Tuen Mun faces congestion nightmare

Traffic in Tuen Mun will get very crowded after the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge opens in 2016 because the construction of two link roads meant to siphon off vehicles will be delayed, lawmakers were told yesterday.

Thursday, 24 November, 2011, 12:00am

Tuen Mun residents face long wait for bridge link

Tuen Mun residents will not get quick access to the bridge to Zhuhai and Macau until a year after it is scheduled to open in 2016.

The delay was due to the legal controversy over the bridge's environmental permit that had also put 70 other infrastructure projects on hold, Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng said yesterday.

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Road to new runway opens up

A major obstacle to the proposed new third runway at Chek Lap Kok could be removed with the opening up of airspace over the Pearl River Delta.

The Civil Aviation Department said officials from Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Macau had finally reached a consensus on relaxing airspace boundaries after three years of talks.

19 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Wet welcome

Retailers have had to make do with buckets because of a leaky roof at the airport's Terminal 2. Do you agree with some passengers that the leaks hurt the image of Hong Kong and Chek Lap Kok? Write to us.

30 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Airports' rail link may halve journey time

A proposed rail link between Shenzhen and Hong Kong airports is expected to ultimately mean a journey time between the two airports of 20 minutes.

18 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

A Night with the Cure

The British post-punk band led by Robert Smith (second from left) debut in Hong Kong. Tomorrow, 8pm, AsiaWorld-Arena, Chek Lap Kok, HK$380-HK$780 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2989 9239

29 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Company profile - Shun Tak Holdings

Shun Tak Holdings' principal activity is the operation of four core businesses: transport, property, hospitality and investments. In transport, the group owns TurboJet, which provides the public with services between Hong Kong and Macau, Shenzhen and Guangzhou.

11 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Oasis of calm

An Oasis Hong Kong executive photographs two check-in staffers yesterday at Chek Lap Kok's new Terminal 2.

Budget airline Oasis Hong Kong would be among the first carriers operating at the new passenger terminal, or T2, next month, the Airport Authority said.

23 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

New Skypier will improve delta connections

FASTER AND MORE efficient connections with the Pearl River Delta are a priority for Hong Kong International Airport.

The Airport Authority has just announced it is investing HK$1billion to develop Skypier ferry terminal, which has connections to five Pearl River Delta ports: Shenzhen Shekou, Shenzhen Fuyong, Macau, Zhongshan and Humen in Dongguan.

23 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Golf not your bag? Play at being a star

Airport ready to make travellers' dreams come true at $2b SkyCity entertainment hub

Would-be movie stars will soon be able to make their dreams come true in a small way - not at a film studio, but at the airport. For the camera-shy, there'll be a golf course and a mall.

The Asia Hollywood attraction is intended to help promote Hong Kong's film industry.

29 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Lantau has latest in fly-drive holidays

Nine Eagles Golf Course is part of the $2b SkyCity entertainment hub at Chek Lap Kok

Developing a $100 million nine-hole golf course at Chek Lap Kok Airport has turned out to be a cost-saving measure for the Airport Authority.

Located to the east of the passenger terminal, Skycity Nine Eagles Golf Course is scheduled to open towards the end of the year.

29 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Key points from the summit

Set up notification system on food-safety measures with designated officers on both sides responsible for day-to-day communications

Relax rule on provision of drivers for cross-border commercial vehicles and extend contract of cross-border transport joint venture from three to six years

29 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Cross-border accord eases flow of freight trucks

Cross-border freight operators will enjoy greater flexibility and have to endure less red tape under an agreement reached between Hong Kong and the Guangdong authorities yesterday.

Guangdong has agreed to relax the existing requirement of 'one-truck-one-driver', which prevents trucks from being used for two shifts a day, with effect from yesterday.

29 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Island basks in future role

Despite industry doubts about Disneyland's future impact on Lantau property prices, Hong Kong's biggest island is poised for great things when it takes on the role of economic driver and tourist magnet.

17 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Airport's ferry pier to be built in 2007

A permanent cross-boundary pier will be built at Chek Lap Kok airport in 2007 to facilitate direct access to the world for travellers from the Pearl River Delta.

The pier had been due to open at the end of next year but this was postponed to allow for the extension of services to more passengers.

4 Nov 2004 - 12:00am