Tag Archives: Hong Kong international airport

Hong Kong averts airport protest with security blitz.

Hong Kong authorities mounted a security blitz at and near the airport on Saturday, averting a second straight weekend of disruptions by pro-democracy activists who have refused to yield even after gaining a concession from the government this week. Police mounted road checks and inspected passengers on trains and buses …

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Video: Hong Kong airport in Chaos after protesters and police clash.

The already tense situation at Hong Kong international airport became outright chaotic as Chinese riot police clashed with protesters blocking outgoing flights, with reporters and travelers among the injured. Demonstrators demanding democracy blocked the departures terminal late on Tuesday local time, preventing any passengers from leaving the airport. Incoming flights …

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