DWC handles 56,271 tonnes of cargo

The airport sees a rise of 153 per cent year-on-year in Q2 cargo movement

153 per cent rise Al Maktoum International Airport cargo volumes Dubai World Central DWC flight movements

Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) has seen a rise of 153 per cent year-on-year in cargo volumes in the second quarter of 2012 with the airport handling 56,271 tonnes. The number of flight movements at DWC also increased by 196 percent, year-on-year, from January to June, from 2,526 movements in the first half of 2011 to 7,474 movements; of these 3,961 of these movements took place during the second quarter, according to Dubai Airports’ statistics.