Hong Kong Aviation

HKIA retains title as busiest cargo airport

This is despite a decrease in its air cargo volumes YoY.

HKIA retains title as busiest cargo airport

This is despite a decrease in its air cargo volumes YoY.

January HKIA cargo throughput down 26.4% YoY

Global economic uncertainties and factories’ holiday closures weighed it down.

HKIA passenger throughput rises 28-fold in January

Passenger volume surged 466% YoY to 7.6 million in the past 12 months.

Hong Kong, Zhuhai partner to boost airport operations

This is in pursuit of the Fly-Via-Zhuhai-HK.

Cathay Pacific appoints new CEO

This comes as Augustus Tang retires. 

Aviation industry set for takeoff as key players drive innovation and growth

The HKIA told Hong Kong Business that it has projects like SKYCITY to support the aviation industry’s recovery.

HK flight searches amongst Singaporeans jump as restrictions ease

Flight searches of Singaporeans rose 250% following the announcement. 

Gov’t removes quarantine requirement for aircrew

They can leave the airport upon their arrival if they obtain a negative test result.

Cathay Pacific, PolyU partner in new cadet pilot programme 

They aim to train 1,000 cadet pilots by 2025. 

Cathay Pacific supports HK-GBA strengthened connectivity initiatives

Specifically, it welcomes the planned establishment of a high-end aviation industrial cluster.

Air ticket lucky draw registration starts 16 September

Vaccinated Hong Kongers may win a round trip economy class ticket.

HK tightens border control anew amidst Delta variant threats

This followed findings on the higher transmissibility of the virus.

Hong Kong tightens rules on travellers from 16 territories

This comes after COVID-19 resurged in other countries.

Cathay Pacific traffic rises 25% in July

Its operations were, however, affected by the travel ban in COVID-19 high-risk territories.

Hong Kong airport sees 15.5% more passengers in July

There were 111,000 passengers during the month.

Cathay appoints three new senior execs

The appointments will be effective starting 1 August.