Cargo growth levels off at Dubai’s DWC

Airfreight volumes at Al Maktoum International (DWC) registered an anemic increase during 2016, at just under 898,000 tonnes, up only 0.8 percent, compared to the nearly 891,000 tonnes handled during 2015. At this time last year, the airport announced that cargo volumes had surged 7.7 percent during 2015, compared to the previous year. But with Dubai International (DXB) to the north moving 3.4 percent more cargo in bellyholds throughout 2016, Emirates, the national carrier, is still seeing signi...

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