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Hong Kong International Airport

Passengers in sit-in after delay of 18 hours

Hong Kong Airlines was hit by another sit-in protest yesterday when a group of passengers arriving from Shanghai after a delay of about 18 hours refused to leave the plane at Hong Kong International Airport.

Friday, 24 February, 2012, 12:00am

Buyers get glimpse of the future

As the global luxury market gravitates towards Asia, jewellery fairs held in Hong Kong have become increasingly important for trade buyers to get a glimpse of fashion trends.

Many pieces crafted by designers and manufacturers in Asia, particularly Hong Kong, exhibit a unique blend of oriental aesthetics and international flair enhanced by exquisite workmanship.

16 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

It's a quick scan with a smartphone boarding pass

Helter-skelter dashes to the airport check-in desk will now be a thing of the past for many passengers, with nine airlines offering smartphone boarding passes in Hong Kong from this month.

4 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

HK airport outpaces Shenzhen

Passenger numbers at Hong Kong International Airport grew faster last year than at its smaller neighbour, Shenzhen airport.

But aviation experts are divided as to whether that's a trend that's likely to continue.

26 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Indecent haste over third runway is due to threat posed by high-speed railway

I commend Clive Noffke for his excellent letter summarising the sins of our bureaucrats in their handling of the third-runway issue and in particular Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng's rush to endorse the biased findings of this carefully choreographed consultation ('Indecent haste over third runway', January 7).

12 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


Appalled by proposal to join islands

The website of the Hong Kong Tourism Board features a prominent section on 'Great Outdoors Hong Kong', citing 'breath- taking natural scenery ... far from the city's restless pace'.

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


Why tariff rise was questioned

I write in response to the letters from Y. K. Leung ('Tariff rises would power greener city', December 31) and Thomas Gebauer ('Puzzled by environment chief's stand', January 1) on the electricity tariff.

5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

Wealthy Chinese shoppers may give Britain's luxury retailers a year-end sales boost:

Patrick Shu Wing-lee - Where do all these Chinese get their money? They seem to spend without thinking twice, unless the money comes from corruption or cheating instead of really hard-earned by sweat and blood. There are still a lot of poor families on the mainland.

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

The wind beneath airlines' wings

Arriving at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), we whizz through customs, pick up our luggage, and are often out and on our way within 20 minutes - without a thought about what makes this possible. In fact, every step has been minutely planned so that the aircraft's turnaround time is minimised, while the pleasurable travel experience is maximised.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Cost of airport expansion rises 30pc to HK$9b

The cost of Hong Kong airport's midfield expansion project has risen by nearly 30 per cent to HK$9 billion following a number of changes that increase the size of an originally planned new concourse and improve the airport's green features.

10 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Expand green park at West Kowloon cultural hub's harbourfront area

On visiting the West Kowloon Cultural District exhibition at Kowloon Park, citizen advocacy group Hong Kong Alternatives (which wants a cultural green park) had three criticisms of the design by Foster + Partners.

These flaws are connected with the government's lack of long-term vision when it comes to the project.

27 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Quality business services to keep customers happy

For business travellers constantly on the move, there are a host of executive services and facilities available.

18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Jardine sets fast career ramp

It takes 700-800 ground crew of Jardine Air Terminal Services (JATS) working around the clock to ensure that aircraft of their 50-plus passenger and cargo airline clients can turn around in one hour - or an hour and a half at most - at the Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap kok.

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

HK to host elite US$1m contest

The world's top showjumpers and their prized horses will battle for prize money of US$1 million at the inaugural Hong Kong Equestrian Masters at AsiaWorld-Expo in March.

4 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Airport angels

Guest service officers Premium Plaza Lounge

Premium Plaza Lounge is recruiting for all of its departments, but have a particular need for guest service officers.

The airport-based firm, set up in 1998 and headquartered in Hong Kong, currently operates 14 outlets at Chek Lap Kok and is present in 17 international airports around the world.

17 Sep 2011 - 12:00am