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  1. Travellers' checks

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adam Nebbs (tchecks@gmail.com) Olympic hurdles Passengers flying from Hong Kong to London the last time the British capital hosted the Olympic Games, in 1948, had quite a journey in store. ... a small library, some board games, a few packs of cards and a lounge bar for inflight entertainment. For those flying to London for this year's Olympics- or for any other reason ...

  2. With Qantas out, BA adds third HK-London flight

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com British Airways will launch a third daily flight between Hong Kong and London in March, in a move that will replenish some of the capacity lost when ... in the daytime, would help British Airways better align its flight schedules when Qantas pulled out. The preferred routing between London and Australia for British Airways customers is likely to be via ...

  3. All students stuck in London now home

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... All Hong Kong students held up by snowstorms in England have returned home for Christmas, Cathay Pacific said, and no more extra flights would be laid on. Three special flights for students and other travellers stuck in snowbound London were arranged, and the last students arrived in Hong Kong yesterday. Normal services between London and Hong Kong resume today. ...

  4. London lawyers want Asian firms to sue over airline cartel

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Lawyers from a London law firm plan to visit China and other Asian countries in the next few months to encourage manufacturers and suppliers caught in a global airfreight ... its own financial exposure. He estimated that Hausfeld's case against British Airways in London's High Court would start around the spring of 2012. 'A couple of Asian ...

  5. Visit London now and meet the Brits at their friendliest

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

    ... it's London. Why London? Because however costly it might be once you get there, in terms of flights it's currently probably the best value destination in the world in miles to the dollar. ... a diverse wealth of entertainment in London, but you'd do well to book ahead if you can. You can plan your London break by logging on to Time Out's website at www.timeout.com or if you ...

  6. Air NZ to launch HK to London service

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Air New Zealand is to join the crowded skies between Hong Kong and London this autumn when it becomes the fifth full-service airline to offer daily flights on the route. It plans to begin ... visitors from Britain, up 13 per cent year on year. Chek Lap Kok will be the mid-way stop for Air New Zealand's new Auckland-London service and Mr Sims expects 20 per cent of the route's ...

  7. London for $1,600? Not for long, say the experts

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Hong Kong's first budget airline, Oasis Hong Kong Airlines, plans to undercut its rivals savagely with a one-way fare to London of GBP75 ($1,066) plus tax when it launches the service ... Gatwick Airport, 30 minutes by rail from central London's Victoria Station. With the operating cost of a flight from Hong Kong to London running at around $1.1 million, analysts said they did ...

  8. Weather - Hong Kong

    Trapped for six hours on plane

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and said the crew had done their best to keep them informed. Thousands of passengers - including Hong Kong athletes bound for the London Olympics - were stranded in the airport, inside and outside ... and table tennis representatives were also delayed. Londoner Alan Barrett was taking his six-year-old son and his wife to see his family in Britain yesterday, but his China Eastern Airlines flight ...

  9. Travellers' checks

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 9288. Or visit www.japanrailpass.net for full details of the various rail pass options. Beating the queues The prospect of arriving at London's Heathrow is looking even gloomier than usual this summer, what with the Olympic crowds and increasing mismanagement of immigration procedures by the UK Border Agency. The airport's operator, BAA, is offering a way around the queues for those ...

  10. Flying into the unknown

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ito, president and chief executive of ANA, yesterday during the flight. He is however thrilled that the plane, which was meant to be launched in May 2008 before the Beijing Olympics, will be available for the London Olympics next year. The new plane, which could help ANA save about US$131 million a year as it uses 20 per cent less than similar-sized planes, may be worth the wait. ...




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