February 5 2019  |  Airlines & Airports

Hong Kong International Airport rings in the ‘Year of the Pig’

By Elena Owyong


Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region and Jack So Chak-Kwong, Chairman of Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) enjoyed a dancing lion eye-dotting ceremony


Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region (HKSAR) (sixth from left); Jack So Chak-Kwong, Chairman of Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) (fifth from left); Raymond So, Acting Secretary for Transport and Housing (sixth from right); Simon Li, Director-General of Civil Aviation (third from left); Fred Lam, Chief Executive Officer of the AA (seventh from left), representatives from the government departments operating at HKIA and airport community attend the Chinese New Year celebration at HKIA

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) held a celebration on the first day of the Chinese New Year (February 5) to ring in the ‘Year of the Pig’.

Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region; Jack So Chak-Kwong, Chairman of Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA); Raymond So, Acting Secretary for Transport and Housing; Simon Li, Director-General of Civil Aviation; Fred Lam, Chief Executive Officer of the AA, representatives from the Government departments operating at HKIA and airport community attended the celebration. They enjoyed an eye-dotting ceremony for the dancing lions and watched song and dance performances.

During the Chinese New Year festive period, HKIA passengers will get to enjoy lion dance performances and a roving God of Fortune who will welcome them at the Meeters & Greeters Hall, the Central Concourse of Terminal 1 and Midfield Concourse in the restricted area.

The HKIA also shared that the AA will deploy more staff to assist passengers, while some retail and catering outlets will extend their service hours.

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