Saturday, June 15, 2024

Ground broken at Halifax Stanfield logistics park

Ground has been broken at Halifax Stanfield International Airport’s Air Cargo Logistics Park in a ceremony attended by airport executives and local dignitaries. The logistics park will be built on 25 acres of vacant land at Halifax Stanfield and include a new cargo apron area, buildings for cargo handling, an aircraft de-icing facility and associated […]

Halifax Stanfield snaps up tasty lobster market

Growth shows no signs of slowing down at Halifax Stanfield International Airport as demand for Nova Scotia seafood continues to increase. The airport operator, Halifax International Airport Authority tells Air Cargo Week that cargo volumes have increased consistently over the last five years, with 2018 growing 8.5%. The first half of 2019 was up over […]

Live lobster is catch of the cargo at Halifax Stanfield

Live lobster is the cargo of the day, every day at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, with significant growth in exports to China, Europe and US. Nova Scotia seafood represented a significant portion of the record 36,938 tonnes of cargo at Halifax Stanfield, an increase of 8.5% over 2017 and the fifth consecutive year of growth. […]

Lobsters help Halifax Stanfield grow 21%

Cargo volumes at Halifax Stanfield International Airport grew 21.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 due to new direct flights to China transporting lobsters, Halifax International Airport Authority director for cargo & real estate development, Glen Boone (pictured) explains. This follows a record year in 2016 with 4.1 per cent growth to 33,330 […]

Halifax Stanfield and Incheon expand sister airport agreement

Halifax Stanfield International Airport has celebrated six years of a ‘sister airport’ agreement with Incheon International Airport by further expanding the deal. Since initially starting the agreement in 2010, cargo exports have been a major focus area, with live lobster exports to Asia doubling between 2010 and 2015. Halifax says the value of live lobster […]