Freighter exit affects DBX cargo tonnages

Freight volumes at Dubai International (DBX) continued an expected downward trend in January, falling 5.5 per cent  to 186,230 tonnes compared with like month in January 2014.
The reduction follows the shift of freighter operations to the UAE’s Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central from May last year. 
DBX began 2015 with a record monthly traffic throughput when it processed more than 6.8m passengers in January, a 7.7 per cent on 2014.

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