Saturday, July 13, 2024

Leipzig/Halle breaks cargo records in October

Leipzig/Halle Airport continues to break records with 6.5% growth in October, putting it well above the national trend. The airport handled 112,587 tonnes of cargo in October, up 6.5% and marking an absolute record for the month. From January to October, cargo volumes rose by 1.3% to 1.02 million tonnes, the 13th year of growth, […]

Volga-Dnepr to develop Leipzig/Halle as a multimodal hub

Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mitteldeutsche Flughafen to develop Leipzig/Halle Airport as a multimodal hub for scheduled and charter operations. The memorandum of understanding was signed in the presence of Saxon state minister of finances, Dr Matthias Hass at the 53rd International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France. Both companies […]

Leipzig/Halle to invest €500 million in cargo facilities

The supervisory board of Mitteldeutsche Flughafen has unanimously cleared the way for investments including a second cargo city in the northern part of Leipzig/Halle Airport. The shareholders agreed to investments in apron areas, logistics and office buildings in the northern and southern parts of Leipzig/Halle as well as cargo city, investing around €500 million over […]

Leipzig/Halle organises humanitarian conference

Leipzig/Halle Airport, working with the Volga-Dnepr Group and the Akkon University of Human Sciences organised a specialist international conference focusing on humanitarian logistics. About 60 representatives from research institutes, government and non-government organisations, logistics companies, airports as well as airlines attended the event held in Leipzig on the fringes of the OECD’s International Transport Forum […]

Another year of success for Leipzig/Halle Airport

Freight volumes at Leipzig/Halle Airport have grown for the 14th year in succession, driven by DHL’s express services, as well as charter flights. In 2018, Europe’s fifth largest cargo hub handled 1.2 million tonnes of airfreight, representing growth of 7.3% over the previous year. The continued growth has been praised by Saxony’s economic affairs and […]

Leipzig/Halle signs MoU with Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport

Leipzig/Halle Airport and Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport have signed a memorandum of understanding to help airfreight grow between the two airports. The agreement creates the framework for long-term cooperation with a major focus on e-commerce and exchange of experience and information, as well as personnel. E-commerce in Vietnam is growing rapidly, with the volume […]