Protesters stage a sit-in at Hong Kong International Airport on August 9. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong International Airport posts biggest monthly drop in travellers since 2009, with 851,000 fewer passengers in August amid anti-government protest crisis

  • Airport handled 5.99 million passengers in August, a drop of 12.4 per cent compared to same month last year
  • Decline was biggest drop since June 2009, which posted a fall of 18.9 per cent
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters stage a sit-in at Hong Kong International Airport on August 9. Photo: Edmond So
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