Friday, March 16, 2018

Air Cargo Operation Launches Road Haulage Logistics Initiative

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HONG KONG – Hong Kong Air Cargo has launched a road haulage operation to serve the local market alongside its air freight services. Hong Kong Air Cargo Logistics aims to develop the region into a cargo transportation hub across the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau, Greater Bay Area.

As the country implements new cross-border network opportunities brought by the implementation of the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’, ‘Integrated Development in the Greater Bay Area’ and ‘Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area’, Hong Kong Air Cargo looks to expand its business with the foundation of the air cargo business and aims to service customers in the Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau Gulf regions.

Designed by the Chinese Government, these initiatives provide great potential for Hong Kong to develop its all-around cargo, logistics and warehousing services in the targeted region. Zeng Meng, Assistant Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong Air Cargo said,

“We are pleased to announce the commencement of Hong Kong Air Cargo Logistics today. Hong Kong Air Cargo has developed steadily since our establishment last year and we have seen remarkable achievements. With the completion of the Hong Kong–Zhuhai-Macau bridge, the Shenzhen-Zhongshan bridge as well as the ‘Belt and Road’ and the ‘Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area’ initiatives introduced by the Chinese Government, moving forward, Hong Kong Air Cargo will focus to develop a fully integrated transportation network in the Greater Bay Area including air cargo, ground transportation and warehousing services with an aim to build Hong Kong as the logistics hub.”

Since its establishment in 2017, Hong Kong Air Cargo has expanded its route network to cover six destinations in the region in less than a year. The carrier currently operates cargo services from Hong Kong to Bangkok, Dhaka, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore, and Taipei. Additionally, they are the general sales agent of Hong Kong Airline’s cargo business. The all-cargo destinations of Hong Kong Airlines now include Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Dhaka, Almaty and Istanbul.