KIAB, Bengaluru sees 5.4 percent rise in cargo traffic 2015
Jan 19, 2016 : Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) has shown a substantial increase of 5.4 percent of growth in 2015 to reach a total volume of 287,198 metric tonnes (MT) last year.In addition to the existing cold pharma zone operated by cargo partner Menzies Aviation Bobba Bangalore, BIAL’s other cargo partner AISATS has commenced work on its Perishable Handling Centre at KIAB which is being built with the view that such specialised facilities will boost exports and enhance efficient handling of perishable products by creating sufficient storage capacity, minimising wastage and reducing the operational costs.A dedicated drug testing lab for pharma shipments testing and clearance will also be part of perishable handling centre.Cargo figures for 2015 (Jan-Dec ‘15):
|Details||Jan 14-Dec 14||Jan 15-Dec 15||Growth compared to previous Year|
|Total Cargo Tonnage (in MT)||272,512||287,198||5.4 percent|
|Domestic Cargo||110,346||115,209||4.4 percent|
|International Cargo||162,166||171,989||6.1 percent|
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