Cheap airlines in Hong Kong
In Hong Kong the cheapest airlines are:
- AirAsia - Flying to cities in different countries in South east Asia
- Oasis Hong Kong - only flights from Canada/U.K. to Hong Kong and back
- Dragonair - only domestic flights within China
- Cathay Pacific - Not the cheapest airline really but great coverage over the World
- Hong Kong Airlines
About Hong Kong
Hong Kong is located on China’s south coast, 60 km (37 mi) east of Macau on the opposite side of the Pearl River Delta. It is surrounded by the South China Sea on the east, south, and west, and borders the Guangdong city of Shenzhen to the north over the Shenzhen River. As much of Hong Koong’s terrain is hilly to mountainous with steep slopes, less than 25% of the territory’s landmass is developed, and about 40% of the remaining land area is reserved as country parks and nature reserves. Hong Kong remains to be the most popular Asian destination among Filipinos andHong Kong offers Filipino travellers an enjoyable overseas experience without busting their wallets. Hong Kong name is an approximate phonetic rendering of the pronunciation of the spoken Cantonese or Hakka name meaning fragrant harbor. Pearl of the orient is the most famous nickname of Hong Kong. Airlines of Hong Kong are: Air Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific, Dragonair, Heliservices, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express Airways, Hong Kong Jet, Metrojet and Waterfront Air.
English and Cantonese are official languages in Hong Kong. On the British colonial era, English was the sole official language of Hong Kong until 1974; it is a major working language in Hong Kong and is widely used in commercial activities and legal matters. The official Languages Ordinance was amended to require all new legislation to be enacted bilingually in both English and Chinese. In 1990, the Hong Kong Basic Law declared English’s co-official language status with Chinese after the 1997 handover. The name “Hong Kong” is an approximate phonetic rendering of the pronunciation of the spoken Cantonese or Hakka name, meaning fragrant harbour. 97% of the population in Hong Kong speaks Cantonese, a Chinese spoken variant originating from Guangzhou (Canton) city in Guangdong province. It is the main variety used in education, broadcasting, government administration, legislature and judiciary as well as daily communication.