Air cargo surges 15pc at Budapest Airport in 2018
THE volume of air cargo at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport increased by 14
THE volume of air cargo at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport increased by 14.9 per cent in 2018, exceeding the 13.5 per cent growth rate of passenger traffic, the airport said in a statement.
'Over the last three years, double-digit cargo growth was recorded in Budapest, which is a good indication of the development of the Hungarian economy and its export-oriented industries,' the airport added.
'The volume of arriving and departing cargo that was processed at the airport last year was 146,113 tonnes. We are focusing all our efforts to make good use of the ideal conditions in Budapest and turn Liszt Ferenc International Airport into a major cargo logistics hub of the Central-Eastern European region,' said Rene Droese, director Property and Cargo of Budapest Airport.
The cargo shipped through the airport included low weight and high value products such as electronics, mobile phones, computer parts, car parts, as well as pharmaceutical products, Xinhua News reported.