Golden October in east Belgium
In these challenging times with air cargo volumes being down all over the world, Liege airport is going against the trend. It has the best month in its history - almost 84,000 t in October 2019 - bringing the volume up to 730,000 t for the first ten months of 2019 with two peak months to go.
Besides generating the highest monthly volume, October 2019 also showed the highest import volume ever, making up 51% of the total. On a European level, the freight market has been falling for ten months in a row, but the airport located in the east of Belgium keeps its head above water with a year-to-date growth of 3%. (ah)