Saturday, June 15, 2024

HKIA is named “China’s Leading Airport”

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has been named “China’s Leading Airport” at the 29th annual World Travel Awards. Voted by travel professionals, media and high-end consumers worldwide, the prestigious awards recognise top companies and organisations across a variety of sectors in the global travel industry. “We are honoured that HKIA was named China’s Leading Airport at the […]

HKIA ranked world’s busiest cargo airport in 2021

HKIA releases January cargo figures

While the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) released traffic figures of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) for March 2022 that showed passenger traffic continued to remain significantly lower than the pre-pandemic level in 2019, cargo throughput and flight movements recorded during the month were 352,000 tonnes and 9,870, respectively, representing year-on-year decreases of 11.4% and […]

Cargo throughput at HKIA sees record double digit growth in July

HKIA releases latest cargo figures

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has released traffic figures for Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) for July 2021. During the month, HKIA handled 11,850 flight movements, representing year-on-year increases of 20.0%. Cargo throughput saw a 12.4% increase to 419,000 tonnes compared to the same month last year. Transshipments recorded strong growth of 21%. Both imports […]

HKIA building on future cargo growth

HKIA releases January cargo figures

Hong Kong, the world’s busiest cargo airport, boosted by surging e-commerce numbers is building up its infrastructure for the trade. “In the first quarter of 2018, HKIA handled 1.15 million tonnes of cargo, which is 4.2 per cent more than that in 2017,” a spokesperson for the Airport Authority of Hong Kong told Air Cargo […]

1000th IAG Cargo freighter from HK to STN milestone reached

On Sunday, April 22 a milestone for IAG Cargo will be reached at London Stansted airport (pictured) when the 1000th flight of IAG Cargo’s Hong Kong to London Stansted freighter agreement with Qatar Airways lands. The route from Hong Kong – London Stansted (HKG – STN) commenced as recently as May 1, 2014. Flown five times […]

Air Seoul appoints AAT in Hong Kong

Air Seoul, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Asiana Airlines, has appointed Asia Airfreight Terminal (AAT) as its cargo terminal operator in Hong Kong.  AAT currently also serves the parent and sister companies, Asiana Airlines and Air Busan, respectively. “AAT has a long and successful history with Asiana Airlines, and we are thrilled to welcome the latest […]

Key trade lanes drive growth at Hong Kong in July

Hong Kong International Airport

Cargo throughput at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) in July rose year-on-year (YOY) by 4.7 per cent to 380,000 tonnes – driven by growth in key trade lanes. The gateway says a robust 15 per cent YOY growth in transshipments led to respectable growth in cargo volume last month and traffic to and from the key trading […]