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A new air traffic control tower at Hong Kong International Airport

The other week I wrote about Hong Kong International Airport having two air traffic control towers, but that wasn’t isn’t quite true – they’ve currently got a third one in operation, and a fourth under construction! What what is going […]

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Why does Hong Kong International Airport have two air traffic control towers?

Every major airport in the world has an air traffic control tower to handle the safe arrival and departure of aircraft, but Hong Kong International Airport is a little different – it has two of them. But why? The towers […]

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A 2024 update for Hong Kong transport

It has been five years since my last visit to Hong Kong, and in that time there has been a number of changes to local transport. Trains The Sha Tin to Central Link project is finally complete, with new Hyundai […]

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Driverless baggage tractors at Hong Kong International Airport

December 2019 saw a new kind of vehicle enter service at Hong Kong International Airport – an “Autonomous Electric Tractor”. Airport Authority Hong Kong photo The tractor was developed by Beijing-based autonomous driving technology startup Uisee Technology, and is used […]

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Television commercials for the MTR Airport Express

The Airport Express line commenced operations in July 1998, linking the brand new Hong Kong International Airport airport at Chek Lap Kok to Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. The MTR advertising campaigns emphasised how easy it was to access the […]

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