HONG KONG: Hactl’s April throughput surges 42%

Air cargo throughput at Hong Kong’s main cargo terminal – Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) – rose 41.9 per cent in April from a year earlier. A total of 10,080 tonnes of air cargo were handled on 23 April alone, the highest daily tonnage throughput Hactl ever handled, the company said in a […]


Air cargo throughput at Hong Kong’s main cargo terminal – Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) – rose 41.9 per cent in April from a year earlier. A total of 10,080 tonnes of air cargo were handled on 23 April alone, the highest daily tonnage throughput Hactl ever handled, the company said in a statement. Total air cargo volumes in April totalled 248,027 tonnes. Cargo exports in April jumped 53.5 per cent from a year earlier, while imports were up 32.1 per cent.

Lilian Chan, Hactl’s general manager of marketing and customer service, said in a statement that growth was accelerating into the second quarter of 2010 and that the firm expected “2010 will be a strong year due to the reviving economy.”