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  1. Flight delays grow longer as airport handles more traffic

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Hong Kong International Airport may be among the most efficient airports in the world, but with levels of air traffic reaching new highs every year passengers are also enduring ... traffic. The average delay on all flights was up seven minutes in the past three years. 'Delays are caused by a lot of reasons- bad weather, airspace restrictions, aircraft performance ...

  2. Airlines frustrated over flight delays owing to heavy air traffic

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Flight delays as a result of poor air traffic control on the mainland are 'a real concern' for airlines and passengers, Cathay Pacific Airways chief operating officer John Slosar said. The air traffic control problem worsened this year as the country's thriving travel market left too many flights chasing after a limited number of air routes. Air traffic congestion ...

  3. Tsing Sha Highway fully open to traffic as last section completed

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The highway connecting Tsing Yi and Sha Tin is now fully open to traffic, after Stonecutters Bridge entered service yesterday. The HK$3.7 billion bridge, an alternative route ... second-longest cable-stayed bridge, it ran HK$1 billion over budget. Yiu Ka-chun, vice-chairman of Sha Tin District Council's traffic and transport committee, said there were only two bus routes now ...

  4. Net gains pace from private exchange

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... the arrangement, the three companies interconnect their internet traffic so as to avoid the bottleneck associated with Hong Kong Internet Exchange (HKIX), operated by the Chinese University of Hong Kong. HKIX, set up in 1995, is the city's major internet traffic exchange point allowing local internet service providers to swap intra-Hong Kong traffic without routing through the United ...

  5. Net gains pace from private exchange

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Georgina Lee Fixed-line carriers' deal allows for quicker transmission, bypassing the congested traffic of the city's public exchange Three fixed-line carriers- PCCW, New World ... traffic so as to avoid the bottleneck associated with Hong Kong Internet Exchange (HKIX), operated by the Chinese University of Hong Kong. HKIX, set up in 1995, is the city's major internet ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asia airlines see 3.7pc rise in passenger traffic The 17-member carriers of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, including Cathay Pacific Airways and Dragonair, saw passenger traffic rise a comparative 3.7 per cent in November to 9.09 million. Meanwhile, the International Air Transport Association said overall international freight traffic rose a comparative 4.9 per cent ...

  7. Canton Road's third lane finally open after drainage work dispute

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A traffic lane blocked for 18 months on a busy part of Canton Road in Tsim Sha Tsui is finally open, ending a period of frustration for drivers, shop operators and residents. ... by Cheung Kong barriers, while traffic jammed into the remaining two. The hold-up was resolved only after a meeting in late December between lands officials and the property giant's executives, ...

  8. Airline maps 10b yuan push into Liaoning

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... as the 21st-century air hub for Northeast Asia,' it said yesterday. But analysts said economic growth in the city might not generate the expected demand for air travel. 'Air traffic in Shenyang ... by passenger traffic last year, would face competition from Beijing, he said. ...

  9. Hopewell earnings enter the fast lane

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Company counts on growing traffic along Guangzhou highway to drive second-half profit Remaining gains from an asset sale and increasing traffic on the Guangzhou-Shenzhen ... Hopewell Highway Infrastructure, said the economic cooling measures implemented by Beijing, such as limits on financing for car purchases, would not curb traffic growth on the expressway. 'The ...

  10. Cathay cargo venture set to take off

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... It will inject four Boeing 747-400 freighters and two spare engines into the unit to pay for the transaction. The airline said the joint venture would help it gain cargo traffic in the Yangtze River ... to make records with its cargo tonnage and aircraft movements. Last month it handled 373,000 tonnes of cargo, up 15.5 per cent over the previous year, while passenger traffic jumped 11.9 per cent ...




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