Hong Kong airport’s long-term investment plans to stay on course despite ongoing protests buffeting passenger numbers

Hong Kong airport’s long-term investment plans to stay on course despite ongoing protests buffeting passenger numbers
Hong Kong International Airport, buffeted by months of civil unrest in the city, has no plans to cut back on long-term investment despite air traffic slumping at one of Asia’s busiest gateways.Although HKIA has made huge investments, notably on a HK$144 billion (US$18.46 billion) third runway, the Hong Kong Airport Authority’s executive director for engineering and technology Ricky Leung Wing-kee on Thursday shrugged off the downturn in passenger traffic.Leung, in his first day on the job, was…