HKIA conducts annual aircraft crash and rescue exercise

HONG KONG, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) successfully conducted its annual aircraft crash and rescue exercise this morning, proving its readiness and effectiveness in handling contingencies. The exercise aims to provide opportunities for the airport community, Government departments and related organisations to familiarise themselves with and practise cooperation in emergency… Read the full press release

80 students to start 12-month internships at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

HONG KONG, 2017-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 80 students are starting 12-month internships at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) after completing a course at the Hong Kong International Aviation Academy (the Academy) aimed at nurturing young people for careers in the aviation industry. The “Certificate Course in Airport Services and Operations” is… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport 2016/17: setting new annual records

Air traffic services and facilities growth enter new stage with strong emphasis on people development Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) enjoyed a fruitful year in 2016/17, setting new annual records in all three air traffic figures. During the fiscal year, passenger traffic rose 1.1% to 70.5 million,… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport expansion: nine projects funded from the Marine Ecology and Fisheries Enhancement Funds

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — More than HK$7 million in total has been granted from the Marine Ecology Enhancement Fund (MEEF) and Fisheries Enhancement Fund (FEF) to nine projects for a 12-month period starting from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. The MEEF and FEF are independent funds set up in… Read the full press release

President Xi Jinping briefed on Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) developments

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — President Xi Jinping was briefed on Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) developments and its expansion into a Three-runway System during a visit to the HKIA Tower this morning. President Xi was accompanied by Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Mr Jack… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport launches the third HKIA Environmental Recognition Scheme

HONG KONG, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) today (3 April 2017) launched the third HKIA Environmental Recognition Scheme (the Scheme), during which more than 100 tenants at HKIA pledged to help shape HKIA into a green airport. The ceremony was officiated by Wong Kam-sing, Secretary for the Environment; Fred… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport opens new Airport Preschool to provide care and early education for children of airport staff

HONG KONG, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Preschool was officially opened at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) today, as the latest initiative of the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) to foster a family-friendly work environment for the airport community. Located on the ground floor of the Airport World Trade Centre adjacent to Terminal… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong begins construction of Hong Kong International Airport’s Three-runway System

HONG KONG, 2016-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today kicked off the construction of Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) Three-runway System (3RS). The eight-year construction of 3RS is expected to be completed in 2024, with the commissioning of the new runway in 2022. Jack So Chak-kwong, Chairman of the AA; Professor… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways took delivery of its first Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft

HONG KONG, 2016-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways’ first Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft arrived at Hong Kong International Airport from Toulouse, France on Sunday, 29 May. It is the first of 48 A350s scheduled to be delivered to the airline. The new aircraft features Cathay Pacific’s latest inflight products in the Business Class, Premium… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport records slight growth in passenger and cargo volume in April of 2016

HONG KONG, 2016-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded slight growth in passenger throughput and cargo volume in April of 2016. During the month, passenger traffic and cargo traffic increased by 1.4% to 5.9 million and 1.2% to 365,000 tonnes respectively, compared to the same month last year. Flight movements declined… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport announces passenger volume rose by 4.8% in March 2016 compared to same month last year

HONG KONG, 2016-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) saw steady growth in air traffic figures in March 2016. During the month, passenger volume rose by 4.8% to 6 million, while flight movements increased by 2.2% to 35,060, compared to the same month last year. Cargo throughput experienced mild growth of 1.1%… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport’s HK$10-billion Midfield Concourse welcomed its first batch of passengers

HONG KONG, 2015-12-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)’s HK$10-billion Midfield Concourse (MFC), as well as its auxiliary facilities including the aviation fuel supply system and the Automated People Mover connecting Terminal 1 and the MFC, were completed on schedule. Jack So, Chairman of Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) and Zhang… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport successfully conducted its annual aircraft crash and rescue exercise

HONG KONG, 2015-12-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) successfully conducted its annual aircraft crash and rescue exercise this morning, proving its readiness and effectiveness in handling potential contingencies. This is the first time that the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has staged a large-scale air and sea rescue exercise with… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport reports of 8.8% increase in passenger traffic in November 2015 YoY

HONG KONG, 2015-12-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded steady growth in passenger volume and flight movements in November. During the month, passenger traffic rose 8.8% year on year to 5.6 million, while flight movements increased by 3.2% to 33,980. Cargo throughput dropped by 3.1% to 407,000 tonnes, compared to… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong announces the revised financial arrangements for developing three-runway system at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

HONG KONG, 2015-9-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today announced the revised financial arrangements for developing the three-runway system (3RS) at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), including the new proposed level of airport construction fee. The AA said 70% of departing passengers will pay a fee of HK$90 or below, a… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport with new monthly highs for passenger volume and flight movements in August

HONG KONG, 2015-9-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Passenger volume and flight movements at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) reached new monthly highs in August. Passenger throughput rose 8.8% year on year to 6.3 million, breaking monthly record for the second consecutive month. Flight movements increased by 3.4% to 34,870, while cargo volume dropped by… Read the full press release

Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) fully supports Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)’s plan to expand into a three-runway system

HONG KONG, 2015-9-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack So Chak-kwong, Chairman of Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA), recently met with Li Jiaxiang, Director General of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) in Beijing. During the meeting, Mr So introduced the latest developments at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), and also visited Beijing Capital… Read the full press release

HKIA’s July 2015 passenger volume rose by 6.6% compared to the same month last year; marked new monthly record

HONG KONG, 2015-8-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) marked a new monthly record in passenger throughput in July 2015. During the month, passenger volume rose by 6.6% to 6.0 million, while flight movements increased by 2.7% to 34,185, when compared to the same month last year. Cargo throughput experienced a… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport unveils “Hong Kong Classics: Art, Culture and Music” festival

HONG KONG, 2015-7-7 — /Travel PR News/ — From July to December this year, travellers at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) are set to embark on an unforgettable journey of art and culture. Hosted by the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA), “Hong Kong Classics: Art, Culture and Music” was unveiled at HKIA today, launching six… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)named the “Best Airport – Asia” at the 2015 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS)

HONG KONG, 2015-6-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has been named the “Best Airport – Asia” at the 2015 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS) organised byAsia Cargo News. The AFLAS awards are designed to recognise outstanding organisations for demonstrating leadership, as well as consistency in service quality,… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong successfully concludes its “HKIA In Focus” Photo Competition

HONG KONG, 2015-5-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Families embracing farewell, iron birds spreading their wings, a crimson sunset over the terminal… all these scenes were captured as part of the first “HKIA In Focus” Photo Competition organised by the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA). The competition drew massive response, and 40 finalists were invited to… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport sets new monthly record of 34,310 flight movements in March, growing by 5.7% compared to the same month last year

HONG KONG, 2015-4-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) set a new monthly record of 34,310 flight movements in March, growing by 5.7% compared to the same month last year. Monthly passengers also climbed significantly by 11.4% year-on-year to 5.74 million, while cargo volume recorded a drop of 8.2% to 364,000… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport handled 5.2 million passengers in January 2015, year-on-year growth of 1.8%

HONG KONG, 2015-2-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) started the New Year with steady growth in all three air traffic categories. In January, the airport handled 5.2 million passengers, registering year-on-year growth of 1.8%. Flight movements increased 2.1% to 33,385 over the past year, while cargo volume showed an increase of… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport sets new monthly record for cargo tonnage throughout November 2014

HONG KONG, 2014-12-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) set a new monthly record for cargo tonnage throughput in November 2014. During the month, cargo volume rose by 5.5% year on year to reach 421,000 tonnes. Continued growth was also seen in other traffic categories during the month, in which HKIA… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport awarded “Best Airport in China”, “Asia Pacific Airport of the Year – Industry Choice Award” and “Hong Kong Star Brands Award 2014 – Enterprise”

HONG KONG, 2014-11-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The outstanding services and facilities of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and unfailing efforts of the airport community have been repeatedly recognised by local and regional industry and the general public. HKIA was recently named “Best Airport in China” by travel magazine Business Traveller China, “Asia Pacific… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport presented over 300 airport staff with certificates and trophies in recognition of their efforts in customer service

HONG KONG, 2014-7-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Committed to creating a pleasant airport experience for every passenger at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), the 65,000-strong airport staff take pride in providing excellent service with extra care and patience. At today’s annual award ceremony for the HKIA Customer Service Excellence Programme (CSEP), over 300 airport staff… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong announced public inspection period for the Environmental Impact Assessment Report for the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport to start June 20

HONG KONG, 2014-6-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today announced that the public inspection period for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report for the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) into a Three-Runway System (3RS) will start tomorrow and last for 30 days till 19 July. The public inspection period… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong shares Government’s belief for urgent capacity expansion at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

Hong Kong, 2014-1-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) welcomed today’s 2014 Policy Address by the Chief Executive, who highlighted the urgency to expand the handling capacity of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The AA said it shares the Government’s belief that there is an urgent need to add a new runway by 2023 in… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways opened The Bridge, the airline’s sixth passenger lounge at Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong, 2013-11-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today opened The Bridge, the airline’s sixth passenger lounge at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), following nine months of construction. The newly opened 2,567-square-metre lounge, conveniently located on Level 5 of the West Concourse at HKIA, near Gate 35, offers First and Business Class passengers an inviting environment of understated… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) announced it reached 5.6 million passengers in August 2013, 8.2% growth YoY

HONG KONG, 2013-09-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Traffic at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continued to grow significantly in August 2013. During the month, passenger throughput reached 5.6 million, while flight movements recorded 32,395 – achieving remarkable year-on-year growth of 8.2% and 6.3%, respectively, and setting new passenger traffic and flight movement records for the second month… Read the full press release