Tag: Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

Hactl launches new Cool Chain Complex at Hong Kong International Airport

Hactl has launched its new Cool Chain Complex (CCC), providing handling for temperature-controlled shipments. The facility is the largest at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), and the first to include a dedicated climate-controlled facility for storing dangerous substances. The new CCC en...

Cathay Cargo Terminal celebrates 10th anniversary with new identity

Cathay Cargo Terminal celebrated its 10-year anniversary of full operations at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) by rolling out its new marketing brand internationally and hosting a special party for customers and stakeholders in Hong Kong. The terminal celebrated the special occasion with a...

HKIA Named the World’s Busiest Cargo Airport in 2022

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is once again named as the world’s busiest cargo airport in 2022, handling a total of 4.2 million tonnes of cargo during the year, according to the latest data released by Airports Council International (ACI). HKIA retained the top position in 2022 despite...

Hong Kong International Airport sees cargo volumes drop

Hong Kong International, the biggest cargo airport in the world, saw a double-digit volume fall in 2017 as a result of the economy and COVID regulations. In all, the airport handled 4.2 million tonnes of cargo in 2022, a 16.4% decrease from the previous year. According to the Airport Authority...

Cargo Volume at HKIA drops in July

Cargo throughput and air traffic movements recorded 17.0% and 3.1% year-on-year drops to 348,000 tonnes and 11,485 movements, respectively. Cargo volume was affected by factors such as global economic uncertainties and disruptions to supply chains caused by the pandemic. Exports and imports de...

AAHK clinches Hong Kong Sustainability Award

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) today released the traffic figures of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) for January 2022. During the month, HKIA handled 71,000 passengers and 391,000 tonnes of cargo, representing year-on-year decreases of 0.1% and 4.7%, respectively. Flight movements...

HKIA cargo volume continues to grow in November

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) today released the traffic figures for Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) for November 2021. During the month, cargo throughput recorded a year-on-year increase of 10.1% to 478,000 tonnes. The increase in cargo throughput in the month was mainly attrib...

Cargo Throughput at HKIA Continues to Record Double Digit Growth in July

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today released the traffic figures for Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) for July 2021.  Cargo throughput saw a 12.4% increase to 419,000 tonnes compared to the same month last year. Cargo throughput at HKIA in July recorded double-digit growth of 12.4%....

Double-digit Growth in April’s Freighter Movements at HKIA

Freighter movements at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) saw a strong growth with 24.3% year-on-year increase in April 2020, while cargo throughput remained lower than the same period last year. The COVID-19 pandemic’s severe impact on passenger traffic continued during the month. HKIA ha...

Hong Kong Airport exporters to benefit from cargo concessions

Hong Kong is offering cargo exporters discounts to help boost trade and business at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), as freight shipments take a hit from the current long-running US-China trade war. "HKIA’s competitiveness and its global status as the leading air cargo hub, Airport Aut...

Hong Kong retains top spot as busiest air cargo hub in 2018

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) retained its position in 2018 as the world’s busiest air cargo hub for cargo volumes, according to the Airports Council International (ACI) World. The top five airports – HKIA, Memphis International Airport, Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Incheo...

HKIA’s cargo tonnage falls 11.5% in August

Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) cargo tonnage fell a significant 11.5 per cent year-on-year (YOY) in August to 382,000 tonnes as various headwinds impacted the hub's freight performance during the month. The airport said amid global trade uncertainties, cargo volume continued to contr...

Hong Kong’s cargo tonnage declines 7.4% in July

Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) cargo throughput fell 7.3 per cent to 401,000 tonnes in July with declines to key trading regions given as a central reason for the fall. Operator, the Airport Authority Hong Kong, said the decrease in cargo throughput was attributed to a 12 per cent de...

Cathay Pacific posts 9.1% tonnage decline in June

Asia's air cargo operators continue to suffer as the Cathay Pacific Group has reported that tonnage carried by Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon fell 9.1 per cent in June compared to the same month in 2018. The two airlines carried 163,977 tonnes of cargo and mail last month. The cargo and mail l...

Weak demand leads HKIA to 6.7% tonnage fall in 1H2019

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has reported that cargo throughput decreased 6.7 per cent to 2.3 million tonnes in the first six months, compared to the same period last year. The airport said weak demand in all three cargo categories – imports, exports and transshipments – was observ...

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