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Kharkiv airport sets its air freight record

Source : 112 Ukraine

Thanks to the new freight terminal, the management remains hopeful of the airport's prospects
14:01, 3 January 2018

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Kharkiv airport transported 230 tons of freight in 2017 – the most it has been able to transport in the 26 years of Ukraine’s independence. Such information was published by the airport, Center for Transport Strategies reports.

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November was the most successful month -  31.3 tons of freight went through the airport then. The airport’s management hopes to break the 2017 record soon, as the airport now has a 1100 square meter freight terminal and it is able to handle 10 tons of freight hourly.

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“We are capable of transporting unconventional freight too. Fish, cats, medicine – we did it all successfully in the year ending. Thanks to our services, some dogs and cats flew to New York, some exotic fish flew to Turkey”, - the airport’s management explained.

Related: Lviv to increase its air connection with two major capitals

As reported, in 2017 the Lviv international airport managed to reach a passenger traffic of 1 million for the first time since 1991. Also, the Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air plans to introduce flights between Kharkiv and Germany’s Dortmund in April 2018 and between Kharkiv and Poland’s Katowice in June 2018.

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