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Hong Kong Airport suspends flights for a second day because of anti-government protests

For the second day in a row, Hong Kong Airport has decided to cancel all remaining flights due to ongoing pro-democracy protests in the...

Hong Kong Airport suspends remaining Monday flights amid protests in the terminal

Hong Kong airport has decided to suspend check-in for all remaining flights on Monday due to ongoing pro-democracy protests in the airport's terminal. More...

Anti-government protesters started their three-day sit-in at Hong Kong Airport

Anti-government protesters have kicked off their three-day demonstration at Hong Kong’s international airport as demonstrations enter its tenth weekend, several hundreds of protesters handed out...

British Airways Airbus A380 encounters flaps retraction problem, dumps fuel and returns to Heathrow

On 8 February, a British Airways Airbus A380 (G-XLEA) departed London Heathrow for flight BA27 to Hong Kong. The aircraft, however, encountered a flaps...

Medical emergency: United Airlines’ flight UA179 diverts to Goose Bay; crew and passengers stuck for 15 hours

On 19 January, a United Airlines Boeing 777-200 (N76010) from New York Newark to Hong Kong diverted to Goose Bay, Canada after a medical...

No clearance to overfly; Indonesian Air Force intercepts Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 freighter

On 14 January, a Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 freighter (ET-AVN) was operating a non-scheduled cargo flight between Addis Ababa and Singapore (*). The crew...

Pharma Corridor between Hong Kong and Brussels Airport assures handling quality for temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and Brussels Airport today announced the launch of an airport-to-airport (A2A) pharma corridor, offering services catering to the specific...

Hong Kong Airlines strongly denies speculations about ceasing operations and applying for liquidation

Hong Kong Airlines strongly denies the recent news that has been published in several newspapers. The airline, established in 2006 as a member of the HNA...

Etihad Airways to introduce Boeing 787 Dreamliner on daily Hong Kong service

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily scheduled service from Abu Dhabi to Hong Kong, effective 31 March 2019. The...

Cathay Pacific welcomes HKSAR Government measures to make Lantau a “Double Gateway” to the world

Cathay Pacific welcomes the commitment of the Hong Kong SAR Government of making its “Lantau Tomorrow Vision” a priority as outlined in the...

British Airways to close Hong Kong base, 85 cabin crew members made redundant

For economic reasons, British Airways has decided to close its Hong Kong base. 85 cabin crew members have received a - rather cold -...

Air Belgium to stop Charleroi – Hong Kong route and focus on ACMI flights

  Belgian newspaper L'Avenir has learned that Air Belgium, whose only current route connects Brussels South Charleroi to Hong Kong, intends to stop this scheduled connection...

Some 900 flights cancelled at Hong Kong as typhoon Mangkhut hits the city

Strong wind sent debris flying over Hong Kong ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Mangkhut this Sunday. Mangkhut was once the world’s strongest storm...

Virgin Atlantic Cargo forecasts high demand for new Sydney – Hong Kong services

With expectations of booming e-commerce volumes from China coupled with strong demand for northbound cargo capacity, Virgin Atlantic Cargo anticipates the new Virgin Australia...

Air Belgium inaugural flight: the Hong Kong event and the return flight

The Hong Kong inaugural event In the afternoon of 7 June, Air Belgium had organised a press conference for the Hong Kong journalists at the...

[Trip Report] Air Belgium inaugural flight Charleroi – Hong Kong

Unlike the journalists who attended the inauguration event and who got airside where the speeches would take place by a short circuit, I was...

First Air Belgium commercial flight landed in Hong Kong

Air Belgium successfully operates first long-haul flight departing from Charleroi This morning, the first Air Belgium flight (KF851) landed in Hong Kong International Airport after...

Air Belgium received Russian overflight permit – First flight to Hong Kong confirmed for 3 June

Air Belgium finally received its overflight permit from the Russian authorities, Belgian newspaper La Libre Belgique reported online. Flying over the Russian airspace is necessary...

Hong Kong hub strengthens with new Cathay Pacific Group services to Davao City and Medan

Flights will link Hong Kong with these rapidly growing ASEAN cities for the first time, underlining a year of record expansion for the group Monday,...

Air Belgium discloses ticket prices: round-trip Hong Kong from €449, on sale from 3 April

Tomorrow morning (3 April) Air Belgium will launch its online reservation platform. From 30 April onwards, the newest Belgian airline will connect Brussels South...