View of the empty departure gates at Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong View of the empty departure gates at Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong
View of the empty departure gates at Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong

Coronavirus: Hong Kong International Airport’s profits survived 9/11, Sars, and the 2008 global financial crisis, but Covid-19 is different

  • Twenty-year streak at risk from global pandemic with commercial travel industry gutted and revenues slashed
  • Annual report paints gloomy picture of future but Airport Authority CEO says it will only be ‘temporary setback’

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
View of the empty departure gates at Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong View of the empty departure gates at Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong
View of the empty departure gates at Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong
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