CSMIA welcomes Hong Kong Air Cargo Carrier Limited to Mumbai
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) expands its cargo services with welcoming Hong Kong Air Cargo’s maiden Freighter aircraft, Hong Kong Air Cargo Carrier Limited (RH), to India. Hong Kong Air Cargo’s A330-200 Freighter holds overall capacity of 70 tons.
Through this haulage, CSMIA aided the export of 49 tons from Mumbai to Hong Kong. Currently, Hong Kong Air cargo’s freighter service is a scheduled airline operating once a week and will route its freighter flight to India from CSMIA.
Headquartered in Hong Kong, China, the freighter airline has been operating in the blue skies of Hong Kong for over 3 years and provides reliable international scheduled and non-scheduled air freight transportation service for Hong Kong, Asia and beyond. Currently, Hong Kong Air Cargo operates a network of twelve destinations with its fleet of five A330-200F wide-body freighters.
Between June to August, CSMIA transported over 1,87,000 tonnes of air freight operated by 18,900 flights, where 25,000 tonnes of freight included pharmaceutical goods, medical equipment amongst others. Mumbai airport handled 25,000 tons of international export cargo in the month of August 2021.