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Solid Growth at HKIA in August

In August, Hong Kong International Airport recorded a 5.7 percent surge in passenger volume, to 6.51 million, driven by a seven percent year-on-year jump in transfers and transits, as well as a six percent increase in Hong Kong resident travel.


During the month, flight movements rose to 35,595, a growth of 2.3 percent over August 2016, will cargo traffic climbed 10.1 percent to 412,000 tonnes.


The positive results contribute to the year-to-date success, with a 2.2 increase in passenger traffic in the first eight months of the year, accompanied by a 1.3 percent boost in flight movements.

Demonstrating the robust growth in exports, cargo volume at the hub during this period soared 11.1 percent.