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Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong turns on fund pipeline in push for bigger basics

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.

Friday, 21 December, 2012, 3:46am

Business Digest, December 17, 2012

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

Egyptian charged with smuggling stun guns onto flight

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

Airport Authority signs up dolphin activist for third runway assessment

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.

6 Dec 2012 - 3:40am

International pilots back plan for third runway at Hong Kong Airport

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.

3 Dec 2012 - 5:43am 4 comments

Talking points

Lawmakers discuss hospital land grants

3 Dec 2012 - 2:34am

Shipping statistics sound a warning on airport runway three

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

Business Digest, November 19, 2012

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 Yu

19 Nov 2012 - 4:13am

Seychelles to launch Hong Kong air link

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

Hong Kong-made plane grounded by government's snub

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