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[Short Fuse] Will more than 10% of flights departing from Hong Kong Intl. Airport be cancelled on the 16th of August 2019?

The Hong Kong protesters have recently started occupying Hong Kong Intl. Airport, disrupting many flights.

According to the Hong Kong Intl. Airport's website, on the 12th of August 2019, 118 of 522 departing flights (23%) had been cancelled. As of writing, for the 13th of August, 218 of 511 departing flights were cancelled (43%). For the 14th of August, 56 of 510 departing flights were already cancelled (11%).

Question: On the 16th of August, will the Hong Kong Intl. Airport's website list >= 10% of departing flights as "Cancelled"?


  • The percentages are to be computed from the "Status" column of the linked page for the relevant day (the website is on HK time), counting number of lines with "Cancelled", and the total number of lines.
  • Sadly the website only lists flights from the previous day onward, so the numbers will have to be checked on the 17th at the latest.
  • Failure to retrieve the numbers for any reason resolves ambiguous.
  • Less than 250 departing flights being scheduled for the 16th resolves ambiguous.


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