Hong Kong Airlines Hosts the 17th “Triumph Sky High” Junior Programme
[Hong Kong ▪ 8 May 2017] Full-service airline Hong Kong Airlines brought students from the I-Future Teens International Foundation Limited on board a real aircraft and touring around the airport facilities.
The Triumph Sky High aviation experience tour commenced with a visit to Hong Kong Airlines’ check-in counters at the Hong Kong International Airport. Students then traveled on the Automated People Mover and went onboard a Hong Kong Airlines aircraft in the Midfield Concourse. Pilots and cabin crew of Hong Kong Airlines shared their aviation knowledge and flight experiences with the students of whom also learned the structure of cockpit and cabin, experienced Business Class facilities, tried on life jackets and even performed the tasks of making inflight announcement and serving meals to passengers.
Nurturing younger generation with aviation knowledge has been a key CSR initiative of Hong Kong Airlines. Since its launch in 2014, Hong Kong Airlines offered more than 600 local primary and secondary students from different backgrounds the opportunity to learn about the aviation operation through aircraft visit and gave them exposure to the daily works of cabin crew members. About Hong Kong Airlines Established in 2006, Hong Kong Airlines is a full-service airline firmly rooted in Hong Kong.
It has grown remarkably in just ten years with a wide destination network covering over 30 major cities across the Asia Pacific region, including Gold Coast, Auckland, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo, Sapporo, Seoul, Bangkok, Bali and Okinawa. The Company has also signed agreements with 14 codeshare and 75 interline partners respectively. The current operating fleet is made up of 33 Airbus aircraft, consisting of 29 passenger aircraft and 4 freighters. With an average age of around 4.8 years, Hong Kong Airlines operates one of the youngest fleets in the world. Hong Kong Airlines has been awarded the internationally acclaimed four-star rating from Skytrax since 2011. It was also the winner for Asia’s Leading Inflight Service in World Travel Awards 2015.