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Hong Kong Airport reports 4% fall in Oct-2009 pax numbers

16-Nov-2009 11:34 AM

Hong Kong International Airport reports (16-Nov-09) the following traffic highlights in Oct-2009:

  • Passenger numbers: 3.9 million, -3.7% year-on-year
  • Cargo volume: 324,000 tonnes, +1.3%;
  • Aircraft movements: 23,945, -7.8%. [more]

Hong Kong Airport: "It is encouraging to see cargo throughput end the downward trend and increase by 1.3% in October. Though this is just a mild improvement made on Oct-2008 – which itself saw a drop compared to Oct-2007 – it nevertheless is an encouraging change for the better during a challenging time," Stanley Hui Hong-chung, CEO of Airport Authority Hong Kong, Source: Company statement, 15-Nov-2009.