A cargo aircraft operated by Cathay Pacific takes off from Hong Kong International Airport on June 9. Photo: Bloomberg
How Hong Kong aviation is going to come back stronger – with Beijing’s blessing
Hong Kong remains the world’s top air cargo port. Beijing’s green light for the integration of Zhuhai and Hong Kong airports has put paid to speculation that it was favouring Shenzhen as the aviation hub for the Greater Bay Area
Bernard Charnwut Chan, born in 1965, is a Hong Kong politician and businessman. He is the grandson of Chin Sophonpanich, the late founder of Bangkok Bank. He is currently convenor of Hong Kong's Executive Council.