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  1. Passengers in sit-in after delay of 18 hours

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the plane at Hong Kong International Airport. Flight HX235 departed Shanghai Pudong International Airport on time at 8am on Wednesday, but severe fog- some of the worst in years- forced the plane to divert to nearby Hongqiao Airport, Shanghai's mainly domestic airport. Passengers remained there until about midnight before their plane returned to Pudong, where a flight back to Hong Kong ...

  2. Driver killed, six injured as bus hits road divider

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A driver was killed and six airport workers injured when an airport-bound private bus rammed into the central divider and toppled over on Lantau yesterday. The victims include a waitress whose left hand was badly damaged in the accident. The crash occurred when the coach carrying the six workers from Tseung Kwan O to Chek Lap Kok airport was travelling on the North Lantau ...

  3. Engineer dies in airport shuttle bus crash

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo An inspector for the Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company died and four other people were injured when their shuttle bus crashed into a barrier on South Runway Road at Chek Lap Kok airport at about 3.40pm yesterday. The 63-year-old man, named Pang, was declared dead at Princess Margaret Hospital. The others suffered minor injuries. Pang is survived by his wife, ...

  4. Aviation adviser calls for regional airspace accord

    Posted Aug 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... management allows significant traffic peaks to develop,' the report continued. The 13-year-old Hong Kong International Airport, which is running at 90 per cent of capacity at peak hours, has ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com A consultant who studied plans to build a third runway at Chek Lap Kok airport has recommend that Hong Kong enter a pact with Southeast Asia's other major ...

  5. Mishaps add to airport's holiday load

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eight ground staff were injured when a passenger shuttle bus crashed at Hong Kong International Airport yesterday, and a Cathay Pacific jet was forced to turn back with a cracked windscreen minutes into a flight to Singapore. The incidents occurred as the airport - whose bosses want to build a third runaway to handle increasing travellers - coped with record Lunar New Year ...

  6. Airport fuel depot must be stopped, say steel workers

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Steel workers in Tuen Mun are demanding the government veto an Airport Authority proposal to build a fuel depot less than 60 metres from their mill. The Environmental Protection ... residents. What we need is development and employment, but not fire or explosions,' Mr Ho said. An Airport Authority spokeswoman said they had submitted the second environmental impact ...

  7. Hundreds stranded at airport

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yi Hu Hundreds of travellers were stranded at Hong Kong International Airport as Typhoon Haitang forced dozens of flights to be cancelled. Some passengers complained that airlines had failed to give timely notice of cancellations. By 5pm, 40 departures and 40 arrivals had been called off, according to the Airport Authority. Eleven flights between Hong Kong and Taiwan were ...

  8. Airport expansion won't fly without more controllers

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... such as Cathay Pacific and Hong Kong Airlines. A failure to address these capacity problems to meet future demand would not only affect our international aviation status but would also have a knock-on ... Albert Cheng The crux of the debate over a third runway is the issue of software- the manpower shortage- which has long been overlooked by the Airport Authority, the Civil Aviation ...

  9. Parcel explodes at Air Mail Centre

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok Some 50 workers in the Air Mail Centre at Chek Lap Kok airport ran for safety when a parcel exploded and burst into flames last night. No one was hurt in the incident just after 10pm and firemen quickly dealt with the fire. The parcel contained batteries, compressed air, matches and playing cards believed to be for a magic performance. Firemen said there was a short ...

  10. Passenger, cargo volumes hit record highs

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Passenger and cargo traffic at Hong Kong International Airport hit record highs in the first half. Airport Authority figures show Chek Lap Kok handled 24.5 million passengers, ... earlier, cargo up 28.6 per cent and air traffic movements up 15.3 per cent. It was the first time since July 2005 that the airport saw double-digit growth in all traffic sectors. ...




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