Groupe ADP and Airport Authority of Hong-Kong (AAHK) have signed two memorandums of understanding (MoU) to strengthen cooperation between Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and Hong-Kong International Airport (HKIA). The agreements cover airport management, aviation development and cargo development.
Regarding airport management and aviation development, the two parties agree to cooperate to improve performance in efficiency, safety, security, quality and environmental protection, and enhance network connectivity to strengthen their respective hub positions, and share experiences and best practices to further support talent development.
The agreement also aims to strengthen the cooperation on cargo development between the two bodies and Asia and Europe. The MoU aims to promote and facilitate the transport of fast-growing cargo segments such as e-commerce, temperature-controlled goods and luxury products.
They will also share experience and best practices to enhance safety, security, reliability and efficiency of air cargo development.
Since the beginning of 2018, an average of 40 flights fly between the two airports every week. In 2017, these flights carried 481,819 passengers and 39,700 tonnes of cargo.
The two MoUs were signed by Augustin de Romanet, chairman and CEO of Groupe ADP, and by Fred Lam, CEO of AAHK.