Hyderabad to hit 100,000 tonne mark

India’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) anticipates achieving a key milestone early this year by crossing the 100,000 tonne mark at its cargo facility , which was designed with a capacity of 150,000 tonnes per annum.


Hyderabad to hit 100


India’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) anticipates achieving a key milestone early this year by crossing the 100,000 tonne mark at its cargo facility , which was designed with a capacity of 150,000 tonnes per annum. While air freight volumes in India have grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of seven per cent, the RGIA recorded a 15 per cent growth during 2014-15. Turkish and Qatar cargo both launched new dedicated freighter services during 2014. The airport also witnessed traffic growth of 20 per cent during 2014-15 over the previous year.

The growth was 22 per cent in domestic passenger traffic and 15 per cent in international traffic.