Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Bengaluru airport ships 41,444 kg marigolds to Dubai

Bengaluru: The Bengaluru airport shipped 41,444 kg of marigold flowers to Dubai, enabling creation of the world's largest flower carpet, an airport official said on Monday. "The flowers were laid out at 'Flowers of Tolerance' at the Dubai Festival City. It has entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest natural flower carpet," read a statement by the Kempegowda International Airport.
Sourced from several places in the state capital and adjacent districts, Devanahalli and Chikaballapur, flowers were loaded into a chartered Boeing 777 freighter by DHL Global Forwarding on Friday.
Air India SATS CoolPort kept the flowers fresh and fragrance intact, through temperature monitoring. The airport services company offers integrated perishable cargo handling centre at the airport, providing unbroken modern cold chain infrastructure.
26/11/19 IANS/India TV
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