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  1. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Airport worker injured as boarding bridge falls off plane at Hong Kong airport

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... but an airport worker was wounded in the incident. The rear airbridge, attached to an entrance of the Nagoya-bound CX532 at Terminal 1's boarding gate 71, fell on its side at about 6pm, after passengers had already boarded the plane. As it fell, it upset the front bridge, causing it also to fall, an Airport Authority spokeswoman said. No passengers or crew members were on either bridge ...

  2. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Dubai nudging Hong Kong out as transit hub between Asia-Pacific and Europe

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 11:15am by Charlotte So

    ... the passenger-handling capacity of Hong Kong's airport, which is expected to run out by 2018, with a third runway- due to be completed 10 years from now- will fail to restore the city's role as a transit hub for flights between Asia-Pacific and Europe, analysts say. Middle Eastern airports are muscling in on that turf, and Hong Kong may increasingly have to rely on traffic from ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Airport becomes last line of defence in fight to keep Chinese mainlanders out of maternity wards

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Airport slams door on mothers-to-be Hong Kong International Airport has become the new front line in the battle to keep expectant mainland mothers from ... at the airport by using a false Philippine passport. Fong Waiyan and his wife, Fan Yueying, were arrested at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport last month when Hong Kong immigration sent ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    ICAC takes airport security boss Sidney Chau in for questioning

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, STUART LAU AND NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Clifford Lo, Stuart Lau and Ng Kang-chung ICAC brings in airport security chief The head of security at Hong Kong International Airport, Sidney Chau Foo-cheong, was taken ... assistant commissioner of police, Chau was asked to set up AVSECO at the new airport. It is responsible for aviation security services at Chek Lap Kok and employs about 3,000 people. It is jointly ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Tourists with stun guns caught unaware at airport

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Number arrested for carrying the devices rises as many don't know they are illegal in the city Visitors with stun guns caught unaware at airport The number of people arrested for carrying electric stunning devices at Chek Lap Kok airport jumped more than sixfold in the first quarter of the year compared with the same period last year, ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Hong Kong International Airport's lesson in polite security

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Chek Lap Kok airport should market the polite expertise of its staff who, unlikemany in the US, don't harass travellers but proceed with dignity Security with a SMILE ... small children; TSA agents admitting stealing US$40,000 from inside a checked bag at New York's JFK airport. And that is ignoring claims of purloined or damaged electronic devices, ...

  7. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Modest growth expected at Hong Kong airport in 2013

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Operator cautiously optimistic, as it reports monthly record for flight numbers in December Modest growth expected at HK airport in 2013 Hong Kong International Airport expects to achieve modest traffic growth in 2013, after reporting slower passenger traffic growth last year than in 2011. "We are cautiously optimistic about achieving mild ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Customs rejects privacy fears over scanners at airport, cruise terminal

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Tak cruise terminal and Chep Lap Kok airport, saying they are not intrusive and will reduce the need for physical searches. Only passengers deemed a high security risk will be asked to go ... and one at Chep Lap Kok airport. "In our daily customs clearance, it is not uncommon to find travellers concealing contraband like drugs, weapons and birds underneath their clothes," ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    International pilots back plan for third runway at Hong Kong Airport

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Tony Cheung

    ... Airport. The International Federation of Airline Pilots' Associations, which has 100,000 members, said the city would eventually need a third runway because of increasing air traffic. Its director of operations, Gideon Ewers, said from Britain: "My colleagues say they often face 30-minute delays as air traffic in Hong Kong grows." The Airport Authority estimates ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Intrusive body scanners to be used at cruise terminal, airport

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Controversial devices that perform 'virtual strip search' for contraband to be installed at cruise terminal and airport, raising privacy fears Intrusive body scanners on way A controversial body scanning system that can see through clothing and has sparked privacy concerns at airports worldwide is to be installed at the new Kai Tak cruise ...




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