Opposition to the third runway essentially centres on concerns about increased emissions and air quality and the effect that construction will have on the habitat of the pink dolphin.Wednesday, 1 May, 2013, 3:46am 7 comments
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. The data-analysis system helps pick out high-risk passengers for inspection. It foiled 204 drug-smuggling attempts, compared with 140 in 2011 and 161 in 2010.26 Feb 2013 - 4:40pm
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 aboard the Boeing 777-300ER were ready for take-off when the CX840 flight to New York's JFK airport was grounded due to a faulty engine valve.19 Dec 2012 - 3:20am
A bus driver was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm yesterday after his double-decker slammed into a stationary shuttle bus near Chek Lap Kok airport, injuring 23 people.7 Dec 2012 - 8:52am 2 comments
Twenty-four people were injured, four seriously, after a bus collided with a coach near Hong Kong International Airport on Thursday morning.12 Aug 2013 - 2:41pm 6 comments
Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is targeting mainland Chinese and Asian high-technology and pharmaceutical companies as it seeks to boost its appeal as a leading European airfreight hub.
This comes as Air China recently became the latest mainland carrier to inaugurate air cargo services between mainland China and Amsterdam with the launch of a five-times-a-week service on September 12.24 Sep 2012 - 8:45am
Housing strategy panel members named14 Sep 2012 - 3:00am
An interesting document from the Airport Authority crossed my desk the other day. It reveals a grubby little secret that third-runway boosters would love to keep dark.23 Aug 2012 - 7:21am
A beaming Lee Wai-sze, Hong Kong's only medallist at the London Olympic Games, arrives home with the rest of the team yesterday to be greeted by Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing (right) and more than 100 flag-waving schoolchildren at Chek Lap Kok airport. Lee won a bronze in the women's keirin track cycling, the city's third ever medal. Photo: Sam Tsang15 Aug 2012 - 11:06am
The Scottish rock band in concert. Aug 4, 8pm, AsiaWorld Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau Island, HK$580, HK$780 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2877 826015 Aug 2012 - 11:01pm