Hong Kong International Airport
Cathay Pacific Airways will open its HK$5.9 billion air cargo terminal at Hong Kong International Airport about five months early on February 21.Friday, 11 January, 2013, 3:56am
Customs officials have moved to quell privacy fears over controversial new full-body scanners headed for the Kai Tak cruise terminal and Chep Lap Kok airport, saying they are not intrusive and will reduce the need for physical searches.6 Jan 2013 - 4:06am
Tougher security measures introduced last month for some US-bound cargo at Hong Kong International Airport have had little impact on airfreight operations so far, industry experts said.3 Jan 2013 - 4:55am
A controversial body scanning system that can see through clothing and has sparked privacy concerns at airports worldwide is to be installed at the new Kai Tak cruise passenger terminal next year.
The sophisticated full-body scanning system, which can detect contraband such as drugs and weapons, is also due to be installed at Chep Lap Kok airport in 2013.30 Dec 2012 - 4:55am
Hong Kong has been infected with the travel bug this holiday season, with immigration staff expecting to handle 8.65 million journeys - most via the land crossings.23 Dec 2012 - 1:55pm 4 comments
Hong Kong will continue to spend billions of dollars on infrastructure projects beyond the 10 major projects that were pushed through in the wake of the global financial crisis in 2008.21 Dec 2012 - 3:46am
US prosecutors plan to file charges this week against multiple bankers linked to UBS rigging of Tokyo interbank lending rates.17 Dec 2012 - 5:30am
A 48-year-old man with links to the Egyptian consulate in Hong Kong will appear in court tomorrow accused of smuggling stun guns and tear gas onto a flight leaving Chek Lap Kok Airport.16 Dec 2012 - 4:40am 1 comment
A vocal opponent of the third runway proposed for Hong Kong International Airport says he agreed reluctantly to help the Airport Authority in carrying out its marine ecology assessment because the authority could not find any local experts for the task.28 Apr 2015 - 10:57am
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
Lawmakers discuss hospital land grants3 Dec 2012 - 2:34am
Now we have it - figures showing that our container port (container ports one to nine) did 14.6 million teus ("20-foot equivalent units") in the first 10 months of 2012 ("HK set to lose No 3 port rank to Shenzhen", November 26).
The full-year estimate is probably some 17.6 million teus.30 Nov 2012 - 2:11am 1 comment
Air traffic on the rise at Chek Lap Kok
Hong Kong International Airport reported continued monthly air traffic growth last month, with a year-on-year increase of 1.9 per cent in passenger trips, to 4.7 million, and 1.1 per cent in cargo, to 346,000 tonnes. There were 30,025 flight movements, a rise of 5.1 per cent from the same month last year. Sophie Yu19 Nov 2012 - 4:13am
Air Seychelles will launch three services a week between Hong Kong and the Seychelles in February, making it one of the first airlines to inaugurate flights to the city in the new year.6 Nov 2012 - 4:53am
An aircraft handmade by Hong Kong students will be ready to take to the skies in a year, but the government's refusal to inspect it and to issue a permit means it may be grounded indefinitely.5 Nov 2012 - 5:50am