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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong airport must meet global demand or risk falling behind

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 06:05pm by JULIA YAN

    ... To meet future air traffic demand, the Airport Authority is proposing to expand Hong Kong International Airport by building a third runway. The environmental impact assessment report ... will be severely undermined. Those who believe Hong Kong needs only two runways argue that London Heathrow Airport's two-runway operations allow it to "maximise the value of the runways" ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong risks losing out to rivals without a third airport runway

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Time for take-off on third runway The arguments for and against a third airport runway have been so well rehearsed by supporters and critics that they risk becoming clichés. ... are not to be ignored. The question is how to minimise the impact without holding back development. This is what the Airport Authority is doing. In a renewed attempt to meet the standards laid down by the law, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:33am by STAFF

    ... People should not overreact to it or overspeculate about what's going on U.S. Homeland Security head Jeh Johnson on stronger airport security over terror threats   It is a loss impossible to describe. We are all so grateful for how enriched our lives are for having known him Actress Angelina Jolie, mourning the death of second world war veteran Louis Zamperini   We ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Road to Rio: Heartbreak for hosts means we're heading to the final- for a price

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 12:32am by Paul Kay

    ... landing in Rio there's a distinct sense the party's over. Gone are the smiling Budweiser girls giving out free cans of beer at the airport, while the ubiquitous green and yellow bunting ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Opponents of runway plan should look beyond the dolphins to see the wider harm

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:32pm by Paul Stapleton

    ... a third runway at Hong Kong's airport is heating up again, but it is a debate in name only. In reality, the outcome is a foregone conclusion with only minor tweaks, such as the date to begin ... with each passing year- current projections show the airport under its two-runway system reaching capacity in about five years. Assuming it takes about 10 years to build the third runway, full ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, July 2, 2014

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:54am by LETTERS

    ... (" Bank card rejected at airport ATMs ", June 26) in which she says, "thank goodness for Visa cards". I can only assume your correspondent does not have the misfortune to rely ... Bovenlander experienced through having an account with HSBC (" Bank card rejected at airport ATMs ", June 26). It has happened to me way too many times and, despite the complaints customers ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, July 4, 2014

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:33am by LETTERS

    ... to the report (" Third runway sparks cost concerns ", June 24). It is clear that Hong Kong International Airport cannot rely on nearby airports, for example, in Shenzhen and Guangzhou, ... of such a massive project, including from Beijing. Again, people talked of the possibility of using nearby airports. These delays raised the cost of the project, with inflation and other contributory ...

  8. Business - Comment - AVIATION

    Why US passengers loathe airport productivity gains

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:13am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... Cathy Holcombe Surveys may show them to be productive but the American system is still way behind Asia's best Chaotic US airports prove less is certainly not more Flying from Hong ... country's famous chaos, only to arrive at an airport system that even US Vice-President Joseph Biden has described as "third world". Two decades ago, when I moved to Hong Kong, the flights ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:52am by STAFF

    ... holds a discussion on the Airport Authority's environmental impact assessment on the construction of a third runway at the airport. The assessment- released last month- forecasts ...

  10. News - China

    Shanghai has high hopes for its glittering new exhibition space- but will they be disappointed?

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 04:02am by Daniel Ren

    ... necessarily lead to more trade shows and exhibitors. Shanghai has travelled this road before. The 30km maglev rail line, linking Pudong airport and Longyang Road, was the first of its kind ...




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