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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Drug-busting computer at Hong Kong airport foils smugglers

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... computer foils airport mules Chek Lap Kok saw a record number of drug busts last year, the Customs and Excise Department said- and a new computer system at the airport is getting the credit. ... agencies in the fight against drug smuggling. Superintendent Ngan Hing-cheung, of customs' airport command, said the system helped to pick out any patterns in smuggling operations. "The ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    More than 20 injured in airport bus collision

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:51pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit Twenty-four people were injured, four seriously, after a bus collided with a coach near Hong Kong International Airport on Thursday morning. The coach was taking an airline crew to Chek Lap Kok when the accident occurred around 8am. Police said the bus, a double decker operating on Long Win Bus Company’s S64 route, apparently braked too slowly and rammed the rear ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AIRLINE SAFETY

    Engine fault leaves Cathay passengers stuck at airport for 18 hours

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Engine fault is detected minutes before take-off, forcing 236 passengers to disembark and wait at airport for 18 hours while repairs carried out Hundreds of New York-bound Cathay Pacific passengers were stranded for more than 18 hours at Chek Lap Kok airport on Sunday after engine problems with one of the airline's newest wide-body jets. The 236 passengers and 28 cabin crew ...

  4. Business

    Schiphol airport eyes hi-tech and drug firms after starting mainland services

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com European airfreight hub seeks lift after launching services with Air China Schiphol airport targets Chinese companies Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport ... for cargo at Schiphol, said the airport had recently set up a steering group "to ensure all the necessary elements are in place to encourage" pharma and life sciences business through ...

  5. The sky's the limit for new airport job opportunities

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Zavadszky Operations, engineering and projects Airport Authority Hong Kong In view of the massive developments taking place at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), jobseekers ... airports on the mainland, are offering excellent opportunities for personal development, career advancement and a chance to contribute to Hong Kong's prosperity. 'Currently, we have ...

  6. 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 as the authority reported a 32 per cent jump in net profit to HK$5.3 billion in the year to March. Profit at the world's third-busiest airport by international passengers was more than double ...

  7. Exports lift airport cargo to first growth in a year

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Cargo volumes at Hong Kong International Airport grew in May for the first time in 14 months, buoyed by an increase in exports, the Airport Authority said yesterday. But one transport expert forecasts that overall airfreight volumes at Chek Lap Kok airport will drop by up to 4 per cent this year compared with 2011. The authority said total ...

  8. Engineering new jobs at the Airport Authority

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei The automated people mover at Hong Kong International Airport is a computerised railway system that enables passengers to travel between Terminals 1 and 2 and the SkyPier. Kyle Tam (right), an assistant engineer employed by the Airport Authority, is responsible for the maintenance of the system. 'I co-ordinate with different parties such as operations, ...

  9. Open minds could find more creative solutions for third airport runway

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the workload and complexity of operations for Hong Kong's airspace management. I refer to the near-collision between two aircraft on September 18, 2011 [waiting to land at the airport]. So far, ... will not be operational until at least 2023 anyway, why not build an all-new three-runway airport elsewhere, with the room for straightforward growth to a fourth or even a fifth runway? The third runway does ...

  10. British teen disappears at Chek Lap Kok airport

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at Chek Lap Kok airport before he was due to catch a flight bound for Scotland on Monday night, police said. He told his mother at about 9.30pm that he was going to the airport's Burger King fast-food restaurant but did not return. His mother found his mobile-phone line disconnected and made a report at the airport police station early yesterday. Police said he had left the airport ...




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