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HKIA November Air Cargo Statistics

HKIA November Cargo Statistics

In November 2020, HKIA cargo throughput was 436,000 tonnes, recording a year-on-year drop of 3.0%, while freighter movements saw year-on-year growth of 12.7% to 6,270 from 5,564.

Travel demand remained weak in November as a result of the continuous COVID-19 pandemic. On the cargo front, imports and exports grew 12% and 5% year-on-year, respectively, amid the traditional cargo peak in November. Transshipments experienced a significant decrease due to shortage of belly capacity on passenger flights. Overall, cargo throughput to and from Mainland China and Southeast Asia experienced the most significant decreases during the month.

Over the first eleven months of the year, HKIA cargo throughput saw a 7.7% drop to 4.0 million tonnes.

On a 12-month rolling basis, cargo throughput fell 7.1% to 4.5 million tonnes.