Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) today released the traffic figures for Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) for November 2021.
The airport handled 120,000 passengers and 14,875 flight movements in the month, marking increases of 48.1% and 18.4% respectively.
Passenger traffic continued to remain at a significantly low level compared to the pre-pandemic level recorded in 2019.
In November 2021, outbound transfer passengers from Mainland China to North America recorded significant increases.
In the first 11 months of the year passengers and flights handled were 1.2 million and 130,300, dropping 86.3% and 12.0% respectively year-on-yearly.
On a 12-month rolling basis, HKIA handled 1.3 million passengers and 142,960 flight movements, which marks year-on-year decreases of 91.1% and 21.5% respectively.
Meanwhile, a complimentary flight delay insurance with fully automated compensation has been launched for registered members of “HKairport Rewards” in “My HKG”, the official mobile application of HKIA. It automatically triggers claims when conditions are met, and manages the whole claim process digitally on the mobile app.
Chris Au Young, General Manager, Data Analytics and Smart Airport of AAHK, said, “Launched in partnership between AAHK and ZA, the free flight delay insurance represents the latest of our continuous efforts to offer innovative travel-related products to our passengers.
“The provision of My HKG as a platform for the pioneering product demonstrates AAHK’s effort in striving to go beyond what a traditional airport offers to passengers. In addition to InsurTech, we are working with other industries including TravelTech, FinTech, Lifestyle Tech, etc. to create a new digital airport experience for our passengers. ”