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Q1 volumes rise of 3.5% at Dubai

Q1 volumes rise of 3.5% at Dubai

Freight volumes at Dubai International Airport (DXB) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017 were up 3.5 per cent to 636,479 tonnes.

Operator Dubai Airports says the hub handled 615,144 tonnes in the corresponding quarter last year.

The Q1 result was positively impacted by an 8.4 per cent boost in cargo volumes in March with 235,503 tonnes being handled compared to 217,202 tonnes in the same period last year.

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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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