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London Borough of Hillingdon

Airport Authority promises social impact study for third runway

The Airport Authority has bowed to pressure from green groups and agreed to carry out a social impact study on the planned third runway at Chek Lap Kok, as activists continue to snub meetings on the controversial project.

Thursday, 20 September, 2012, 3:44am

Airlines fear losing business as UK ups tax

The tax may bite harder than the cold. After Britain raised by 55 per cent the departure tax payable by passengers flying to the Asia-Pacific region, airlines plying the profitable Hong Kong-London route fear they will lose a chunk of their leisure and transit passengers to other European destinations.

10 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Big deal

British Airways has teamed up with Visit Britain to offer Hong Kong travellers a great fare to Britain and an incentive to see some of the country. Fly to Heathrow for HK$2,950 and onwards to Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey, Manchester or Newcastle for just HK$430.

25 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

travellers' checks

Playboy dreams

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

Sights set on the skies

I t's not just adults who hold decision-making powers. Jonathan Liu Chor-kiu, 11, was one of 13 children elected onto the British Airways Kids' Council (BA Council) to give suggestions on how to improve the airline's services.

11 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Top ideas for in-flight fun

A Hong Kong student had the rare opportunity to offer suggestions to help a major international airline improve its in-flight services.

Jonathan Liu Chor-kiu, 11, attended a meeting of the British Airways Kids' Council in London earlier this month.

31 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Take Action!

The column for anyone fed up with bureaucracy, frustrated by delays or furious about poor service. Tell us your complaint and we'll try to fix it ...

Ms Cheng is a frequent traveller with British Airways, but she was disappointed by a series of delays on her way to Germany last December.

21 May 2007 - 12:00am

Have a nice flight

Many young travellers dread the thought of a long and boring flight.

British Airways has launched a programme to collect the views of young people to help improve its services.

Open to those aged eight to 14, the British Airways Kids' Council will allow young people of different nationalities to come up with proposals to make flights more enjoyable.

23 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

British airways flights normal as strike averted

31 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

take action

The column for anyone fed up with bureaucracy, frustrated with delays or furious with poor service. Tell us your complaint and we'll try to fix it ...

Reader Peter Northam lost his luggage on a British Airways flight from Sweden to Hong Kong. When it was retrieved and returned to him, it was damaged and a digital camera was missing.

1 May 2006 - 12:00am