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Airport Authority Hong Kong

Briefs, January 5, 2013

Airport Authority Hong Kong appointed Vincent Lo Hong-sui, chairman of Shui On, as a director yesterday.

Saturday, 5 January, 2013, 3:13am

Hong Kong airport sees mini-boom in cargo

Hactl is expecting better-than-expected growth in airfreight this year, with volume reaching more than 2 million tonnes in the first nine months. Photo: SCMP

Cargo volumes through Hong Kong International Airport are set to stage a mini-boom in the closing weeks of the year, buoyed by extra pre-Christmas freighter flights.

Mark Whitehead, the managing director of Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl), the largest cargo handler at Chek Lap Kok, said the facility would see a "boomlet" in airfreight tonnage.

23 Nov 2012 - 1:40am

Tech analyst Henry King heads for Goldman's exit

What's a runway's social cost?

Earlier this year, Goldman Sachs tech analyst Henry King, the firm's Taiwan head of research, took a trip to New York to answer questions from US federal investigators about leaking inside information to hedge funds. After a flurry of news stories in February, nothing more was heard of him.

21 Sep 2012 - 4:41am

The sky's the limit for new airport job opportunities

Operations, engineering and projects Airport Authority Hong Kong

In view of the massive developments taking place at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), jobseekers interested in working in the aviation industry - and for a world-class institution - have many opportunities to join.

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Careers take off at Airport Authority

On July 6, 1998, the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) made history by moving the city's airport from Kai Tak to its present location on Lantau Island in one single night - a testament to the professionalism of its staff.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HK airport in space race against traffic

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.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Call for public bodies to lower CEOs' wages

At least three public bodies are paying their heads more than Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen earns, according to a concern group.

7 May 2012 - 12:00am

Runway forum erupts in confrontation

A public forum on the proposal to build a third airport runway erupted in confrontation yesterday when supporters and opponents clashed.

Security guards rushed to create a human wall to protect a panel of speakers.

3 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Airport expects further decrease in passengers

The global economic downturn, swine flu and expanded direct flights from the mainland to Taiwan will continue to hurt passenger numbers at Hong Kong International Airport.

25 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Airport staff continue bonus talks

Marathon negotiations on the bonus dispute between Hong Kong airport ground staff and their employer continued last night, with unionists saying a strike remained a last resort.

Representatives from Hong Kong Airport Services (HAS) met a dozen staff yesterday at the Labour Department's offices in Kwai Chung.

No agreement had been reached by 9pm.

6 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Chek Lap Kok urgently needs third runway: university study

Hong Kong's ambitions as a regional air hub could be threatened unless a third runway is urgently added as the city's busy airport is expected to reach full capacity by 2014, a Chinese University study has warned.

21 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Ideas sought to increase airport capacity

The Hong Kong Airport Authority aims to boost the number of aircraft using the two runways at Chek Lap Kok by the end of the year as fleet expansion by home carriers puts more pressure on already stretched infrastructure.

28 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Oasis of calm

An Oasis Hong Kong executive photographs two check-in staffers yesterday at Chek Lap Kok's new Terminal 2.

Budget airline Oasis Hong Kong would be among the first carriers operating at the new passenger terminal, or T2, next month, the Airport Authority said.

23 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Kevin sinclair's hong kong

A competition for rudeness was staged last week at AsiaWorld-Expo at Chek Lap Kok. The contestants were ageing rocker Eric Clapton and the Hong Kong audience.

The outcome was about even; both the performer and the concert-goers were inconsiderate and bad mannered. The audience was more offensive than the performer.

24 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Airport lifts cargo volume to record

A post-Lunar New Year bounce saw Hong Kong airport handle a monthly record of 320,000 tonnes of cargo in March, an increase of 10 per cent over the same month last year and a 29 per cent jump over average cargo volume in the first two months.

17 Apr 2006 - 12:00am