Asia > Eastern Asia > Hong Kong > Transportation

Transportation in Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong Airlines is 'The Best Place to Work in Hong Kong' in 2016

    HONG KONG, 2016/05/15  Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, has once again won recognition for its achievements in talent management. Following the Employer of Choice Award 2015 presented by JobMarket magazine early this year, the Company won at 'The Best Place to Work in Hong Kong Awards' 2016 at the inaugural HR Summit & Expo HK yesterday. The Best Place to Work in Hong Kong Awards is organized by Diversified Communications Hong Kong, and supported by its strategic partner HRM Asia. The prestigious award honors outstanding enterprises' dedication to the well-being of their employees.
  • Comparison: Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines

    HONG KONG, 2013/09/09 Asia's aviation axis has shifted from Singapore Airlines (SIA) to Cathay Pacific as the region undergoes both cyclical and structural change. SIA is additional exposed than Cathay to the weak economies of Europe while Cathay can additional entirely serve North America, currently a strong market. Cathay's Hong Kong hub is far better suited to capturing Chinese increase than is Changi, and Hong Kong's additional northerly location than Singapore means diversions through the Middle East on Gulf carriers are less of a threat than at SIA. Cathay's decision to offer premium economy– which SIA is still hesitant to do – is bearing fruit. SIA however has made additional significant and bolder change than Cathay, embarking on new partnerships and launching long-haul LCC Scoot. These will take time to mature – Scoot particularly.
  • Battle for Hong Kong skies rages on

    HONG KONG, 2013/08/26 Jetstar Hong Kong faces stiff opposition from Cathay Pacific to its bid to launch flights by the end of the year, next the incumbent airline claimed the new entrant did not meet the Asian city's constitutional law. Hong Kong's national carrier as well warned that the local economy and aviation industry would be damaged by putting ''precious and limited air-traffic rights into the hands of a carrier controlled by a foreign airline''. Jetstar Hong Kong is a joint venture between Qantas, Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines and additional recently Shun Tak Holdings, the Hong Kong conglomerate founded by gambling and shipping billionaire Stanley Ho.
  • Hong Kong dockers’ strike highlights growing income divide

    HONG KONG, 2013/04/29 Asia’s richest man is under siege. At the foot of the gleaming Cheung Kong centre, home to Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg and the offices of billionaire Li Ka-shing, hundreds of striking dock workers have set up camp.  “Richest in Asia, meanest in the world,” read the hand-drawn placards around the makeshift village of blue tarpaulin and one-man tents. Above the data booth hangs a large image of Mr Li’s chief, complete with devil horns and vampire fangs.
  • Trips in cards for 4 million Chinese migrant workers

    HONG KONG, 2010/12/07 4 million migrant factory workers in southern China are to be made eligible for permits for cross-border shopping and sightseeing trips to Hong Kong, officials said Tuesday. Travel restrictions have been eased to allow migrant workers in the city of Shenzhen to visit neighboring Hong Kong from December 15, a Hong Kong government spokesman said.
  • Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific to add Chicago flights

    HONG KONG, 2010/12/07 Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said Monday it will start service to Chicago next fall and add additional flights to New York's JFK. Cathay Pacific will launch daily nonstop passenger service between Hong Kong and Chicago on Sept. 1. Chicago will be the airline's prime new American destination since 1998. The airline currently flies to Los Angeles, New York JFK and San Francisco in the United States with additional than 50 flights per week.