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  1. HK airport in space race against traffic

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com The Hong Kong Airport Authority said it would run out of space ahead of schedule on stronger-than-expected traffic growth. The forecast came yesterday ... the HK$2.58 billion for the 2008/2009 fiscal year, while passenger traffic has risen 15 per cent over the past three years. Higher contributions from the retailing and advertising divisions, ...

  2. Air cargo rebounds on exports, Asia traffic

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong, the world's busiest international air cargo hub, saw a solid rebound in air cargo volume last month, driven by rising exports and transshipment traffic within Asia. Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) said yesterday that its business in March was the best in 16 months, with export volume up0.4 per cent from a year ago and transshipments up 7.7 per cent. ...

  3. Airport freight traffic soars

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sidney Luk Strong domestic consumption in the United States and increasing exports from China boosted Hong Kong airport's cargo traffic in the past two months by 17.31 per cent. The Hong Kong Airport Authority saw cargo throughput in January and last month hit 420,000 tonnes, up from 358,000 tonnes in the same two months last year. Passenger traffic totalled 5.42 million, ...

  4. 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 ... the same period last year, while daily passenger traffic hit a record 154,000 on April 14- the first day of the four-day Easter holiday. Last year, the Easter break fell in March. The strong growth ...

  5. Civil Aviation predicts new traffic record for HK Airport

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

    ... Asia. Beijing, Seoul, Shanghai and Osaka were the four most popular destinations, he said. 'To cope with the extra traffic, the runway capacity will be increased from 50 to 52 flight movements per hour starting from March 23. Sufficient manpower will also be deployed in the Air Traffic Control Centre and the Air Traffic Control Tower to ensure smooth air traffic ...

  6. Boom in air traffic fuels rise in noise complaints

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Complaints about low-flying aircraft over Hong Kong have rocketed as the boom in air traffic leads to thousands more planes a year flying over densely populated areas ... in complaints appears to be a result of the steep increase in air traffic in and out of Chek Lap Kok with the number of planes taking off over Hong Kong Island increasing by almost 500 year on year ...

  7. Growth in passenger traffic boosts company's concierge services

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... traffic and higher awareness of the company's services. More companies are employing the company to take care of their senior executives, while hotels are also using them to handle their top ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. Sky's the limit

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with increasing air traffic. Failing to do so would mean falling behind our neighbouring rivals. In theory, having an extra runway should put the city ahead of other airports and enhance its competitive ... are absolutely sure that it is worthwhile. We are racing against time to meet rapidly rising air traffic demand. Even if we could get the green light to start building the new runway tomorrow, ...

  10. Skies set to open for new runway

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... yet been signed, but it is seen as a vital step if the three cities are to meet the demands of growing air traffic in the region in the next two decades. Airlines in the greater Pearl River ... and have agreed to jointly plan any future changes in airspace, air traffic management standards and flight procedures. While this will be welcomed by airports and carriers in the region, some ...




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