Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) announced that the highest monthly volume was achieved in November 2007 – a total of 250,743 tonnes of air cargo were handled in the month, representing a year-on-year growth of 2.4%. Cumulative tonnage from January to November 2007 was 2,393,610 tonnes, up 2.7% year-on-year.
The export volume was 149,600 tonnes for November and 1,348,905 tonnes for the first 11 months, representing a year-on-year increase of 3.3% and 2.9% for the respective periods. Import volume for November was 60,942 tonnes, up 0.6% against the same month last year. Cumulative import volume for the first 11 months was 625,489 tonnes, representing a year-on-year decrease of 0.9%.
The transshipment volume was 40,201 tonnes for November and 419,216 tonnes for the first 11 months, representing a year-on-year increase of 2.0% and 8.2% for the respective periods.
“We are indeed pleased to see another record breaking month for Hactl, further to the earlier months of September and October in which we already set new daily and weekly records respectively,” said Ms. Lilian Chan, General Manager, Marketing and Customer Service.
“The high cargo tonnage handled by Hactl in the past 3 months is a clear reflection of our ability to handle huge volumes of cargo efficiently and smoothly. Airlines can continue to count on our integration of experience, knowledge and dedication, providing them with the most innovative cargo solutions and suiting their long term growth,” Chan added.