20-May-2013 12:59 PM

Hong Kong International Airport pax up 1%, cargo up 5% in Apr-2013

Hong Kong International Airport passenger numbers - traffic highlights for Apr-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 4.9 million, +1.1% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 342,000 tonnes, +4.5%;
  • Aircraft movements: 30,530, +5.1%. [more - original PR]

The airport attributed (19-May-2013) visitation as the main driver behind the growth in passenger traffic with a 7% increase in Apr-2013. Routes to/from mainland China and Southeast Asia performed particularly well. Cargo traffic growth was primarily the result of a 5% growth in exports. During the month, cargo throughput to/from Southeast Asia and Taiwan outperformed other key regions.