Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) has handled 64 horses competing in the Longines Masters of Hong Kong.
The horses were handled by Hactl for the fourth year running, have travelled on the official carrier for the event, Emirates Airline, who Hactl handles cargo for in Hong Kong. The horses were transported from Liege Airport via Dubai World Central to Hong Kong, arriving on 15 February. The operation was coordinated from Belgium by European Horse Services.
Hactl chief executive, Mark Whitehead says: “It is great to see this prestigious and unique event back in Hong Kong once more, and we are delighted to have worked with Emirates and European Horse Services to ensure that the very valuable entrants were in perfect condition to take part, and then returned home safely afterwards. It seems horses handled jetlag very well!”