Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) cancelled all remaining departures late on Tuesday afternoon for a second straight day. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong airport shutdown could give Shenzhen the edge as top air hub in Greater Bay Area

  • Chaos at Hong Kong International Airport comes as neighbouring centres press ahead with big plans
  • Shenzhen Baoan International Airport gained approval in April to build a third runway, which would allow it to handle 80 million passengers a year
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) cancelled all remaining departures late on Tuesday afternoon for a second straight day. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Cissy Zhou

Cissy Zhou

Cissy joined the SCMP in 2019. Prior to that, she has been a producer at BBC News and investigative reporter at CaiXin Media. She is interested in China's politics and economy.

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