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Top 20 cargo airports for 2016

Top 20 cargo airports for 2016

Airports, Asia, Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic April 19, 2017 at 9:55 am

According to preliminary data from the Airports Council International, total cargo handled (loaded and unloaded freight and mail) by airports worldwide in 2016 was up 3.3% over 2015 to about 106 million tonnes. International freight handled was up 4.3% to about 66 million tonnes, accounting for a little more thanRead More

Cathay Pacific's cargo division ended 2016 with a strong performance in December.

Huge jump in Hong Kong cargo volume

Airports, Asia, Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic April 17, 2017 at 10:52 am

Hong Kong International Airport reported cargo volume in March up 17.7% y-o-y, to 433,000 tonnes. In 2015, cargo volume growth at HKIA  stalled, and the Airport’s full-year handle was up just one-tenth of one percent over 2014. This stagnation continued through the first half of 2016, and, despite a strong finish inRead More

DHL completes expansion of its Americas Hub

DHL completes expansion of its Americas Hub

Airports, E-Commerce, Express, News March 1, 2017 at 10:54 am

DHL Express completed a major expansion of its main hub for the Americas, and is on a hiring spree to increase its workforce there by almost 40%. The expansion at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) includes a new, 45 acre (18.2 hectare) north ramp with sixteen additional aircraft gates (bringing theRead More

HNA Group buys Hahn Airport

HNA Group buys Hahn Airport

Airports, Asia, Carriers, News February 27, 2017 at 9:42 am

The German state of Rhineland-Palatinate sold its 82.5% stake in Hahn Airport (HHN) to China’s aviation and travel conglomerate HNA Group for €15.1 million. According to a report in CargoForwarder, the financial transaction has been completed, and the final contract will be signed on 1 March. The fate of the remainingRead More

Cathay Pacific's cargo division ended 2016 with a strong performance in December.

Top 40 Cargo Airports for 2015

Airports, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Traffic September 12, 2016 at 10:54 am

The Airports Council International (ACI) said that, in 2015, airports worldwide handled a total of 106 million tonnes of cargo, up 2.6% over the 2014 total. The forty busiest airports handled 59% of the overall total. A chart showing both total freight and international freight handled by the forty busiestRead More

CAAC approves Wuhan hub for SF

CAAC approves Wuhan hub for SF

Airports, Asia, E-Commerce, Express, Strategy April 27, 2016 at 9:55 am

The Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) approved SF Express’ application to build a new airport in Yanji, a small town near Wuhan. Assuming SF goes ahead with the project, it will have an express air hub that is within two hours flying time of a billion people. Draw a lineRead More

Top twenty cargo airports in 2015

Top twenty cargo airports in 2015

Airports, Traffic April 4, 2016 at 10:41 am

According to Airports Council International, total cargo handled (loaded and unloaded freight and mail) by airports worldwide in 2015 was up 2.4% over 2014 to about 103 million tonnes. International freight handled was up 2.2% to 63 million tonnes, accounting for a little more than 61% of the total volume.Read More

Express volume pushes Shenzhen into ‘Million Tonne Club’

Express volume pushes Shenzhen into ‘Million Tonne Club’

Aircraft, Airports, Asia, Express, News March 23, 2016 at 10:38 am

This year Shenzhen’s Bao’an International Airport became the eleventh Asia-based airport to join the “Million Tonne Club,” a designation reserved for airports with an annual cargo volume of more than one million tonnes. The ten other airports to make the list have all appeared previously and, as can be seenRead More