Hong Kong Air Cargo has launched a ground transportation service for the local market to develop Hong Kong into a cargo transportation hub across the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay area.
The ground service, Hong Kong Air Cargo Logistics will work in tandem with the cargo carrier, which since its establishment in 2017 has started operating cargo services from Hong Kong to Bangkok, Dhaka, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore and Taipei.
Freighter destinations include Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Dhaka, Almaty and Istanbul.
Hong Kong Air Cargo assistant chief executive, Zeng Meng says: “With the completion of the Hong Kong–Zhuhai-Macao 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.”
The airline says it is looking to expand its business and service customers in the Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau Gulf regions as new cross border opportunities come about through the implementation of the “Belt and Road Initiative”, “Integrated Development in the Greater Bay Area” and “Guangdong – Hong Kong – Macau Greater Bay Area”
It also says that these initiatives designed by the Chinese government provide great potential for Hong Kong to develop its all round cargo, logistics and warehousing services in the region.