Cargo records tumble at Leipzig/Halle

Leipzig/Halle Airport, Germany’s second-largest air cargo hub, saw record cargo volumes in October by handling 88,336 tonnes, a 10.1% increase over like month 2014.
This is the fourth throughput record during 2015 for the airport, due mainly to express volumes from DHL and the DHL’s AeroLogic joint venture with Lufthansa Cargo.
Freight volumes at the hub in eastern Germany grew by 8.6% to 812,060 tonnes for the first ten months of 2015.
Leipzig/Halle Airport is the fifth largest airfreight hub in Europe, handling more than 910,700 tonnes in 2014.
Two Antonov 124-100 aircraft has been permanently stationed at Leipzig/Halle since March 2006 as part of the SALIS Project (Strategic Airlift Interim Solution).

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