The monthly surge was driven by passengers to and from Japan and North America.
The aviation sector maintained its positive momentum in November after passenger volume inched up 1% to 6 million, according to the Hong Kong International Airport.
Visitor traffic rose 4% in November with Hong Kong resident travel growing 2%. Passenger traffic to and from Japan and North America recorded the most significant increases.
Flight movements also edged up 1.5% to 35,445 over the same period.
However, cargo and airmail throughput decreased slightly by 2% to 466,000 tonnes with traffic and to and from Europe and the Mainland falling the most in November. However, transshipments rose 3%.
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