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Cargo into Dubai International Airport growing nicely

Cargo into Dubai International Airport growing nicely

Dubai International Airport handled 234,743 tonnes of cargo during November 2016, a year-on-year growth of 7.5 per cent compared to 218,323 tonnes recorded during the same month in 2015.

Operator Dubai Airports says the year-to-date freight volumes after 11 months of 2016 reached 2,362,332 tonnes – compared to 2,287,167 tonnes handled during the same period in 2015, an increase of 3.3 per cent.

Describing DXB’s performance during the year as very satisfying, Paul Griffiths, chief executive officer of Dubai Airports says the gateway is all set to achieve impressive annual growth yet again.

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James Graham

James Graham is an award-winning transport media journalist with a long background in the commercial freight sector, including commercial aviation and the aviation supply chain. He was the initial Air Cargo Week journalist and retuned later for a stint as editor. He continues his association as editor of the monthly supplements. He has reported for the newspaper from global locations as well as the UK.

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