Sunday, June 23, 2024
Fifth year of double-digit freight growth for Lyon

Fifth year of double-digit freight growth for Lyon

Lyon Saint Exupery Airport has experienced its fifth consecutive year of double-digit freight growth transporting 59,407 tonnes due to extra capacity on freighters and passenger aircraft.

Freight grew 11.8 per cent compared to 2015 helped by Air Algerie starting weekly cargo flights in November and freighter operations by Emirates.

Express freight increased 12 per cent energised by strong results by major operators, a new route by TNT and additional flights by DHL and UPS.

Long haul flights to locations including Montreal, Moscow and Dubai increased cargo capacity further.

Operator Aeroports de Lyon says every served continent saw strong growth from increased capabilities on existing lines and 20 new destinations such as Moscow, operated by Aeroflot and Montreal by Air Canada.


Stay informed. Stay ahead. To get the latest air cargo news and industry trends delivered directly to your inbox, sign up now!

related articles

Pilot project with mobile hydrogen refuelling station and hydrogen tractor at Brussels Airport

Automation’s Impact on the Future of Pilots and Aviation

Bournemouth Airport eyes 2024 peak season opportunity