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Airport Authority’s Statement in Response to Media Enquiry about Relief Measures


(HONG KONG, 21 February 2020)  –  Since the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the number of passengers at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has decreased significantly, causing impact of different extent to businesses operating at the airport. Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) is introducing a new round of relief measures, including rental concessions, reduction or waiver of fees, among others, to relieve the pressure on business operations for the industry. The new round of relief measures will benefit different airport business partners, such as airport retail and catering outlets, airlines, ground handling agents, ramp handling services companies, and aviation support service companies, etc. In September 2019 the AA has introduced rent concessions and other relief measures in view of the impact on businesses brought by social unrest, followed by this new round of measures. It is hoped that the two rounds of relief measures would be of help to the industry during this difficult period.

The relief measures which commenced last year and the new round of measures, coupled with rental adjustment and concessions, amount to about HK$1.6 billion.

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