By browsing on our website, you are agreeing to our cookies policy.

Hong Kong International Airport Hong Kong International Airport

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.