Aug. 21, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Hong Kong
International Airport saw its passenger throughput exceeded 5 million in Jul this year, edge up 0.5% YoY, according to a statement from the Airport Authority of Hong Kong.
In July, the airport's aircraft movements increased 3.4% YoY to record 29,880. However, its cargo and mail throughput declined 1.6% YoY to 335,000 metric tons last month.
In the first seven months of this year, Hong Kong International Airport saw its passenger volume increased 5.9% YoY to 32.7 million, while its aircraft movements rose 5.4% from a year earlier to 201,760.
The airport handled 2.3 million metric tons of cargo during the seven-month period, 0.2% lower than it realized in the same period of last year.