Monday, July 15, 2024

New measures for staff entering Hong Kong Airport

Starting from August 1 2021, Airport Authority Hong Kong will require all airport staff entering the airport restricted area to present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Under the new measure, staff will be required to have received two doses of vaccination 14 days before entering the airport restricted area; alternatively staff will have to present […]

HK Airport sees cargo growth

HKIA releases January cargo figures

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today released Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) traffic statistics for April 2021. During the month, cargo throughput saw a year-on-year increase of 15.5% to 389,000 tonnes. HKIA handled 60,000 passengers and 10,375 flights, marking year-on-year increases of 89.0% and 9.9%, respectively. The surge in cargo volume last month was mainly […]

$400 million expansion set for Hong Kong Business Aviation Centre

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) and Hong Kong Business Aviation Centre (HKBAC) have signed an agreement for a HK$400 million expansion of HKBAC facilities at Hong Kong International Airport. Jack So, chairman of the AA and Fred Lam, chief executive officer of the AA, witnessed the signing of agreement on the HKBAC expansion project, together […]

Airport Authority Hong Kong welcomes new board members

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today welcomes the re-appointment of Jack So Chak-kwong as chairman of the Board for a term of two years by the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The AA also welcomes the re-appointment of three serving members and the appointment of two new members to the Board. […]

Airport Authority Hong Kong extends relief package

flypop's second aircraft takes to the skies

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) is extending the relief package for the airport community for another two months to the end of May 2021, in view of the prolonged impact brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. The continuing waiver or reduction of various fees for the aviation industry from April to May 2021 include full waiver […]

IATA reports e-AWB penetration rate up 1.3% in April

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says the electronic air waybill (e-AWB) penetration rate was 50.7 per cent in April. This is still well below the 62 per cent target by December this year, but up 1.3 per cent on the previous month. IATA says the volume of e-AWBs was 730,762 in the month, which […]