April throughput rises at DXB

Dubai International Airport handled 217,881 tonnes of airfreight during April, a rise of 1.9% over the same month of last year when 213,790 tonnes passed through the Middle Eastern gateway.
For the year to date, volumes rose by 3.9 percent compared to the same four months of 2016, from 828.934 to 854,359.
Dubai International is second in the world for international cargo traffic and is operated by Dubai Airports, which also runs the neighbouring Dubai World Central gateway.

Share this story

Related Topics

Latest cargo airport news

Dutch aviation groups hit out at current emission ceiling plans

By Damian Brett

The Dutch air cargo sector along with leading airlines, airports and aviation groups have hit out at new Dutch government…

Read More

Share this story

Teesside Airport approved for perishable handling

By Damian Brett

Teesside International Airport in the UK has been approved as a Border Control Point (BCP) meaning it can handle perishable…

Read More

Share this story

Royal Schiphol Group COO exits over “difference of opinion”

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Royal Schiphol Group has announced its chief operating officer Hanne Buis will exit the job on February 1 due to…

Read More

Share this story