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Airport Authority Announces Air Traffic Figures for November


Airport Authority Announces Air Traffic Figures for November

In November 2019, HKIA handled 5 million passengers, representing a year-on-year decrease of 16.2%. Flight movements dropped 8.3% to 32,510 compared to the same month last year. Cargo throughput fell 3.4% year on year to 450,000 tonnes.

During November, transfer/ transit traffic showed strong year-on-year growth of 6% while Hong Kong resident travel increased 5%. Passenger volume continued to be affected by weak visitor traffic, with passengers to and from the Mainland and Southeast Asia experiencing the most significant decreases.

While overall cargo exports recorded 1% decline year on year, cargo exported to Japan and Europe saw positive growths among key trading regions.

Over the first 11 months of the year, HKIA handled 65.8million passengers and 385,730 flight movements, representing year-on-year decreases of 3.4% and 1.3%, respectively. Cargo throughput fell 6.6% to 4.4 million tonnes compared to the same period last year.

On a 12-month rolling basis, passenger volume and flight movements saw declines of 3% and 1% to 72.4 million and 422,835, respectively. Cargo throughout dropped to 4.8 million, a 6.4% decrease compared to the same period last year.