Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Airport Authority of India agrees to build Cargo terminal at Kanpur Airport

New Delhi: After successful operation of the passenger services, Kanpur Airport has got another success. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has given its theoretical consent to make a cargo terminal at the Airport. According to the Jameel Khalique Director Kanpur airport, the goods can be sent up to 10 tonnes from this port. Loading-unloading of goods is expected to start from next financial year.

Under the UDAN scheme, the operation of the Kanpur-Delhi flight started in July this year. After this, the private airlines are providing direct services to Mumbai and Kolkata. There are a lot of business opportunities will be created after the start of the cargo service in view of tremendous potential in the field of trade and industry. In view of import-export data from Kanpur, it was decided to build a cargo terminal at the Kanpur Airport. The good response from the industry will start when the cargo service starts. After this the proposal was made and sent to the Airports Authority of India.

According to Jameel Khalique, the proposal has been approved by the Airport Authority of India (AAI). To implement the project a separate proposal will be sent to AAI for cargo terminal. It is not possible to start cargo services in the existing passenger terminal. To operate the cargo terminal at the airport, all staffs will be called from the Lucknow. Thereafter any airline running cargo service will be able to use this terminal for cargo services.
28/11/18 ya Shah/SurUrban Transport News

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