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

Open source

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.

Related: Wizzair to renew flights from Kharkiv

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.

Related: EBRD, EIB to allocate €320 million to expand Kharkiv metro

“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.

Система Orphus

If you find an error, highlight the desired text and press Ctrl + Enter, to tell about it

see more