Hong Kong, flight reservations collapse

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 19:38:02 +0200

ROME, AUGUST 13 - Asian flight bookings to Hong Kong have fallen 33% in the last four weeks compared to the same period in 2018, as a result of the chaos caused by protests underway in the former British colony. The analysis firm ForwardKeys reports, according to what reported by the Cnn.
In the 27 days between 14 July and 9 August, flight bookings from Asia - excluding mainland China and Taiwan - decreased by 33.4% compared to the same period last year. "Now there is clear evidence that the protests reversed a positive travel trend, in which bookings for the first six and a half months of the year increased by 6.6% compared to 2018," a company statement reads. .
The company reported that during the eight-week period from 16 June to 9 August, flight bookings decreased by 20% compared to last year.