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Fri, 1 Feb 2019

Hong Kong Air Cargo Joins IATA

Hong Kong Air Cargo received its IATA membership certificate on Thursday.

Yvonne HO, General Manager Hong Kong and Macau of IATA said, “We are delighted to welcome Hong Kong Air Cargo as our newest IATA member. Hong Kong Air Cargo have proved that they are indeed a world player in this very tough market, they set the bar high and continue to excel in all areas of safety and best practice.”

International Air Transport Association (“IATA”) General Manager Hong Kong and Macau Ms. Yvonne HO presents Mr. Jevey Zhang, President of Hong Kong Air Cargo with the IATA membership certificate.  Click to enlarge.

In September last year, Hong Kong Air Cargo passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), an audit which is internationally recognised and accepted as an evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an airline.

Jevey Zhang, President of Hong Kong Air Cargo, said, “The completion of our IOSA registration and the receipt of our full IATA membership stands to further confirm Hong Kong Air Cargo’s commitment to the highest standards of operational safety. The recognition of the IATA membership is a proud moment for all of our staff and proves that hard work and determinations pays off. By meeting the worldwide practices and standards set out by IATA, we confidently aim to deliver a truly world class service. We fully support the continuous updating of standards to reflect regulatory revisions and the evolution of best practices within the worldwide airline industry under the continuing stewardship of IATA. Hong Kong Air Cargo will continue to focus on developing its network with an aim to build Hong Kong as an air cargo hub.”

Launched in 2017, Hong Kong Air Cargo, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Airlines, has a route network that now covers 11 destinations across the region including Almaty, Bangkok, Dhaka, Hangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Istanbul, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei and Zhengzhou with over 200 staff and a fleet of five Airbus A330-200F. Hong Kong Air Cargo is also the GSA of Hong Kong Airlines’ cargo business.

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