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  1. Hong Kong airport a world leader

    Posted Oct 11th 2006, 12:00am by Ross Milburn

    ... Ross Milburn HONG KONG LEADS the world in the application of RFID technology to the automatic handling and tracking of airport baggage. A system at Hong Kong International Airport that went live in August last year uses 18 million RFID tags a year and is increasing baggage handling productivity. Since 1998, baggage handling at the airport has been concentrated and automated ...

  2. Traffic soars as record 3.79m pass through airport in April

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Hong Kong International Airport, Asia's third-busiest by passenger traffic, handled a record-breaking 3.79 million passengers last month. Thanks to the Easter holidays ... a 20-year development plan. Hong Kong airport was Asia's third-busiest by passenger numbers last year after Tokyo's Haneda and Beijing Capital International Airport, according to Airports ...

  3. Airports face up to new demands

    Posted May 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... World's top executives meet in Hong Kong as the industry's capital expenditure soars along with traffic and fuel prices MORE THAN 250 senior airport executives from 35 countries ... about avian flu. David Pang, ACI-Pacific's president and chief executive of the Airport Authority Hong Kong, said one of the challenges for world airports was how to prevent the spread ...

  4. Studies soon on third airport runway for HK

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Lap Kok, according to a document outlining its 20-year vision released yesterday. The report, HKIA 2025, which charts a course for long-term development of Hong Kong International Airport ... passengers and 3.4 million tonnes of cargo, figures that made it the world's fifth busiest for international passenger traffic, following London, Paris, Frankfurt and Amsterdam. Hong Kong ...

  5. Stanley Hui new airport authority chief

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung Former chief executive officer of Dragonair Stanley Hui Hon-chung has been named the new chief executive of the Airport Authority. The appointment, unanimously endorsed ... 2001. Victor Fung Kwok-king, chairman of the authority, said Chek Lap Kok airport had regularly been recognised under Dr Pang's leadership as the world's best in passenger surveys ...

  6. Airport workers forced to be on job while ill, says unionist

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... yesterday. The majority of Hong Kong Airport Services (HAS) staff rely on overtime to boost their monthly income by up to two-thirds. Staff said the new rules mean they must choose between losing ... have stopped seeking sick leave even when they are ill. Ip Wai-ming, chairman of the Staff and Workers Union of Hong Kong Civil Airlines, who had helped staff negotiate with the company, said ...

  7. Marriott expected to win airport hotel deal

    Posted Jun 13th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... is owned by the Airport Authority of Hong Kong, the sources said. A key feature of the airport's $2 billion SkyCity leisure-commercial complex, the 700-room hotel aims to woo business ... Denise Tsang US-based hotel operator Marriott International is close to signing a contract to manage the Chek Lap Kok airport's second hotel project, beating out rival Regent Hotels, ...

  8. Airport peace proposal slammed

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... chairman of the Hong Kong Union of Light Van Employees, said the proposal was 'insincere' and 'unacceptable'. 'It is not a consultation at all. It is as if they are telling ... Martin Wong An Airport Authority proposal aimed at ending a turf war between van operators and taxi drivers at Chek Lap Kok Airport has been rejected by both sides. To end the dispute, ...

  9. Airport Authority lands more fulfilling role

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Debra Martin

    ... ministers, Legco members and tycoons, are likely to pass through Hong Kong International Airport about 2,000 times a year. The position of chief guest services officer was created in 1988 to attend ... for passengers.' The full array of airport services includes luxury brand shopping and cross-border limousine and coach links to points throughout the Pearl River Delta. A flight may land in Hong Kong ...

  10. Airport lifts cargo volume to record

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Authority-led joint venture to manage Zhuhai's underused international airport. For the year to last month, passengers and air cargo throughput at Hong Kong airport was 41.6 million and 3.48 ... Neil Gough A post-Lunar New Year bounce saw Hong Kong airport handle a monthly record of 320,000 tonnes of cargo in March, an increase of 10 per cent over the same month last year and a 29 ...




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