(18 September 2022, 13:07 +07)
Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) handled
479,000 passengers in August, a year-on-year growth of 116.3%,
although traffic remained significantly below the pre-pandemic
levels of 2019.
Flight movements decreased by 11.3% to 11,390
compared to the same month last year, while cargo throughput
dropped 21% to 338,000 tonnes.
After the further relaxation of restrictions on
inbound travel in August, growth in passenger throughput was
driven by both local residents and visitors to Hong Kong.
Passenger traffic to and from Southeast Asia experienced the most