Hong Kong Airport Authority

Hong Kong airport launches investigation into Cathay airbridge collapse

A technician was injured when an airbridge collapsed on Sunday.

Hong Kong authorities said on Monday they had launched an investigation after an airbridge collapsed at the city’s airport, ripping the door off a Cathay Pacific plane and injuring a technician.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

International pilots back plan for third runway at Hong Kong Airport

The International Federation of Airline Pilots' Associations said Hong Kong would eventually need a third runway because of increasing air traffic. Photo: Bloomberg

A group representing pilots around the world is backing plans for a third runway at Hong Kong International 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.

28 Apr 2015 - 10:57am 4 comments

Who said it?

Cori Crider

All this stonewalling looks unhappily like a cover-up

Cori Crider, lawyer for Libyan dissident Sami al-Saadi, on Hong Kong Airport Authority's refusal to hand over documents


It doesn't need a turnaround. We've got a campaign which is tied with an incumbent president

Mitt Romney on his fight for the US presidency


23 Sep 2012 - 3:13am

Environmental assessment for third runway inadequate

Without assessing the social costs of the [proposed] third runway project, Hong Kong Airport Authority swiftly submitted a project profile to the Environmental Protection Department in late June so it could embark on an environmental impact assessment.

13 Aug 2012 - 9:57am

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

Lai See

Environmental studies on third runway will be hard to push aside

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

How much benefit does HK derive from its airport's cargo throughput?

The Hong Kong Airport Authority fervently wants to build a third runway, with an estimated cost that comes to an enormous amount of money.

Its proposal warrants close examination by all concerned, especially those whose backyard is in Tung Chung or Tuen Mun, or downwind from the airport's construction dust, engine noise and aircraft pollution.

17 Jun 2011 - 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

Suffering from terminal boredom? Airport art breaks the mould

Australian businessman Ken Woodman gazes at an oval-shaped, boulder-like glossy stainless steel object in the departure hall of Hong Kong International Airport. He's puzzled.

21 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

SAR authority considers link with Zhuhai for express air-cargo facility

The Hong Kong Airport Authority is considering building a dedicated express air-cargo facility across the Pearl River in Zhuhai in co-operation with its mainland counterpart.

21 Nov 2001 - 12:00am