Entries tagged "Airports"

  • View All Analysis | March 31, 2021, 9:39 a.m.

    Browse our analysis section for news and articles on topics such as China's Belt and Road Initiative (OBOR), the world's evolving digital infrastructure competition, and the stakes for U.S. policy.

  • Manila's $2bn Airport Expansion Delayed | July 8, 2020, 8:17 a.m.

    Covid-19's impact on the aviation industry has caused delays for a $2 billion project to expand the airport in Manila, prompting the government to re-visit the terms of the public-private partnership agreement with the consortium behind the project, Nikkei reports.

  • Asian Airlines Flock to Cargo | April 22, 2020, 9:19 a.m.

    In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines throughout Asia are shifting from passenger to cargo flights and increasing exports from China, one of world's first economies to begin re-opening, to offset their losses, Nikkei reports.

  • Japanese Airlines Seek $18B | April 6, 2020, 10:18 a.m.

    The Scheduled Airlines Association of Japan has requested $18 billion in aid from the government due to decreased demand as a result of COVID-19, Nikkei reports.

  • Cambodia Sees $2B in BRI Investment | Jan. 29, 2020, 9:28 a.m.

    China is constructing three new airports in Cambodia as part of a $2 billion investment under the Belt and Road Initiative, Nikkei reports.

  • Chinese Construction Alarms Philippine Navy | Dec. 20, 2019, 9:15 a.m.

    Philippine Navy officials are trying to block Chinese involvement in the construction of a strategically located airport after a consortium led by the state-owned China Communications Construction Company was the sole bidder for the project, Nikkei reports.

  • Sri Lanka Opens India-Funded Airport | Nov. 6, 2019, 9:20 a.m.

    Sri Lanka's Jaffna International Airport, which opened in October, received about $1.7 million in funding from India's Government, signaling that Sri Lanka's current administration is looking to countries other than China for infrastructure development assistance, Nikkei reports.

  • China Fuels Cambodian Construction | July 11, 2019, 10:01 a.m.

  • BRI Boosts China-Cambodia Ties | July 1, 2019, 9:28 a.m.

  • Thailand To Build $7B HSR | Sept. 19, 2018, 10:08 a.m.

    In preparations to double airport capacity, Thailand plans to build a 220-km high-speed railway connecting three major airports by 2023.

  • India to Build 100 Airports by 2035 | April 13, 2018, 9:38 a.m.

    India plans to build up to 100 more airports to accommodate one billion passengers by 2035, and the government will count on private financing to cover most of the $60 billion cost.