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Special Measures for Rail Services Connecting the Airport on 5 October


(HONG KONG, 4 October 2019, 2100hrs)  –  In view of online calls for public assemblies at various districts in the city tomorrow (5 October), Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has been working closely with the airport community and public transport operators to implement special measures to ensure the smooth operations of Hong Kong International Airport.

From 1300hrs tomorrow until close of service, airport-bound Airport Express trains will only take passengers from Hong Kong Station to the airport, while city-bound Airport Express service from the airport will only stop at Hong Kong Station. In-town check-in service at Kowloon Station will be suspended for the whole day tomorrow.

Access control at the terminal buildings of HKIA is being implemented. Only bona fide passengers with a valid air ticket or boarding pass for a flight in the next 24 hours and a valid travel document will be allowed to enter the terminal buildings. Airport security and AA staff will be deployed to Hong Kong Station of Airport Express Line tomorrow to assist checks with travellers heading to the airport regarding required documents or proof.

Passengers are advised to allow sufficient time to travel to the airport. Passengers can also check with their respective airlines, or the airport’s website and “HKG My Flight” mobile app for updated flight information.

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