SVO plans to grow cargo complex with rising Chinese cross-border e-commerce, express demand

This week, Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) and Moscow Cargo presented their “2030 Master Plan” for the expansion of the airport’s cargo complex to an audience including Chinese airline executives and members of a Chinese international trade committee, positioning the Russian airport to capture growing Chinese cross-border e-commerce demand. The Chinese Committee for the Promotion of […]

Sheremetyevo passes 300,000 tonnes total cargo, mail for 2017

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) saw a healthy increase in cargo traffic during 2017, thanks to strengthening global trade, as the airport reported handling more than 290,000 tonnes of cargo and 35,000 tonnes of airmail during 2017 – up 27.3 percent and 43.8 percent, respectively, compared to 2016. International cargo volumes were reported as increasing […]

Moscow Cargo begins commercial operations at new cargo complex

Moscow Cargo, the air cargo operator at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO), launched commercial operations at the facility’s new 43,200-square-meter cargo complex, the largest such operation in Russia. The new terminal handles about 250 tonnes of cargo per day and has an annual capacity of 380,000 tonnes per year. All cargo operations for domestic flights […]

Sheremetyevo international cargo volume rises 80 percent

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) experienced a significant uptick in cargo throughput during the first 11 months of 2017, as the overall cargo handle at the airport rose by 30 percent, year-over-year, to more than 260,000 tonnes, and cargo volumes on international flights increased by a full 80 percent during the same time. The most […]

Putin associate granted cargo contract for Aeroflot

Last year, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin signed a decree that placed his businessman friend, Arkady Rotenberg, in charge of Moscow’s second-largest airport, Sheremetyevo (SVO).  Now, reports Lloyd’s Loading List, Rotenberg has won a court case upholding the contract for the handling of Aeroflot’s cargo at SVO. Sources close to Aeroflot said the two-year contract is […]