24-Jun-2013 12:40 PM

Hong Kong International Airport pax up 4%, cargo up 2% in May-2013; record movements

Hong Kong International Airport announced (23-Jun-2013) it reported traffic growth in all categories in May-2013 including a 4.1% year-on-year increase in passenger numbers to 4.7 million and a 1.8% increase in cargo volume to 339,000 tonnes. Aircraft movements increased 6.1% to a record 31,040. The airport attributed passenger growth to a 7% increase in visitor traffic and 10% increase in Hong Kong resident traffic. Passenger traffic to/from Southeast Asia and mainland China "performed particularly well." [more - original PR]