Tag: Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport Cancels All Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute On Monday, 12th August, all departures from Hong Kong International Airport have been cancelled amid thousands of anti-government protesters who occupied the airport. “Airport operations at Hong Kong International Airport have been seriously disrupted, all flights have been cancelled”, this is the statement published on the official website of one of the busiest airports in […]

5 Luxurious Airports Prove to Be the Best in the World

Reading Time: 7 minutes Air travel is no longer a luxury commodity – on the contrary, it proves to be as indispensable to everyday life as medicine or telecommunications. Apart from occupying a pivotal role in the social development, aviation also brings enormous benefits to modern economies by unlocking their potential for more profitable trade and tourism. Without a […]

Hong Kong Air Passengers to Pay Fee From August to Fund Third Runway

Reading Time: 2 minutes Air travellers will pay a fee starting from August to fund construction of the airport’s third runway when initial reclamation work begins on the project, the Airport Authority said on Monday. Outbound and transit passengers will pay up to HK$180 towards the expansion at Hong Kong International Airport, which is due to be completed by […]

Hong Kong International Sees Passenger and Cargo Growth in March

Reading Time: 1 minute Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded a 4.8% rise in the number of passengers handled in March 2016 compared to March 2015, with a total of 6 million passengers. Aircraft movements were also up by 2.2% year-over-year to 35,060. HKIA management described March growth as “steady”; indeed, January 2016 saw a much larger 16% growth. […]

New Civil Aviation Academy For Hong Kong

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hong Kong International Airport’s operator announced plans to establish a civil aviation academy to “nurture local and regional aviation management talent”. Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) is confident that the move will further strengthen Hong Kong’s edge as a major regional aviation hub. “The aviation industry is an important economic contributor to Hong Kong,” says […]

Top 8 Aviation Figures of 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes ATW revealed the winners of 42nd Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards. The top aviation figures according to ATW are announced and the gala dinner will take place in Singapore on February 15, 2016. 2016 Airline of the Year: Etihad Airways   2016 Leadership Excellence Award: Tony Tyler, Director General IATA   2016 Group Winners Aviation Technology: Airbus A350 […]