory 'will be ready this time'

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that California Memory has travelled. This is the best condition he ever arrived for one of these big races,' Cruz said. 'When he went to Dubai, he lost a whole lot of weight on the flight ... he still ran third, and the next day he was very sore.' Patched up, he won a barrier trial and convinced connections to take him to Dubai but, after travelling over poorly, the joint ...

  5. California Memory- and others- dreaming of Cup

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and one Dubai runner in a truly international event. Given that Sacred Kingdom and Green Birdie are undoubtedly past the peak of their careers, Singapore sensation Rocket Man gets his chance ... he won the Golden Shaheen in Dubai on March 26, so well, in fact, that Shaw withdrew his other entry, Amadeus Mozart, as he felt he was out of his depth. 'I thought it was a bit tough ...

  6. Yiu eyes KrisFlyer Sprint for champion Sacred Kingdom

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Rocket Man at Kranji, but the Singapore flier also stands in his way for the Golden Shaheen in Dubai on March 26. With JJ The Jet Plane a dismal flop in Dubai last Thursday night on Tapeta, ... and jockey Olivier Doleuze will travel to Dubai on March 7 to give Dynamic Blitz 'a really good gallop', but the trainer reports all has been perfect with the gelding since his Group Three ...

  7. Pilots on 5.6pc of flights fatigued

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of their descents. News of the findings come after controversy over the leaking of a photo showing a pilot taking a 'power nap' at the controls of a flight from Dubai to Hong Kong - a practice ... Dubai to Hong Kong ...

  8. Happy Zero and Collection eye Lion City

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... the world's richest race in Dubai, the World Cup. Moore said the Singapore fling for Happy Zero would not rule him out of competing at Royal Ascot in June, a target touted for him after his ...

  9. Cathay launches huge survey on pilot fatigue

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Pacific flight patterns have already been altered with the approval of the Civil Aviation Department in the past year to avoid excessive pilot fatigue. In the first case, a flight to Dubai via Mumbai caused difficulties for pilots who were expected to sleep in Dubai during what would be daytime in Hong Kong before returning to Hong Kong via the same way. The route was adjusted to allow ...

  10. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... rates, visit ningbo.park.hyatt.com. Dublin time Emirates began a new daily service between Dubai and Dublin earlier this month, offering Hong Kong travellers a more user-friendly midway stopover than the alternative post-long-haul change of planes and airlines in London previously required of anyone flying to Ireland. Flight EK381 leaves Hong Kong at 12.35am and arrives in Dubai ...




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