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  1. International cargo lift needed if Baiyun airport wants to take off

    Posted Apr 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... between Asia and the US, and both are considering Guangzhou as a destination. FedEx takes its first A380 in 2008, UPS in 2009. While Hong Kong is sure to be among the first airports in Asia ... The flow of south China's manufactured goods through Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport slowed in the first quarter, but other signs continue to indicate the new 18 billion yuan ...

  2. Hong Kong risks losing top airport title to Shanghai

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... and Hongqiao- despite their faster growth at 19 per cent. Beijing's Capital International Airport is also following close on Hong Kong's heels and, based on current trends, looks set ... Murray Bailey If the current trend in growth rates continues, Hong Kong will lose its status as Greater China's top airport to Shanghai by the third quarter. The number of passengers ...

  3. HK airport braces for flights record

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Hong Kong International Airport is bracing for a record number of flights on October 14, with 835 arrivals and departures having been scheduled. That is 8 per cent up on the average 770 flight movements a day, according to the Civil Aviation Department. 'In October, the National Day holiday [today], the Chung Yeung Festival holiday [October 11] and the Guangzhou ...

  4. Man jailed for touting at airport

    Posted Sep 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.24pm: A 37-year-old male driver was jailed for three weeks at Tsuen Wan Magistrates' Courts on Monday for touting at the Hong Kong International Airport. The court heard that airport police officers had launched an anti-touting operation at Chek Lap Kok airport on June 19. During the operation, the man, a light-goods vehicle driver, approached ...

  5. Civil Aviation predicts new traffic record for HK Airport

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.21pm: The Civil Aviation Department predicted that the number of flight movements at the Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok would set a new record next Friday. A spokesman said on Thursday the airport was expected to handle a record high number of 790 flight movements on that single day. 'The number of flight movements expected ...

  6. Hactl to surpass last year's record for handling international freight

    Posted Dec 08th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... 'The sustained volume growth reflects the strength of Hong Kong as the air cargo hub in the region.' The news will come as a relief to the government in a year when Hong Kong ... put on by Iata's 265 member airlines, shrinking their collective pricing power. According to Airports Council International, which compiles data for 1,600 airports worldwide, air cargo ...

  7. Airport to boost passenger capacity

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... as in Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Shanghai,' he said, but added the airport's development into an aviation hub and faster economic development in northeast China would help lift cargo throughput ... Eric Ng Beijing Capital says closure of some shops will not seriously affect revenue Beijing Capital International Airport will remove some retail space this year to make room ...

  8. Chek Lap Kok airport ranked tops by travellers

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong International Airport.' In the last Global Airport Monitor survey in 2003, Hong Kong received a special recognition award for what pollsters described as a 'leading level ... Benjamin Wong Hong Kong airport has been named the world's best among 48 airports that took part in a new global survey. The Airport Authority said yesterday that Chek Lap Kok ...

  9. Airport Authority assured of safety net

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu The government says it may compensate the Hong Kong Airport Authority if it is forced to uphold public interest in the event of a conflict over airport charges, according to a consultation document prepared for the Legislative Council meeting on the authority's privatisation. 'Ultimately, the government can give directions to the [Airport Authority] in the public ...

  10. Mainland checkpoint sought for HK airport

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... Elaine Chan in Beijing The Airport Authority has proposed that the Hong Kong and central governments set up a mainland immigration checkpoint at Chek Lap Kok. Authority chief executive ... States to clear US immigration at the country's airports- had been proposed to the Hong Kong and central governments, he said. However, there would be many technical issues to be ironed out, ...




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