(24 Feb 2022)
Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) dealt with
71,000 passengers and 391,000 tonnes of cargo in January 2022,
year-on-year decreases of 0.1% and 4.7%, respectively.
Flight actions through the month noticed year-on-year
development of 5.5% to 12,010, with freighter actions growing by
14.1% to 7,165 from the 6,278 recorded in January 2021.
Passenger quantity remained considerably decrease than
pre-pandemic ranges recorded in 2019, whereas tightened entry restrictions
led to a decline in switch/transit passengers in January 2022
in comparison with the identical month final yr.
Cathay Pacific plane at HKIA. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com
to Southeast Asia and arrival passengers from mainland
China skilled essentially the most important will increase through the month.
Cargo throughput in January 2022 declined on account of flight reductions
amid the worldwide emergence of the Omicron variant of COVID19.
Transshipments had been affected most importantly, declining by
double digits year-on-year, though exports noticed 4.2% development
in comparison with January 2021.
Cargo to and from North America
skilled essentially the most important lower through the month.
On a 12-month rolling foundation, passenger quantity fell by 57.6% to
1.4 million, whereas cargo throughput and flight actions rose by
10.8% and 4.8% to five.0 million and 145,450, respectively.