Memphis Airport surpasses Hong Kong in 2020 cargo throughput

Express volumes from airport anchor FedEx contributed to Memphis boost

FedEx’s Memphis International Airport (MEM) hub has dethroned Hong Kong International (HKG), the longtime largest cargo airport, in terms of 2020 cargo throughput, thanks to MEM's reliance on dedicated freighters. MEM’s cargo handle in 2020 increased to 4.61 million tonnes in 2020, according to preliminary figures released by Airports Council International during a webinar this week. […]

 

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