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Hainan Airlines launches Shenzhen-Phnom Penh route

The Phnom Penh International Airport has welcomed the inaugural flight from Shenzen, China by Hainan Airlines, according to Cambodian Airports. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501244798/hainan-airlines-launches-shenzhen-phnom-penh-route/

Work on Cambodian capital new airport expected to finish in 2024

The construction work on a Chinese-built new Phnom Penh international airport, formally known as the Techo International Airport, is expected to be completed in 2024, a spokesman said on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501220244/work-on-cambodian-capital-new-airport-expected-to-finish-in-2024/

Cambodian airports geared up for air travel revival

As air travel in revival mode in Southeast Asia is inching to pre-Covid level, Cambodian airports too have geared up to welcome the visitor flow. ...

Prakash Jha
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501186356/cambodian-airports-geared-up-for-air-travel-revival/

Chinese-built international airport expected to play key role in boosting growth in Cambodia

The new Phnom Penh international airport, which is being constructed by the China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Group Co., Ltd, is expected to play a key role in boosting Cambodia’s economic growth and tourism after being completed. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501181671/chinese-built-international-airport-expected-to-play-key-role-in-boosting-growth-in-cambodia/

Committee to oversee new airport agreements

Prime Minister Hun Sen has established an inter-ministerial committee to review ongoing and new agreements for Phnom Penh International and Sihanoukville International Airports. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://kiripost.com/stories/committee-to-oversee-new-airport-agreements

Today another two million doses of US-donated Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Cambodia

Two more million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, donated by the US to Cambodia via the COVAX facility, is scheduled to arrive at Phnom Penh International Airport’s VIP pavilion today. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501068070/today-another-two-million-doses-of-us-donated-pfizer-covid-19-vaccines-arrive-in-cambodia/

Villagers protest farmland clearing for Phnom Penh airport project

More than 40 families living in Boeung Khyang commune’s Kampong Talong village in Kandal province’s Kandal Stung district have set up tents to guard their rice fields and blocked a road into their village to prevent a construction company from using machinery to clear their ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-protest-farmland-clearing-phnom-penh-airport-project

Chinese firms to build new PP airport

Three enterprises, all Chinese-owned, have been chosen to build the new airport that will service the Cambodian capital, the company in charge of the project said.​​ Cambodia Airport Investment Co Ltd said a total of five companies had entered the bidding process. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-firms-build-new-pp-airport

Phnom Penh Int’l Airport wins award as passenger traffic soars

The Phnom Penh International Airport has been awarded Best Asia Pacific Regional Airport 2019 for its sustained high growth in passenger traffic in recent years. The award was presented by the Capa Centre for Aviation (Capa) – a world-leading and trusted organisation that provides market intelligence ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/phnom-penh-intl-airport-wins-award-passenger-traffic-soars

Phnom Penh airport train to start on April 10

The new rail line between Phnom Penh International Airport and the railway station on Monivong Boulevard is scheduled to open on April 10, according to government and Royal Railways officials. Hoeurn Somnieng, deputy director of the cabinet at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, said ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/phnom-penh-airport-train-start-april-10

New hall inaugurated at airport in capital

Cambodia Airports, a company majority-owned by France’s Vinci Group, officially inaugurated its $26 million new arrivals hall and the extension of its boarding concourse yesterday at the Phnom Penh International Airport. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-hall-inaugurated-airport-capital

New hall inaugurated at airport in capital

Cambodia Airports, a company majority-owned by France’s Vinci Group, officially inaugurated its $26 million new arrivals hall and the extension of its boarding concourse yesterday at the Phnom Penh International Airport. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-hall-inaugurated-airport-capital

Drug mule arrested at airport with ‘cocaine in stomach’

Cambodian authorities last week arrested an alleged drug mule attempting to smuggle cocaine into the Kingdom by hiding it in his stomach. 
South African national Blignaut Chan, 26, was seized on September 13 at Phnom Penh International Airport in a joint operation between the National ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/drug-mule-arrested-airport-cocaine-stomach

Airport railway project halted

Following multiple protests by local villagers, the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation has announced a halt to a railway project meant to lead to Phnom Penh International Airport.   ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5077929/airport-railway-project-halted/

Phnom Penh set to open first airport railway link by April

A railway line that will transport passengers from the center of Phnom Penh to its airport is set to open in April, Transport Minister Sun Chanthol announced on Friday, adding that no evictions would be necessary to make way for the development.  ...

Sek Odom
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/phnom-penh-set-to-open-first-airport-railway-link-by-april-132805/

Railway links construction date set

The government has set March next year as the date for the ground-breaking ceremony for the building of the rail link to Phnom Penh International Airport and Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (PPSEZ). ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35106/railway-links-construction-date-set/

Families near airport push for land titles

About 600 families living next to Phnom Penh International Airport urged the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) yesterday to help speed up the process of giving them titles to their land. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/34640/families-near-airport-push--for-land-titles/

Korea hands over aviation center

Three and a half years after signing a memorandum of understanding on the project, the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Cambodia handed over a $10.1 million aviation training center to the government yesterday. ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30685/korea-hands-over-aviation-center/

Spared eviction, airport families ask government for land titles

Families living next to Phnom Penh International Airport filed a petition with the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) on Wednesday to find out why City Hall has not yet issued them land titles now that Prime Minister Hun Sen had promised to protect them from eviction.   ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/spared-eviction-airport-families-ask-government-for-land-titles-115993/

New international airport on table as PPIA expansion plans halted

A senior government minister yesterday announced a halt to plans to expand the Phnom Penh International Airport, and instead revived talk of a new airport altogether, mentioning plans to identify a location 30 to 40 kilometres outside the city in hopes of completing the new ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-international-airport-table-ppia-expansion-plans-halted

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