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HKIA Passenger Traffic and Flight Movements Return to 80% of Pre-Pandemic Level with New Daily Records


(Hong Kong, 27 December 2023, 1800hrs) - Passenger traffic at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has recovered to 80% of the pre-pandemic level, in line with Airport Authority Hong Kong's forecast. During Christmas holiday travel peak, the airport handled more than 160,000 passengers daily on 22 and 23 December consecutively. The 164,000 passengers handled on 23 December is a new daily record after the pandemic.

Flight movements have exceeded 80% of the pre-pandemic level since mid-December. A new post-pandemic record of 1,034 flights movements in a single day was seen on 23 December.

Passenger traffic at HKIA is expected to fully recover to the pre-pandemic level by the end of 2024.

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