Airport Authority Hong Kong: Marine Ecology Enhancement Fund and Fisheries Enhancement Fund granted more than HK$10 million to 11 projects

HONG KONG, CHINA, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The independent Marine Ecology Enhancement Fund (MEEF) and Fisheries Enhancement Fund (FEF) have granted more than HK$10 million to 11 projects for a 12-month period from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020. The 11 projects receiving funding in the latest round include six multi-year projects… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong kicks off annual Smart Airport Technovation Conference and Exhibition

HONG KONG, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today (28 November 2018) launched its annual Smart Airport Technovation Conference and Exhibition at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The opening ceremony was officiated by Jack So, Chairman of the AA, Nicholas Yang, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Fred Lam,… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong increases maternity leave for its female employees to 14 weeks

HONG KONG, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has announced yesterday the increase of maternity leave for its eligible female employees who are on permanent or fixed-term contracts to 14 weeks with full pay with immediate effect. Eligible female staff who are currently on maternity leave will also benefit from… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong acquires the rights and equity interest in AsiaWorld-Expo Management from IEC Investments Limited

HONG KONG, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today (24 September 2018) announced that it has acquired the rights and equity interest held by IEC Investments Limited, and the ownership of AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited (the Acquisitions), at a total price of HK$900 million. In 2003, in order to develop the… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong announces more than HK$9.8 million granted from the Marine Ecology Enhancement Fund and Fisheries Enhancement Fund to eight projects

HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) announced today (23 July 2018) that more than HK$9.8 million in total has been granted from the Marine Ecology Enhancement Fund (MEEF) and Fisheries Enhancement Fund (FEF) to eight projects for a 12-month period with effect from 1 July 2018 to 30… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong recognized HKIA’s business partners and tenants with awards for their exceptional efforts in waste management

HONG KONG, 2018-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The third Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) Environmental Management Recognition Scheme, held by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) to acknowledge strong environmental performance by HKIA’s business partners and tenants, came to a successful close today as a total of 102 business partners and tenants were presented with awards… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport publishes its first children’s book, Little Adventure at the Big Airport

HONG KONG, 2018-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Children are always curious about everything they see, and Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is definitely a place full of interesting sights and wonders for them. To stimulate children’s imagination and provide a tool for parent-child reading, Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has published its first children’s… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong hosts “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2017” at HKIA

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) celebrated the launch of “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2017” today. Hosted by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) for the third consecutive year, the four-month event treats passengers from around the world to an array of exhibitions and performances, showcasing… Read the full press release

President Xi Jinping briefed on Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) developments

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — President Xi Jinping was briefed on Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) developments and its expansion into a Three-runway System during a visit to the HKIA Tower this morning. President Xi was accompanied by Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Mr Jack… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong and National School of Civil Aviation of France to deliver joint programmes at the Hong Kong International Aviation Academy

HONG KONG, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the world-renowned National School of Civil Aviation of France (Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile or ENAC), setting out details of the cooperation in delivering joint programmes at the Hong Kong International Aviation Academy (HKIAA). The… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong welcomes new members of the Board and reappointments of six existing members

HONG KONG, 2017-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today ( 26 May 2017) welcomes the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s appointment of two new members of the Board, as well as the reappointments of six existing members. The two new members are Carlson Tong and Lin… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong begins construction of Hong Kong International Airport’s Three-runway System

HONG KONG, 2016-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today kicked off the construction of Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) Three-runway System (3RS). The eight-year construction of 3RS is expected to be completed in 2024, with the commissioning of the new runway in 2022. Jack So Chak-kwong, Chairman of the AA; Professor… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport successfully conducted its annual aircraft crash and rescue exercise

HONG KONG, 2015-12-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) successfully conducted its annual aircraft crash and rescue exercise this morning, proving its readiness and effectiveness in handling potential contingencies. This is the first time that the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has staged a large-scale air and sea rescue exercise with… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong announces the revised financial arrangements for developing three-runway system at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

HONG KONG, 2015-9-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today announced the revised financial arrangements for developing the three-runway system (3RS) at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), including the new proposed level of airport construction fee. The AA said 70% of departing passengers will pay a fee of HK$90 or below, a… Read the full press release

Jack So Chak-kwong became Chairman of the Board of Airport Authority Hong Kong

HONG KONG, 2015-6-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Mr Jack So Chak-kwong became Chairman of the Board of Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today. This morning, Mr So met with AA management to become acquainted with the scale and complexity of round-the-clock airport operations at the Integrated Airport Centre. He was briefed on the airport’s contingency… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong successfully concludes its “HKIA In Focus” Photo Competition

HONG KONG, 2015-5-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Families embracing farewell, iron birds spreading their wings, a crimson sunset over the terminal… all these scenes were captured as part of the first “HKIA In Focus” Photo Competition organised by the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA). The competition drew massive response, and 40 finalists were invited to… Read the full press release

The HKIA Environmental Management Recognition Scheme presented awards to airport tenants for their exceptional effort in environmental management

HONG KONG, 2015-3-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The HKIA Environmental Management Recognition Scheme, organised by the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) to recognize the environmental performance of airport tenants, came to a successful finale, with an award presentation ceremony held today. A total of 42 airport tenants were presented with different awards to commend… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong announces its unaudited interim financial results for the six months ended 30 September 2014

HONG KONG, 2014-11-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) today announced its unaudited interim financial results for the six months ended 30 September 2014. Revenue increased 9.3% over the same period last year to HK$8,018 million. In the first half of fiscal 2014/ 2015, Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) handled a… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong released its Sustainability Report 2013/2014, “Sustaining our Capacity – Addressing Emerging Constraints”

HONG KONG, 2014-11-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today released its Sustainability Report 2013/2014, “Sustaining our Capacity – Addressing Emerging Constraints”. The report explains how Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continues to support the sustainable development of Hong Kong despite faster-than-forecast air traffic growth putting pressure on the operating capacity… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong’s newly appointed CEO Fred Lam Tin-fuk assumes office today

HONG KONG, 2014-10-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) announced that Fred Lam Tin-fuk today assumed office as Chief Executive Officer. Mr Lam’s tenure began with an immersion into the round-the-clock operations of the Integrated Airport Centre to gain familiarity with its scale and complexity. He was also briefed on airport… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong announces the appointment of Florence Chung as Executive Director, Human Resources & Administration effective 6 October 2014

HONG KONG, 2014-9-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today announced that it has appointed Florence Chung as Executive Director, Human Resources & Administration, with effect from 6 October 2014. Ms Chung will be a key member of the senior management team. In her new role, Ms Chung will head the Human… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong announced public inspection period for the Environmental Impact Assessment Report for the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport to start June 20

HONG KONG, 2014-6-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today announced that the public inspection period for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report for the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) into a Three-Runway System (3RS) will start tomorrow and last for 30 days till 19 July. The public inspection period… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong shares Government’s belief for urgent capacity expansion at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

Hong Kong, 2014-1-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) welcomed today’s 2014 Policy Address by the Chief Executive, who highlighted the urgency to expand the handling capacity of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The AA said it shares the Government’s belief that there is an urgent need to add a new runway by 2023 in… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong announced development of new hotel at the airport island’s North Commercial District (NCD)

Hong Kong, 2013-12-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Board of Directors of Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today announced that AA would proceed immediately with the development of a new hotel at the airport island’s North Commercial District (NCD) as the area’s first phase of commercial development. The AA Board also said that the Board has unanimously agreed… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong gets Town Planning Board approval for the ‘Interim Golf Course (9-hole) with Ancillary Clubhouse Facilities’

HONG KONG, 2013-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — As an interim arrangement amid the undergoing study by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) on the future development of the North Commercial District, the AA earlier made an application for renewal of planning approval for the “Interim Golf Course (9-hole) with Ancillary Clubhouse Facilities” on a temporary basis. The Town… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong to host exhibition and public forum sessions on Environmental Impact Assessment for planned three-runway system project

HONG KONG, 2013-07-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today announced that it will host a four-day exhibition and two public forum sessions on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the planned three-runway system project at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), to be held from 1 to 4 August 2013 at the Hong Kong… Read the full press release

Investigation task force on Hong Kong International Airport Gate W71 air-bridge collapse identified metal fatigue of bolts as the root cause

HONG KONG, 2013-07-04 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Metal fatigue in the bolts holding together two rotunda flanges was the root cause of the rare air-bridge collapse at Gate W71 of Hong Kong International Airport’s Northwest Concourse on 7 April, the investigation task force announced today. The task force added that the fatigue developed as a result… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport posted record 2012/2013 financial figures

HONG KONG, 2013-06-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) today announced that Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continued to deliver record financial performances during the fiscal year ended 31 March 2013. Profit attributable to the equity shareholder rose 5.4% to HK$5,624 million during the year, while revenue increased 8.1% to HK$13,134 million. AAHK declared… Read the full press release