BREAKING NEWS: HK Express resumes flights

Hong Kong Express arrived at the Francisco C. Ada/Saipan International Airport this afternoon, Friday, at past 2pm, with a full capacity of 180 passengers from Hong Kong.


It was the first international flight to the CNMI after Super Typhoon Yutu’s destruction last Oct. 24 and 25 shut down the Saipan airport.


Staff of the Marianas Visitors Authority welcomed the passengers with shell leis and a welcome banner at the airport.


Ferdie De La Torre | Reporter
Ferdie Ponce de la Torre is a veteran journalist who has covered all news beats in the CNMI. Born in Lilo-an, Cebu City in the Philippines, De la Torre graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He is a recipient of many commendations and awards, including the CNMI Judiciary’s prestigious Justice Award for his over 10 years of reporting on the judiciary’s proceedings and decisions. Contact him at

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