Chau Pak-Kin

3 years' jail for helping stowaways at airport

An airport ground staff member was jailed for three years for helping unauthorised passengers to board planes with forged documents in what a judge termed a deterrent sentence to underline the severity of the offence.

Wednesday, 19 October, 2011, 12:00am

Judge slams stowaway accused

An airport ground staff member has been convicted and another acquitted after they were accused of helping seven stowaways - including a young mainlander disguised as an elderly Caucasian - to board planes with false documents.

18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Stowaway trial told of weird 'old man'

A flight attendant yesterday told a court hearing charges against two airport ground employees how he became suspicious of what appeared to be 'a strange old man' with youthful looking hands who had boarded a flight to Canada in October.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Mask case just one of several, court told

A 'well-organised syndicate' appears to have been involved in smuggling people abroad through Hong Kong airport, a prosecutor said yesterday, as two ground staff appeared in court accused of helping a young mainlander board a plane disguised as an elderly Caucasian.

15 Jun 2011 - 12:00am