Munich sees record cargo volumes in 2014

2014with the total volume of cargo increasingby eight per cent to a record level of over291,000 tonnes.


Munich sees record cargo volumes in 2014


The airfreight segment of Munichairport reported new records in 2014with the total volume of cargo increasingby eight per cent to a record level of over291,000 tonnes. When airmail is included,the cargo volume handled in Munichexceeded 309,000 tonnes. Munich alsoset passenger traffic records, with totalnumbers growing by nearly three per centto 39.7 million – one million more than inthe previous year. A total of about 377,000takeoffs and landings took place in 2014: Adecrease of 1.4 per cent from the previousyear, but the average departure weight ofthe aircraft increased to 82.5 tonnes, asvarious airlines made the transition tolarger aircraft.