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Kansai International Airport

HK$888 'as low as we go' for HK-Osaka

Budget carrier Peach Aviation has said its cheapest one-way fare of HK$888 between Hong Kong and Osaka is the best it can offer for now as both cities are expensive to operate in for low-cost players.

Friday, 15 June, 2012, 12:00am

Big deal

Tiglion Travel is selling a two-night package to Kyoto from HK$4,390 per person, twin share (single travellers are charged an extra HK$500), with accommodation at the New Miyako (miyakohotels.ne.jp).

21 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Plane crazy

Chek Lap Kok may have just been voted the world's best airport, but next year it faces competition from a new kid on the block.

Billed as an 'entertainment air-city', the Central Japan International Airport (Centrair) opened in February and has already become a destination in its own right.

13 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Fine airport, users unknown

THE first phase of Shanghai's gleaming new airport, also designed by Paul Andreu, is set to open, but most businessmen in the city are mystified about which airlines will land there. The municipal government has made no plain statement about its policy, leading to much gossip and rumour.

5 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Facilities at heart of ANA strategy

ANA Hotels is expanding to meet the needs of business travellers with the opening of its first hotel in Indonesia and a third in China.

Rapidly developing cities like Dalian, in Liaoning province, and Jakarta are considered strategic markets for ANA Hotels.

14 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Route to lift UPS growth in Asia

UPS has marked the start of its regular service from the United States to Hong Kong via Kansai, Osaka, with the arrival of its Boeing 747 at the Kansai International Airport.

The new routes are expected to boost the growth of the world's largest package-distribution firm in the region.

31 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Subic freight service

MAJOR Japanese forwarder Kintetsu World Express has started offering a freight service using Federal Express flights linking Osaka and Tokyo with Subic Bay in the Philippines.

The company sells bulk cargo space to Subic on Federal Express flights from Kansai International Airport and New Tokyo International Airport at Narita.

22 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Airports at risk

THERE is currently a frenzy of activity at airports across the Asia-Pacific.

While we in Hong Kong are preoccupied with the forthcoming mega-port at Chek Lap Kok, a bevy of other projects are set to come on stream across the region as well, offering new levels of business opportunity.

25 May 1995 - 12:00am

Futuristic airport

JAPAN'S first 24-hour international airport - the first in the world built on a reclaimed island - opened in Osaka Bay.

Positioned to serve the fast-developing western Japanese region enveloping Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe, the Kansai International Airport took seven years to build.

23 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Japan asked to intervene in Kansai dispute

THE secretary-general of the Orient Airlines Association (OAA), Ibrahim Taib, has called on the Japanese Government to intervene in the feud between airline operators and the management of Japan's new Kansai International Airport.

19 Jan 1994 - 12:00am