Tag: Hong Kong

Menzies acquires 50% stake in Jardine Aviation Services Group to 'strengthen' presence in Asia

Menzies acquires 50% stake in Jardine Aviation Services Group to ‘strengthen’ presence in Asia

Menzies Aviation today announced the acquisition of a 50 per cent stake in Jardine Aviation Services Group in a move marked as having "tremendous potential" for JASG.  The strategic acquisition highlights Menzies’ long-term investment in the region where it will support the rebound in Hong Kong...

WFS celebrates new baggage handling and CIP Terminal contracts in Hong Kong and Singapore

WFS celebrates new baggage handling and CIP Terminal contracts in Hong Kong and Singapore

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is celebrating two significant new contract wins in Asia for baggage handling services at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and the renewal of its CIP Terminal Services contract in Singapore. In Hong Kong, WFS will commence its new baggage handling responsibilit...

Hactl handles 104 freighters in a single day

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler – has broken its all-time record for the number of freighters handled in a 24-hour period. On 3 November, Hactl handled no less than 104 freighter aircraft – beating its previous record of 102, ...

Hactl adds Southern Air Inc. to ramp handling business

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s major independent cargo handler – has been awarded the contract to provide ramp handling for Kentucky (USA)-based freighter operator Southern Air Inc. Southern Air - a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings - ope...

HK airport obtains extension of protest injunction from High Court

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has obtained a High Court order for the continuation of the interim injunction order granted on 13 August - which "restrains persons from unlawfully and wilfully obstructing or interfering with proper use of Hong Kong International Airport". The injunction was so...

Hong Kong Airport commits to fourfold increase in electric cars by 2030

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has announced it will be quadrupling the number of electric vehicles in use at Hong Kong Airport by 2030, as part of a Climate Group global initiative. The Hong Kong government body, which is responsible for operations at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), c...

Cathay Pacific: Data company comments on recent breach

A recent data breach at Cathay Pacific has affected up to 9.4 million of the Hong Kong airline's passengers, with personal data information such as email addresses and old credit card details being disclosed. Soon after the breach, SecureData CTO and co-founder, Etienne Greeff commented on how Ca...

Hong Kong airport introduces baggage handling fee for airlines

Hong Kong International Airport will introduce a new baggage handling fee levied on the airlines at its airport. The fee introduced by the airport will charge airlines for placing luggage on the airport's carousels. The charge is believed to be around 1.32 HKD per checked bag. Ground handling ...

CAPA report: capital expenditure on new airports rises to over $800bn

A report by CAPA at Airport Show 2018 in Dubai stated that capital expenditure on new airport projects has risen to over $800bn, although construction on existing airports has not significantly improved. The report, CAPA Global Airport Construction Review 2Q2018, notes that 'since the last report...

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