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Old February 15th, 2009, 12:42 PM   #2841
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Hong Kong airport cargo drops 29 pct
15 February 2009
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Air cargo through Hong Kong's airport dropped 28.9 percent year-on-year in January, figures showed Sunday, the latest sign of how the global economic slowdown is hitting Chinese exporters.

Cargo tonnage dropped to 210,000 tonnes, the airport authority said in a statement.

Hong Kong is one of the major hubs for exporting items made in southern China's factory belt. Imports from Japan, Europe and Southeast Asia also suffered, the statement said.

Passenger traffic actually increased year-on-year in January by 0.2 percent to 4.0 million passengers, although the increase could have been due to the early Chinese New Year this year, a popular time for travel.

The number of visitors from North America and Europe saw a double-digit decline from the previous year.

The overall number of flights in and out of Hong Kong fell 2.0 percent to 24,245.

"The aviation industry is a reflection of the general economic situation and the declines we are experiencing... are largely consistent with what is happening with the global economy," Stanley Hui, chief executive officer of the Airport Authority, said.

"As companies continue to keep a tight rein on their business activities and consumers on their spending, drops in air traffic figures covering passenger, cargo and aircraft movements will likely continue."
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Old February 17th, 2009, 05:46 PM   #2842
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A rush to fill the Italian gap
16 February 2009
International Freighting Weekly

Cargoitalia ceased flying last autumn after less than two years, while Alitalia failed to find a buyer for its freighter operations in time for the airline's relaunch under new ownership last month, leading to the grounding of its five MD-11Fs.

The failure of home-grown cargo carriers may have presented challenges to Italian shippers and forwarders, but it has been a rare piece of good news for rival carriers, anxious to find new, stronger markets following recent declines in volumes worldwide.

Alitalia's cargo volumes had been sliding for some time. Traffic dropped around 35% last April, when the carrier moved some passenger flights from Malpensa airport to neighbouring Fiumicino. By December, with its future still uncertain, Alitalia's volumes were down around 75% year-on-year.

The lost business went to rival airlines operating in the Milan market, although a lot also was trucked to other European stations. Germany's Lufthansa Cargo claims to have become the biggest air freight carrier in the Italian market during this time.

Since the grounding of Alitalia's freighters, Cargolux, Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa have all announced new freighter services into Milan. Cathay is doubling its Hong Kong-Malpensa frequencies to six a week.

Lufthansa Cargo is to begin scheduled long-haul operations from Italy this month, taking advantage of the new open skies agreement that allows EU airlines to fly from any member state to any point in the US. It will fly twice-weekly MD-11Fs between Milan, New York and Chicago.

Cargolux has already started weekly B747-400 freighter services on the same rotation, also taking advantage of the liberalised air services rules.

"That is really because of the vacuum left by Alitalia, " says its senior VP for sales and marketing, Robert van de Weg.

But Cargolux's plans for the Italian market go further, and include setting up a separate airline and hub in Italy. It has already applied for an air operating licence (AOC), a business licence and certification for Cargolux Italia with Enac, the Italian civil aviation authority.

Van de Weg says Cargolux had been looking for around two years at increasing its presence in the Italian market. "We looked at buying Cargoitalia in summer 2008, but someone else snapped it up, " he says.

"We look at this as an alternative. But the fact that the local carrier was in trouble gave us some additional motivation." In many cases it is possible to truck cargo from Italy to be flown from northern European hubs, such as Cargolux's in Luxembourg.

"But for certain traffic flows, a northern European hub is just not good enough, " says van de Weg.

"Italy is the obvious location, because it is the second largest market in Europe after Germany. We think we can offer more to customers and be more competitive." But why does it need an Italian AOC, now that the EU is able to negotiate traffic rights on behalf of member states as a bloc?

Van de Weg says that, although the EU mandate is effective for air services to the US, many other countries still deal with EU countries on individual basis, with traffic rights granted on a bilateral basis.

Cargolux already operates "feeder" flights – B747 services originating in Luxembourg, but flying via Milan to markets including Hong Kong and Japan. "What we are doing is building on these, " he says. "But these feeder flights are an expensive solution. We may still do feeder flights, but this [Cargolux Italia] is another tool we can use.

"It is a big step, but for us it is just another step in building on our Italian presence. It is not going to be a massive thing – it is just making the whole thing more efficient." The plan, initially, is for Cargolux to dry-lease one of its 16 B747-400 freighters to Cargolux Italia.

"That is it for now – we will go from there, " says van de Weg.

He is unable to say where Cargolux Italia will fly, in part so as not to reveal too much to competitors. "We still have to decide and that is subject to the route rights that we get, " he adds.

The aim is to launch flights in April, once the airline has received its AOC and the necessary traffic rights.

"We think that is realistic, " says van de Weg. "If it is one or two months later, that is not life-threatening." Nevertheless, he acknowledges that it would be good to get the Italian subsidiary up and running before Alitalia's freighters re-enter the market under new ownership. This is expected to take place by the summer, assuming the attempts by the new owner of Cargoitalia – Alis Aerolinee Italiane – to buy Alitalia's freighter operations are successful.
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Old February 17th, 2009, 05:47 PM   #2843
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Old February 18th, 2009, 05:40 PM   #2844
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台灣機票連民宿優惠價1299港元
18 February 2009
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台灣觀光協會香港辦事處主任王春寶表示,希望透過今次的優惠,將休閒農場推廣成香港遊客短線旅遊的首選之一。報名人士另添加一元,更可獲台北捷運日票、免費浸溫泉券及港幣一百八十元的農莊美食兌換券。據台灣觀光局統計,去年港澳遊客增長達兩成六,預計今年更達六十五萬人,為台灣帶來近五百億元港幣收益。
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Night flights may pass closer to Disco Bay to cut Ma Wan noise
17 February 2009
South China Morning Post

Civil aviation officials will look into reducing aircraft noise at Ma Wan by "fine-tuning" a night flight path that may take more flights closer to Discovery Bay and Disneyland.

But the potential impact of noise brought by rerouting flights closer to Discovery Bay and other areas and the safety implications were also sources of concern, the Civil Aviation Department said in a paper submitted to the legislature yesterday.

A consultant would be hired to look into the proposal, it said. Study results are expected at the year's end.

"The consultant will study the aircraft noise impact of introducing an earlier turn in Ma Wan and adjacent populated areas such as Discovery Bay and Peng Chau," a department spokesman said. "Due to the terrain of northeastern Lantau, introducing earlier south turns may bring about safety concerns too."

Residents on Park Island in Ma Wan have complained about excessive aircraft noise, particularly between 11pm and 7am.

In the existing night flight path, planes taking off from Chek Lap Kok towards the northeast have to turn south towards West Lamma Channel when they reach Lantau's northeastern corner, if safety conditions allow.

The south turn had been introduced to avoid aircraft flying directly over Ma Wan and Kowloon to minimise noise. Other mitigation measures included banning noisy planes and requiring aircraft to climb higher right after takeoff.

But Ma Wan residents said the arrangements were too little to address their plight. They have demanded an earlier south turn, when the aircraft near Sunny Bay.

Park Island's monitoring station in 2007 recorded nearly 8,000 cases of noise exceeding the legal limit of 70 decibels - the highest among 16 stations manned by the department across the city.

The department said it had no plan to change the 1,200-metre flight limit over Disneyland, which Ma Wan residents had said might make the rerouting possible.

Albert Chan Wai-yip, a legislator from the League of Social Democrats who represents the New Territories West constituency and has been helping Ma Wan residents with the noise issue, cautiously welcomed the study. "The department should take the study seriously and avoid manipulating the outcome to justify doing nothing."
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China Southern Air Cuts Fuel Surcharge On HK Route By 43%
19 February 2009

BEIJING (Dow Jones)--China Southern Airlines Co. (ZNH), the country's largest by fleet size, said it is cutting its fuel surcharge on flights from mainland China to Hong Kong to CNY54 from CNY95.

The change takes effect Friday, the airline said in a statement to ticketing agencies dated Thursday.

The fuel-surcharge cut on the Hong Kong route is the same as that made earlier this month by Air China Ltd. (0753.HK) and China Eastern Airlines Corp. (CEA), according to a report by the official Xinhua News Agency last week.
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Cash `no problem' as Lau opts for two private jets
Hong Kong Standard
Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Chinese Estates (0127) chairman Joseph Lau Luen-hung has canceled his order for a private Boeing jet and instead plumped for a pair of Gulfstream G650 planes because of their higher capacity, market sources told East Week, sister publication of The Standard.

Reports that Lau rescinded the Boeing order, which has been delayed for three years, because his wealth has declined amid the financial tsunami are groundless and he is "absolutely not unable to afford" the plane, sources close to the private aircraft market said.

They said Lau ordered the Boeing 787 Dreamliner for more than HK$1.2 billion in May 2007 and it was expected to be delivered in 2014.

But Boeing recently put back the delivery date to 2017 and Lau decided to cancel the deal. He will get his deposit back because Boeing cannot deliver the plane on time.

Given the size of his family, Lau instead ordered two Gulfstream G650s for about HK$1.1 billion in the first half of last year because the two planes were more convenient, the sources said. The two jets are expected to be delivered between 2016 and 2017.

Many Hong Kong tycoons own Gulfstream jets, including Henderson Land Development (0012) chairman Lee Shau-kee, New World Development (0017) chairman Cheng Yu-tung, Lai Sun Development (0488) chairman Peter Lam Kin-ngok and fung shui master Tony Chan Chun- chuen.

Gulfstream G650s have a top speed of about 1,100 kilometers an hour, can carry up to 18 passengers and travel up to 7,000 nautical miles per fill up, according to Gulfstream.

Apart from enjoying flights, Lau sees private planes as an investment. He made a profit of about HK$300 million on the sales of a Bombardier Express XRS and a Boeing BBJ jet that he bought in 2005, sources said.

Lau is the fifth-richest person in Hong Kong with net wealth of US$4 billion, according to Forbes magazine.
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Call for travel surcharge review
24 February 2009
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The government should review the collection of air passenger departure taxes and fuel surcharges, which are the responsibility of airlines but are collected by travel agents on their behalf, a travel industry group says.

The collection mechanism is a long-standing issue for travel agents because the government only compensates airlines, not agents, for costs incurred in the collection of fees.

At a meeting of a Legislative Council panel on economic development, the chief executive of the Concern Group of Travel Industry in Hong Kong, Tim Lee, also said the government should halt fuel surcharges from April 1.

Travel agents are seeking to recover administration costs from the government relating to their collection of various fees for airlines over the past six years. Costs were estimated at 7 per cent of the fees collected, Mr Lee said.

But Stephen Kwok Kwai-yuen, assistant director general of civil aviation responsible for air services, said that because airlines were responsible for the various fees, they should be reimbursed for costs. The government pays airlines 2.322 per cent of the total fees collected.

Ronnie Ho Pak-ting, chairman of the Travel Industry Council, noted that fees were often paid in foreign currencies, which could mean losses for the agents.

James Tong, an executive committee member of the Board of Airline Representatives in Hong Kong, said the government "should review the present level of administrative fee".
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Crew quizzed as 6.4kg gold stash found on Vietnam Airlines flight
15 February 2009
South China Morning Post

Vietnamese authorities discovered almost 6.4kg of gold bars stashed in the cockpit of a Vietnam Airlines flight from Hong Kong to Hanoi last week - and no one would admit owning them.

Police found the gold in the co-pilot's seat on flight VN791 which arrived at 3pm from Hong Kong on February 11.

The crew - a Polish captain, two Vietnamese co-pilots and seven flight attendants - denied any knowledge of the HK$1.6 million haul when questioned by police.

Polish captain Gerard Kolanowski, co-pilot Trinh Quoc Chien and apprentice Nguyen Thanh Trung were suspended pending investigation, the Thanh Nien Daily reported.

An official from Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport said authorities were probably tipped off about the gold because investigators boarded immediately after the plane landed.

Under Vietnam's airline regulations, passengers entering the country cannot carry jewellery worth more than 5 million Vietnamese dong (HK$2,300), and passengers must obtain a gold import licence if they have gold exceeding this amount.

The airline allows pilots and flight attendant to carry goods, including gold, into Vietnam only once a month and limits the value of such goods to 5 million dong.

Vietnam Airlines released a statement on Thursday saying it would take appropriate action against any staff found to be involved in the shipment, Thanh Nien Daily reported.

Koo Tong-fat, director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Co, said 6.4kg of gold was worth about HK$1.6 million.

"A small jewellery firm may transport its gold by staff taking flights to other countries, but a big firm must transport its goods by cargo flight," Mr Koo said.

Hong Kong Customs said passengers departing Chek Lap Kok airport were not required to declare gold they possess.

Gold smuggling into Vietnam has increased as the price has surged in the past six months.

The Vietnamese government temporarily suspended all gold imports in June last year to support the depreciating dong.

Vietnamese investors have rushed to buy gold as a hedge against inflation.
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日航港空姐需每月放5日無薪假,連卡佛高盛相繼傳出裁員
25 February 2009
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日本航空公司(JAL)上周五(20日)發出內部通告,要求逾200名本港空姐3月起每月放五日無薪假,為期半年,其他部門員工則不受影響。日航發言人指,有關決定是基於營運情況出現轉變,公司今年9月會檢討是否需要進一步推出開源節流措施。

連鎖時裝名店連卡佛與投資銀行高盛亦傳出快將有大規模裁員行動,據悉連卡佛最快今日裁減200人,並取消部分有薪假期。兩公司都對裁員消息不予置評。
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港深機場鐵路接駁意義大
27 February 2009
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深圳政協委員、香港機場避理局行政總裁許漢忠在出席政協深圳市四屆五次會議時稱,由深港政府主導的港深機場鐵路接駁項目,其意義不亞于港珠澳大橋。

港深機場鐵路接駁項目是由香港智經研究中心與07年8月在《建構港深都會》的研究報告中提出的。其思路是通過軌道交通連接深圳機場和香港機場,結合香港國際機場柄際航空網絡和深圳機場在內地航空網絡的力量,優勢互補、互惠互利。

該鐵路建成后,在深圳機場與北上東莞、廣州的城際接駁,在香港內部可能會與西鐵連接。該鐵路將經停深圳前海區,在前海區將興建較大規模的相應城市候機樓和有關出入境設施,并在此由多條地鐵線路連接深圳市區。

許漢忠表示,便捷的跨境軌道交通,無疑為深港兩地的經濟和社會發展提供一個重要的平臺。許漢忠透露,香港機管局現正積極配合政府,就“機場─軌道─機場”的運營模式、實際運作流程的可行性,以及軌道建成后對機場客流量帶來的影響等,做進一步的調研。
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Rolls-Royce, HK Airlines announce 1.2 bln dollar deal
27 February 2009
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Britain's Rolls-Royce on Friday signed a 1.2-billion-dollar (950-million-euro) deal to supply engines to Hong Kong Airlines' new fleet of Airbus A330 jets, the companies said.

The deal, which also includes a service contract, formed the bulk of 1.9 billion dollars' worth of agreements signed by British and Chinese firms on the final leg of a Chinese trade delegation tour of Europe.

British Business Secretary Peter Mandelson said: "In this challenging global climate, China represents a great opportunity for UK business.

"By 2010 its market could account for over two trillion dollars of global imports and exports."

Representatives from more than 200 Chinese companies signed a number of high-profile deals on their sweep through Europe, including more than 10 billion dollars of tie-ups with German firms.

The trip has been hailed by Beijing as proof of its non-protectionist stance.
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Singapore Airlines' departure a sign of turmoil in Asia
Cut of Vancouver route comes as surprise to those in industry

23 February 2009
Vancouver Sun

Aficionados are reeling from news that Singapore Airlines is axing its 20-year-old service to Vancouver.

"We just got an e-mail that they are cancelling their flight. We never guessed it could happen," said Ravinder Gaba, a Vancouver-based travel agent who specializes in South Asia.

"I have talked to other agents and no one saw it coming. They have been here for so long. And it is a surprise, because it is a big name."

By that, Gaba means that the airline has long described itself as the world's heftiest by market cap; analysts have oft-lauded it as the best run and most profitable; and industry reviewers have consistently voted it No. 1 in many surveys.

But, of course, the mighty are stumbling all around the world and this example, in particular, gives B.C. consumers a front-seat view of the turmoil in Asia's hardest-hit economies.

While China, India and Japan have hogged most recession-in-Asia headlines, this is a rare line into Singapore and Korea.

Even before the global credit crisis, Singapore was running out of steam, according to economist Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, who is based there. "Its so-called non-oil domestic exports plunged in early 2008, largely due to its badly managed currency policy. The Singapore dollar stayed too high for too long, sapping the competitiveness of its electronic exports, and when overseas demand collapsed, the entire sector that was weak to begin with got wiped out.

"On top of it all, Temasek, the state-owned investment fund, has lost about $50 billion US in the last three years," said Hedrick-Wong in an e-mail.

Until recently, it was "run by the prime minister's wife, who is now being replaced by [Chip Goodyear] the former CEO of Australian mining company BHP. So, no stone is [being] left unturned to improve profitability of all the state owned businesses, Singapore Airlines included."

The Vancouver cut is "very sad news for me personally, as I am a frequent user of that connection," said Hedrick-Wong. He will switch over to Cathay Pacific Airways and travel via its home base in Hong Kong. Others plan to do the same when making travel plans to India, said Gaba.

There are definitely a number of other options via airlines that go through Taipei and even Frankfurt, "but Singapore used to be our gateway to Southeast Asia and South Asia," the same way Hong Kong serves mainland China, said Gaba. "It won't be the case anymore."

The Singapore-Vancouver flight picked up as much as 40 per cent of its passengers each way on a stopover in Seoul, Korea, according to Andrew Budiman, Vancouver-based vice-president Canada at Singapore Airlines.

Unfortunately, this is another Asian market that has been particularly hard hit, according to The Economist. It recently specifically singled out both Singapore and Korea in a roundup of the region's worst woes, saying that "in the fourth quarter of 2008, real GDP fell by an annualized rate of 21 per cent in South Korea and 17 per cent in Singapore."

It pointed out that: "South Korea is an exception to the rule of Asian prudence. Its households' debt amounts to 150 per cent of disposable income, even higher than in America. The banking system, which borrowed heavily abroad to finance a surge in domestic lending, has also been badly hit by the global credit crunch, making it harder for firms to finance investment."

Now, following the Vancouver announcement, Singapore Airlines said last week that it plans to cut capacity even further by 11 per cent from the preceding 12 months. So far, it hasn't said exactly which other destinations will go or be reduced.

There is a global slowdown, but the outlook definitely seems more dire for Asia-Pacific airlines. So far, at least, international passenger numbers have dropped more steeply for Asia-Pacific carriers than their counterparts.

For December 2008, Asia-Pacific airlines recorded a 9.7-per-cent decline in traffic compared to just 2.7 per cent for European and 4.3 per cent for North American airlines. Asia Pacific carriers account for 45 per cent of the world's cargo traffic and again, they led declines here, though more modestly. Singapore Airlines said its own cargo numbers have dropped over 20 per cent.

At Cathay Pacific Airways, which expects to pick up some incremental traffic from Singapore Airlines' leaving Vancouver, spokeswoman Jennifer Pearson said: "You never like to see it happen. The market conditions are difficult. There is no question of this [because of] the worldwide economy we are facing at the minute.

"We have seen a softening in our business in first class travel, but the economy class is holding up quite well. We have less flights than last year. We had three flights a day; we now have two. We are very competitive right now.

"That is the name of the game."
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More shops close in Terminal Two amid drop in visitors
3 March 2009
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More shops at Chek Lap Kok airport's Terminal Two have closed, increasing the number of vacant lots at the shopping mall to more than 10 per cent of the total.

Eleven out of 100 shops on levels five and six of the terminal's SkyPlaza were closed after a period of less-than-average visitor flow. But in the passenger-packed Terminal One, all shops have been leased out.

A sales assistant at a boutique in Terminal Two said business was miserable and that they only had one or two transactions a day. "Every shop in this terminal is like that. No one seems to know that this terminal exists," she said, adding that business at other branches in the city was much better than at the terminal.

The mall was virtually empty after 6pm. "There are too few check-in counters here, and most passengers walk back to Terminal One after checking in," she said.

But there were more visitors on weekends, as local tours came through or Tung Chung residents visited for lunch. "Restaurants here are slightly cheaper than those in Tung Chung. But eaters rarely stay around to shop," she said, adding that she hoped the Airport Authority would do more to promote the terminal.

An assistant at another boutique said most shoppers did not know where Terminal Two was, and that they preferred shopping after passing through immigration checkpoints.

"Most passengers are in a hurry. They only relax and shop once they have entered the restricted area," she said.

A local couple said it was the third time they had visited Terminal Two. "This side of the airport is less crowded, so we like to hang around here. Sometimes we dine at the restaurants, but we never buy things," the husband said.

A visitor from Shanghai said that although he used Hong Kong airport quite frequently, it was his first visit to Terminal Two.

"I never knew there was another terminal. It seems like just another shopping centre," he said.

An Airport Authority spokeswoman said relief programmes had been offered to all shops at Terminal Two, and that five marketing campaigns had been launched since the end of last year to stimulate visitor flow. She said new campaigns were scheduled to begin in the middle of the month.

Terminal Two opened in February 2007. It handles check-in services for about a dozen airlines and 10 per cent of all departing passengers, according to the Airport Authority. After checking in, passengers need to take an automated walkway to Terminal One as all gates are located there.
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HK'S HACTL BECOMES WORLD'S FIRST TO OBTAIN ISAGO REGISTRATION

HONG KONG, March 5 Asia Pulse - Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) Wednesday announced that it has become the world's first air cargo terminal operator obtaining Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) registration from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Upon the successful completion of the corporate and station audits, which were held in May and in October respectively last year, Hactl demonstrated operational and service integrity in conformity with ISAGO standards.

Commenting on Hactl's effort, Director Program Implementation and Auditing of IATA Mike O'Brien said the company has taken a pioneering role in embracing ISAGO, which helps in promoting and ensuring high-levels of security and safety throughout the whole air cargo handling process.

"We believe that ISAGO is the solution for ground handlers to reduce accidents and injuries, contributing to cost saving and further efficiency among the industry players," said O'Brien.

Hactl's Director of Service Delivery Kenneth Bell said that safety excellence and quality standards are key priorities of Hactl.
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亞航擬拓香港布吉綫
7 March 2009
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有廉價航空在金融海嘯下逆市擴張,以馬來西亞為據點的亞洲航空,積極開拓東南亞和中國市場,去年客量達一千八百萬人次,較前年上升兩成,航機食物和紀念品等非票務收入更勁升七成。亞航更研究新增香港往返布吉的新航綫,但由於香港停泊成本較高,所以亦有考慮澳門和廣州兩個航點。

亞航高級副總裁陳凱霖對布吉綫相當樂觀,正研究在布吉開設航空樞紐,構思開設香港往返布吉航綫,每日對開一班。但由於香港停泊成本較高,又要爭取到有利航班升降時間,唯有兩手準備,同時考慮由澳門或廣州開往布吉,地點三選一。

她說開辦初期有震撼優惠價,甚至免費機票。正價機票是市面最高票價的兩至三成,以一般香港來回布吉機票約三千元計算,即亞航只需約五百至九百元。

另外,亞航又計畫今年三、四月加開吉隆坡往返香港班次,由每日兩班增至三班。亞航近年積極開拓東南亞和中國城市,稍後開設天津往返吉隆坡。去年整體客量為一千八百萬人次,較前年增加三百萬人次。記者 吳雋妍
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