HK Express has expressed its support for Hong Kong International Airport’s third runway but it has stated that the proposal to incorporate departure fees into airfares to “pre-pay” for the runway construction is unfair. Andrew Cohen, CEO of HK Express, said: “With the introduction of yet another government levy, most people will be paying more in taxes and fees than they will for their airfare. Drivers don’t pay to use a cross-harbour tunnel until it is actually built – aviation should be no different.” “As a monopoly operator, the Hong Kong Airport Authority (HKAA) is already a hugely profitable organisation

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