Liszt Ferenc cargo volume rises 15% in 2018
Cargo volume at Liszt Ferenc International Airport increased 15% to 146,000 tons last year, operator Budapest Airport told state news wire MTI.
TNTʼs cargo facility at Liszt Ferenc International Airport
The volume includes cargo placed in the holds of passenger aircraft as well as that handled by international delivery companies UPS, FedEx, DHL and TNT.
In addition to deliveries of chemicals, automotive and IT industry goods, all staples of Hungaryʼs exports, cargo handled at the airport has included calves ordered from Israel and race horses delivered to China and Russia.
Budapest Airport said it would complete a 20,000 sqm warehouse for non-integrated carriers this year. The HUF 15 billion investment includes an extra frontal service area big enough to accommodate two Boeing 747 aircraft.
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.