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Airport Operations Seriously Disrupted As a Result of the Public Assembly


(HONG KONG, 12 August, 2019, 1930hrs) – Airport operations at Hong Kong International Airport have been seriously disrupted as a result of the public assembly at the airport today. Passenger flight operations have been fully suspended since around 1530hrs.

Subject to resumption of airport operations, Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) is working with airlines on rescheduling flights from 0600hrs of 13 August, with flight movements expected to be affected. Passengers are reminded to pay attention to the latest flight information through the airport’s website and the “HKG My Flight” mobile app, and confirm their flights before heading to the airport. Passengers can also check with their airlines for the latest flight information.

The Airport Emergency Centre has been activated by the AA since 1100hrs today. The AA will work closely with its business partners with a view to gradually resuming normal airport operations as soon as possible.


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