Airport World - Staff Reporter

Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) welcomed 401,000 passengers in July, 2022, a colossal 259.3% increase over the same period last year, although passenger volumes remain significantly down on pre-pandemic levels.

Cargo throughput and air traffic movements recorded 17% and 3.1% year-on-year drops to 348,000 tonnes and 11,485 movements, respectively.

The relaxation of inbound travel and transfer/transit measures drove the growth in all passenger traffic segments – including Hong Kong residents, visitors and transfer/transit passengers – compared to the same month last year. Passenger traffic to and from Southeast Asia experienced the most significant increase.

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