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Ansett Australia

Guangzhou executive gets a shot at 'best job in the world'

Yi Yao intentionally left his mobile phone on the whole evening because he was waiting for a very important call, which was supposed to reach him before 7am yesterday.

Saturday, 4 April, 2009, 12:00am

Getting there

Cathay Pacific (2747 1888; and Air New Zealand (2862 8988; operate direct flights to Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. Flying time is about 11 to 15 hours.


20 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

SIA alliance promises to carry China Eastern to profitable heights

Unprofitable China Eastern Airlines is flying on a wing and a prayer. High-flying Singapore Airlines is always trying to spread its investment wings.

Now the two carriers are flying into each other's arms, borne on the winds of change, competition and consolidation. Will the deal fly?

2 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

People come first in global express industry

TNT has made this a central tenet of both its staff training and business development approach as it targets growth of 15pc this year

ADVANCES IN technology, coupled with the greater complexity of the international supply chain, have had a significant impact on the global express industry in recent years.

19 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Dedicated to deliver

Tau Kung-yee is depot manager for TNT Express Worldwide (HK)

29 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Star seeks Indian venture partner

Pressure is on for the satellite broadcaster to find a buyer for a 51pc stake in its Hindi-language news content provider

James Murdoch, chairman and chief executive of Hong Kong-based Star Group, will reportedly fly to Mumbai tomorrow to seek an Indian business partner for a majority stake in its Hindi news channel.

8 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Queues, congestion test travellers' holiday mood

Tens of thousands of travellers thronged border checkpoints and Chek Lap Kok airport yesterday at the start of the four-day Easter holiday, with the long queues driving some to call off their trips in frustration.

14 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Ansett adds sparkle

Ansett has re-launched its Diamond Fare for over-60s travelling to Australia. For only $3,700, passengers over the age of 60 can take a return trip to Sydney with special add-on fares to other cities within Australia. The fare, which is available until May 31, is valid for 14 days, rising to $5,200 for a round-trip ticket open for 60 days.

29 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Acme plans link with information ministry

Acme Landis, the Hong Kong-listed sanitary-fixtures distributor that is to be substantially acquired by investors led by H&Q Asia Pacific, intends soon to form an Internet-related venture with a Ministry of Information Industry related partner.

The venture would provide Internet content to mainland portals, a source said.

10 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Travel agents cashing in on 'pink dollar'

THE travel industry is starting to target Hong Kong's gay community as the holiday business hones in on the 'pink dollar'.

Getaway packages and airline discounts are on offer to gay couples as the industry seeks to embrace a cash-rich sector of the community that is shedding its traditional taboos.

8 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Non-stop on stopovers

A Regus business centre has been opened at the International Finance Centre in Central above the Airport Express and the city airport check-in. A Touchdown service is open to businessmen on stopovers. Regus has a network of 220 centres in 43 countries.

11 May 1999 - 12:00am

TNT set to establish airline

TNT, a unit of Dutch postal and courier group TNT Post Group has announced plans to establish and operate its own airline company, TNT Airways. The airline will operate TNT's fleet of 33 aircraft at its air cargo hub in Liege, Belgium.

3 May 1999 - 12:00am

Over-priced airline

High airport charges are not the only problem in our aviation industry.

I think all Hong Kong people would like to support our own airline, Cathay Pacific, and would prefer it over other national carriers if everything else were equal.

However, Cathay Pacific is driving us away by charging exorbitant airfares.

15 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Breaks do not come by 'lady luck' alone

Australia has been known as the 'lucky country'. But capturing a slice of local markets also requires the attribute of a 'clever country' and the Business Innovation Award is in recognition for those who have made a 'significant business breakthrough' over the past year.

15 Oct 1998 - 12:00am


Qantas, Ansett and Cathay Pacific offer competitive deals on routes to Australia with trips to Sydney providing the perfect jump-off point for an east coast golf tour. Simply disembark, get a hire car and follow the Pacific Highway north.

Australian hire car rates are not cheap by international standards but the falling value of the local dollar makes them more affordable.

31 Aug 1998 - 12:00am