Saturday, July 20, 2024

HKIA, AirBridgeCargo and Alha Group join Pharma.Aero

Pharma.Aero is continuing to expand its network by welcoming Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), AirBridgeCargo Airlines and Alha Group as its newest members. The organisation has a mission to foster collaboration among International Air Transport Association (IATA) Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) in Pharmaceutical Logistics certified airport communities, and improve reliability end-to-end in […]

A turning point for the world’s largest cargo hub?

Can Hong Kong continue to flourish as not just the leading air cargo hub of the world, but perhaps more importantly, the air cargo gateway to China to which it owes its pre-eminent position? Donald Urquhart asks where next for Hong Kong. Hong Kong is the undisputed air cargo king of the world. But a […]

HKIA cargo volumes flies past 5m tonnes in time for 20th anniversary

HKIA releases January cargo figures

Freight volumes have flown the past the five million tonne mark at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) for the first time in its history. The airport handled 4.94 million tonnes of cargo in 2017, an increase of 9.2 per cent, additionally it processed 112,000 tonnes of airmail, pushing total volumes past the five million tonne […]

Strong cargo growth continues in Hong Kong in September

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continues to see strong cargo growth with a 9.1 per cent year-on-year increase in September to 430,000 tonnes. Cargo volumes have grown in every month of 2017 year-on-year varying from a 3.1 per cent increase in January to 17.8 per cent in March. Exports rose by 14 per cent, helping […]

HKIA’s double-digit growth continues in August

Hong Kong International Airport

Cargo volumes at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continue to grow at a double-digit rate, soaring 10.1 per cent in August. HKIA handled 412,000 tonnes of cargo in August, with exports increasing 12 per cent, the main driver of growth, while transhipments were also up 10 per cent. Amongst key trading regions Europe and Southeast […]

Hong Kong continues to soar with 11% growth in July

Air cargo volumes at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continue to soar with 11 per cent year-on-year growth in July. The airport handled 422,000 tonnes of cargo in July, coinciding with an improvement in global trade, with exports leading the way. Exports grew 15 per cent while transhipments rose 10 per cent, with Europe recording […]

Cargo volumes continue to soar in Hong Kong

Cargo volumes at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continue to soar with 11.3 per cent growth in the first half of 2017. HKIA handled 2.3 million tonnes between January and June, with a throughput of 410,000 tonnes, representing year-on-year growth of 11.4 per cent. Exports grew by 17 per cent in June with transhipments were […]

HKIA celebrates “fruitful” year with record cargo volumes

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has retained its position as the busiest cargo airport for the seventh consecutive year as it celebrates a “fruitful” 2016/17 fiscal year. Cargo volumes grew 6.7 per cent to 4.6 million tonnes, an all time high, and passenger numbers and flight movements also broke all time records. Revenue increased 2.4 […]

Robust exports help HKIA grow 12.9% in May

Cargo volumes at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) have grown by 12.9 per cent in May, with exports proving particularly robust. HKIA handled 409,000 tonnes of cargo in May, with exports growing 21 per cent, and Europe and North America increasing most significantly. Volumes have increased 11.3 per cent in the first five months of […]

February surge gives HKIA a flying start to 2017

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is off to a strong start in 2017 with 7.7 per cent cargo growth in the first two months, with a double-digit surge in February. The airport handled 666,000 tonnes in the first two months of the year, with 11 per cent growth in transhipments. Exports were up eight per […]

HKIA cargo grows 3.2% in 2016 to 4.5 million tonnes

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) cargo volumes grew 3.2 per cent in 2016 having welcomed a number of new airlines and strong growth in December. HKIA handled over 4.5 million tonnes in 2016, with particularly strong year-on-year growth in December of 11.3 per cent to 435,000 tonnes, when it welcomed Vietjet Air services to Ho […]

Transhipments, Europe and Taiwan give HKIA a boost in August

Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) had a strong month in August with transhipments and trade with Europe and Taiwan giving it a significant boost. Cargo rose by 3.6 per cent to 374,000 tonnes in August with transhipments increasing 11 per cent year-on-year. Year-to-date volumes are up 0.5 per cent to 2.84 million tonnes and on […]

HKIA starts constructing third runway

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has started construction of the three-runway system (3RS), which it expects to complete by 2024. The construction will include 650 hectares of land reclamation, the runway itself, taxiway system and the Third Runway Building with 57 parking positions. HKIA’s operator, Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) says to protect the environment […]

Strong transhipments help HKIA grow in June

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has seen cargo volumes increase by 5.3 per cent to 368,000 tonnes in June helped by strong growth in transhipments. Transhipments increased by 11 per cent in June, with exports up five per cent and imports two per cent compared to June 2015. HKIA says South East Asia and Mainland […]

HKIA profits increase despite cargo volume drop

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has seen profit increase by 15.2 per cent to 8.3 billion Hong Kong dollars ($1 billion) despite cargo volumes falling. For the 2015/16 financial year, profits rose from HK$7.2 billion and revenue increased by 11.1 per cent from HK$16.3 billion to HK$18.2 billion. HKIA remained the busiest cargo airport in […]

HKIA volumes fall despite transhipment growth

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has seen cargo volumes fall by one per cent in May despite transhipments growing strongly. Total volumes in May were down from 366,000 tonnes in 2015 to 362,000 tonnes this year. Transhipments were up by six per cent but volumes were hit by imports falling four per cent and exports […]

Transhipments help Hong Kong grow in April

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has seen cargo volumes increase by 1.2 per cent in April to 365,000 tonnes, with Europe and Mainland China seeing the largest growth, and transhipments increasing. The airport has continued its recovery, which started in March, following a slow start to the year, with January and February seeing declines. Cargo […]

Hong Kong sees marginal growth

Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) cargo volumes grew marginally by 0.1 per cent in 2015 to just under 4.4 million tonnes with slow growth expected to continue into 2016. The airport saw volumes increase by one per cent in December to 391,000 tonnes with unloaded cargo rising by 1.1 per cent to 141,000 tonnes and […]

Hong Kong and Shenzhen sign development agreement

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) and Shenzhen Airport Management Company have signed an agreement to improve development between Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport and Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The agreement outlines areas of cooperation between the airports, including reforming Pearl River Delta (PRD) airspace by enhancing airspace resources allocation. They will set up a working […]