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Phnom Penh Port Shifts Focus to Cruise Boats

With a new Chinese-built container port on the Mekong River in Kandal province now operational, the existing port in Phnom Penh is undergoing renovations to shift its focus to the growing number of cruise ships docking in the capital, an official said yesterday. Eang Veng ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Taiwan-Cambodia flight delay affects hundreds

Cambodia’s Tonlesap Airlines said Saturday that one of its scheduled flights from Taiwan to the Cambodian city of Siem Reap that day would be further delayed due to an engine failure, further enraging 167 already angry passengers who had been waiting for hours for their ...

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2013/02/17/370444/Taiwan-Cambodia-flight.htm

Siem Reap International Airport records 340,000 passengers in January, South Korea stands first row

PHNOM PENH: the Siem reap international airport announced today that it gained 340,000 passengers for January and the South Korean passengers stand first class. “This is first time in its history, [sic] the statement said. It adds: barely a month after crossing the 2-millionth passenger milestone, ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/?p=5355

New Siem Reap airport’s progress slow but on track

A senior government official said a new Siem Reap International Airport (NSRIA) being developed with $1 billion of investment by two Korean companies is still on track. NSRIA is wholly owned by two Korean companies, Camco Airport Co and Lees A&A, which held 50 per cent each ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013010360604/Business/airport-s-progress-slow-but-on-track.html

Airport welcomes two mlllionth passenger

Phnom Penh International Airport last Thursday hit the two-million-passenger mark in a year for the first time. The figure included all international and domestic passengers arriving at, and departing from, Phnom Penh International Airport since the beginning of this year, a press release said. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2012122460428/Business/airport-welcomes-two-mlllionth-passenger.html

Air France ceases direct Cambodia services

It was a major event for Cambodia. Some 35 years after flying for the last time with a Boeing 707 from Phnom Penh to Paris, French national carrier Air France-KLM was back to the Cambodian capital. The flight was first operated with an Airbus A340-300, ...

http://www.traveldailynews.asia/news/article/50995/air-france-ceases-direct-cambodia

Phnom Penh to get new airport

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced yesterday that Cambodia is going to build a new international airport in Phnom Penh, in response to the rising number of passengers received every year. The Kingdom is expected to get seven million tourists a year by 2020. The initial concept ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012092158838/Business/phnom-penhs-second-airport-takes-off.html

Expansion of Int’l Airports to Double Capacity

Cambodia Airports will invest $100 million next year to expand the size of its airports in Siem Reap City and Phnom Penh and double the number of passengers that can pass through its two main hubs in the country, an official airport operator said yesterday. Emmanuel ...

Airport Arrivals Soar With Business Traffic

The number of visitors to Cambodia through its two main airports increased 19.7 percent to more than 1 million people in the first half of the year, compared to the same period last year, figures released by Cambodia Airports show. Between January and June, 1,028,285 passengers ...

Families of South Korean Crash Victims Settle With Travel Agency

After failing to receive compensation from the airline, relatives of the 13 South Korean nationals who died in the 2007 PMT Air flight U4 241 crash have been reimbursed for their loss by the travel agency that issued the tickets, a law firm said yesterday. According ...

Charter flights fuel growth

Charter flights through Cambodia’s two international airports contributed to a 20 per cent year on year jump in passenger flow during the first half of 2012, according to the minister of tourism. About 1.03 million passengers arrived at Phnom Penh International Airport and and Siem Reap ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071657429/Business/charter-flights-fuel-growth.html

Direct Bangkok-Phnom Penh Bus Route Officially Opens Commences

Starting today, 22 Cambodian buses and a truck will be allowed to transport passengers and goods directly between Phnom Penh and Bangkok, an official said yesterday. “We will officially open the Poipet International Checkpoint [to buses and trucks] on the Thai border,” said Suon Vanhong, deputy ...

Buses to Run Direct to and from Bangkok

Starting next month, 80 Cambodian and Thai buses and trucks will be allowed to transport goods and passengers directly between Bangkok and Phnom Penh for the first time, an official said yesterday. Suon Vanhong, deputy director of transport at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, ...

New Year’s price hikes kick in

As many flock to their hometowns today to celebrate Khmer New Year, complaints of price hikes and border bribes have started pouring in like clockwork. Passengers arranging transport to the provinces told the Post yesterday that bus companies and taxies had raised their prices despite a ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012041255576/National-news/new-years-price-hikes-kick-in.html

New carriers to service Kingdom

Two new Asian airlines will begin regular flights to Cambodia this winter in an airlines sector increasingly dominated by regional passengers, a Cambodia Airports official said on Friday. Tiger Airways, a Singapore-based airline, will operate daily A320 flights between Singapore and Phnom Penh and Singapore and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/

Luxury cruises take to the Tonle Sap, Mekong

Gliding through the water almost soundlessly, the MS AmaLotus docked for only its second time in Phnom Penh last week At 92 meters in length and capable of holding 124 passengers, the AmaLotus is the latest cruise ship to start transporting tourists between Siem Reap and ...

Bus Company’s Partner Involved in Similar Crash

Kampuchea Angkor Express and Virak Buntham Express Travel, two bus companies that share a fleet of busses and operate services running between Siem Reap, Cambodia and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam have both been involved in bus crashes recently. A number of passengers were injured ...

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