Top 50 Airports: 10 fastest-growing air hubs

The title for fastest growth in the last year was No. 30, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International (CVG), which increased its throughput by 27.3 percent in 2017, to reach nearly 944,800 tonnes. As a further sign of the growing influence of Vietnam in global air cargo operations, Hanoi’s Noi Bai (No. 39) and Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan […]
  • Randy Woods
  • October 25, 2018

Kabul to Mumbai cargo service kicks off with perishables delivery

A flight carrying 40 tonnes of fresh apples arrived at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM) on Dec. 27, marking the first flight to Mumbai on the new dedicated airfreight corridor between India and Afghanistan, India’s IANS newswire reported. After delivering its haul of perishables to Mumbai, the flight returned on Thursday to Kabul […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • December 29, 2017

After 16 years, KLM resumes flights to Mumbai’s CSIA adding belly freight to busy route

After a 16-year hiatus, KLM is relaunching service to Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), connecting Amsterdam to India with three weekly flights. While the route’s added passenger connectivity has garnered much attention, KLM’s choice of a 787-9 widebody aircraft on the route has cargo implications as well, with belly capacity of more than 6 […]
  • Lewis King
  • October 30, 2017