Air Seychelles establishes new cargo uplift record

108 TONS OF CARGO HANDLED ON 01ST OF DECEMBER CONSTITUTE A NEW RECORD FOR AIR SEYCHELLES

(Posted 05th December 2017)

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has recorded the highest tonnage of cargo handled ever in a single day on 01st of December.

The airlines’ cargo department handled a total of 108 tonnes of consignment of which 71 tonnes arrived to Seychelles on a number of carriers including, Air Seychelles, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways. The remaining 37 tonnes were sent out of Seychelles to various destinations across the globe to Mauritius, Johannesburg and Paris.

Air Seychelles alone carried a total of 83 tonnes both on inbound and outbound flights combined.

Said Roy Kinnear, the CEO of Air Seychelles: ”This is an amazing achievement by the Air Seychelles Cargo Division team and I am proud of their accomplishment. This is the result of close collaboration with both overseas and Seychelles’ partners, especially importers and exporters.”

IATA last week also published their October statistics on air cargo demand and Africa too the lead in growth, as mentioned in the following article at the time: https://atcnews.org/2017/12/01/air-cargo-volumes-rise-sharply-in-october-with-africa-taking-the-lead/

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