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Hong Kong cargo volumes remain steady in July

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August 13, 2018 Cargo and airmail remained steady in July at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) with exports proving stronger than imports. The airport handled 433,000 tonnes of cargo and airmail in July, with unloaded cargo increasing 3.6 per cent to 154,000 tonnes, loaded cargo decreasing 1.1 per cent to 271,000 tonnes and airmail falling […]

Fewer freighter flights means less cargo for Frankfurt

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August 13, 2018 Cargo volumes at Frankfurt Airport fell by 6.4 per cent in July due to fewer freighters and less freight being shipped in passenger aircraft. The German airport handled 175,960 tons, the lowest figure in July since the 2009 financial crisis, mainly due to the number of freighter aircraft operating from Frankfurt, with […]

Cargo slows in July at Heathrow Airport

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August 10, 2018 Cargo at Heathrow Airport is continuing to slow down in July with volumes falling by 2.1 per cent year-on-year. The airport handled 140,241 tonnes in July with most regions of the world falling two to three per cent. North America was the biggest trade lane at 49,695 tonnes, down 3.1 per cent; […]

Fraport to sell stake in Hannover Airport to iCON Flughafen

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August 7, 2018 Frankfurt Airport operator Fraport is to sell its 30 per cent stake in Hanover Airport to iCON Flughafen for €109.2 million. Fraport acquired shares in Hanover Airport’s operating company, Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH (FHLG) in two steps, initially 20 per cent in 1998, followed by another 10 per cent in 2003. The other […]

Slot constraints squeeze freighters out of Schiphol

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August 2, 2018 Cargo volumes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol fell by 2.6 per cent in the first half of 2017 as slot constraints squeezed out freighter aircraft. The Dutch airport handled 844,317 tonnes in the first six months of 2017, with full freighter volumes declining 9.4 per cent due to a decrease in air transport […]

BA’s Heathrow Flights Returning To Normal

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July 19, 2018 Flights at London’s Heathrow Airport were returning to normal, but with some delays, on Thursday morning after a double whammy of incidents caused delays and cancellations on Wednesday. The first problem happened just after lunchtime Wednesday when a fire alarm forced the evacuation of the airport’s control tower. Some flights were unable […]

Gatwick soars in June, Heathrow’s cargo dips slightly

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July 11, 2018 Cargo volumes at Gatwick Airport have continued to grow at double-digit rates in June while Heathrow has seen its first fall in almost two years. Gatwick Airport’s cargo volumes increased by 19.4 per cent to 9,354 tonnes in June, helped by its fast growing long-haul network. Orlando, USA remains the most popular […]

Parliament says yes to a third runway at Heathrow Airport

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June 26, 2018 Parliament has said yes to expanding Heathrow Airport, with 415 members of parliament supporting a third runway at the London airport. Following a vote in the House of Commons, the government won the vote by a majority of 296, with Conservative MPs under orders to support the government, Labour MPs being given […]

Moderate growth for Changi Airport in May

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June 25, 2018 Singapore Changi Airport experienced moderate growth in airfreight in May, with a 1.8 per cent year-on-year increase to 180,490 tonnes. So far in 2018 airfreight has grown by 3.4 per cent, handling 872,000 tonnes in the first five months of the year. The year started off strongly with 10.7 per cent growth […]

Another month of strong growth for Hong Kong

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June 18, 2018 Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has registered its second month in a row where cargo volumes grew at more than four per cent year-on-year. Cargo and airmail throughput rose by 4.3 per cent to 436,000 tonnes in May with transshipments recording a 16 per cent increase, contributing to most of the cargo […]