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Shanghai Pudong Airport plans to lift capacity 80pc

Shanghai Pudong Airport says it plans a big expansion of Terminal One, lifting the terminal's capacity for passengers 80 per cent to meet rising demand at the mainland's busiest international airport as part of a more than 1.2 billion yuan (HK$1.47 billion) upgrade.

Wednesday, 18 January, 2012, 12:00am

High-speed rail travel halted by rain

High-speed-rail passengers were hit with extensive delays in Shanghai yesterday after a train was stranded on the line at Hongqiao station - apparently due to rain.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Shanghai airport to double capacity

Shanghai Pudong International Airport received approval to build a fourth and fifth runway in an expansion that will see the number of aircraft movements double by 2020.

The addition of two runways will enable the airport to handle 650,000 landings and take-offs a year in 2020, compared with 332,100 aircraft movements last year.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Airlines hope to link with railways in bid to compete

Trains and planes - will the twain ever meet?

While the aviation industry looks to integrate airports with the ever-growing high-speed rail network to help boost its competitiveness, various factors from administration to planning mean the idea is a long way from taking flight.

30 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Fast trains, integrated hubs point to future of transport in HK, mainland

I took a train journey from Shanghai to Hangzhou last month and got a tantalising glimpse of what the future holds for the evolution of transport and urbanisation in the mainland and, ultimately, Hong Kong.

Three days after the Shanghai-Hangzhou high-speed train service started service on October 26, I took the train from Shanghai to Hangzhou and back again.

15 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Investors to sue Shanghai airport over expansion

Some investors in Shanghai International Airport have threatened to sue the company, accusing its parent of breaking a non-competition agreement, but analysts say they are unlikely to be compensated.

7 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Tale of two regional airlines

As far as mainland regional carriers go, Xiamen Airlines and Shanghai Airlines share many similarities. Both are based in eastern coastal cities, have similar fleet sizes - Xiamen with 45 planes and Shanghai with 50 - and both boast 140 international and domestic routes.

24 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Increase in passenger numbers helps China Eastern narrow loss

China Eastern Airlines, the mainland's third-largest carrier, narrowed its first-quarter loss by 43 per cent because of a decline in finance cost and an increase in passenger volume.

The company said it would remain in a net loss in the first half due to the high debt level and severe competition.

28 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Shanghai airport expansion cleared

15.3b yuan project boosts city's plan to become air hub

The central government has formally approved a 15.3 billion yuan expansion of Shanghai's domestic airport, including a second runway and new terminal, as the city moves forward with plans to build a major air hub.

27 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Shanghai's new runway to be ready in March

The second runway at Shanghai's international airport will start operating in March, with a third to follow before the end of 2007 as part of the city's ambitious plans to create a global air hub.

4 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Shanghai plans $9.4b expansion for airport

Shanghai will spend at least 10 billion yuan (HK$9.4 billion) over five years to add a second runway and a terminal at Pudong International Airport, a spokeswoman for the Shanghai Airport Authority said.

Pudong became the city's sole international airport in October. Hongqiao airport handles domestic flights.

4 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Airport shopping to grow slowly

Mainland airports are expected to see steady but unexciting growth in non-aeronautical revenues this year as international traffic growth will probably continue to lag behind that of domestic traffic, analysts say.

26 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Impressive airport caught short on facilities

Shanghai has long complained its HK$12.25 billion Pudong airport does not get enough use. Now, city officials are unhappy with some of the people who are making use of it.

Police have launched a crackdown on drivers who answer a call of nature in the parking lot or by the side of the road at the entrance to the airport, according to the Shanghai-based Liberation Daily.

9 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Shanghai shifting all international flights to new airport at Pudong

Shanghai has decided to shift all international flights, including Hong Kong arrivals, from the older Hongqiao airport to the modern airport in Pudong in an attempt to shore up the area's role as the city's core aviation hub, according to the airport operator.

8 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Shanghai site ready for work

A 9,593 square metre commercial/residential site in the Changning district of Shanghai is being offered for sale to meet growing developer interest.

The site, at 369 Xian Xia Road, had approval for the development of a 72,100 sq metre commercial and residential complex, sales agent Colliers Jardine said.

12 Dec 2001 - 12:00am