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Düsseldorf Airport expands to Indian market

Mumbai, 26th October 2009:- A radiant light of ‘AIR CARGO INDIA’ has helped discover a plethora of growth opportunities in the Indian Air Cargo industry. Recognizing this, Germany’s third largest airport Düsseldorf will mark their presence with zest as Gold sponsors at Air Cargo India 2010, the 3rd biennial international air cargo event scheduled at Mumbai from February 2-4, 2010.

DUS Cargo logistics a 100% subsidiary of this airport handles cargo for 53 airlines and has an unrivalled belly holding capacity which accounts for 90% of all cargo at Düsseldorf. It echoed the end of German recession as its cargo traffic rose from January 2009 onwards on an average increase of 4,2% compared to the previous month.

India is regarded as a most important and expanding market. The business links to the power house of Europe will certainly be developed in the near future. Düsseldorf’s vital industrial community is keen to develop more business links with Indian partners. The cargo management team at Düsseldorf always cooperates closely in partnership with forwarders and their shippers.

This top notch event will witness the momentous presence of brilliance personified delegates and thus, it is an ideal platform for air cargo industry players from world over to extend their network and showcase their business.

“We are delighted to sponsor this exciting event- AIR CARGO INDIA in February and feel that there will be great potential for doing business with many Indian airlines, GSA’s and forwarders and shippers whom we are looking forward to meeting at this show” said Gerton Hulsman, Managing Director, DUS Cargo Logistics.

Dusseldorf airport sees opportunities in areas of Middle East, Africa and Indian sub continent. It is always on the prowl for further opportunities to realize their potential of 300,000 tonnes of cargo per annum.


It is Germany’s third largest airport serving 185 destinations worldwide, with a potential capacity of 300.000 tonnes of cargo per annum. Being the distribution nerve centre and State Capital of North Rhine Westphalia, Germany’s leading industrial and commercial region, accounting for over 22% of Germany’s GDP as well as 20% of export volume, the airport distributes goods throughout the whole of Northern Germany, the Benelux and Europe. The airport also enjoys an excellent track record as a Freighter Friendly hub, regularly handling scheduled, charters and ad hoc flights. Even with a curfew between 22.00-6am, nearly all operators’ needs can be accommodated with experienced and skilled teams at hand.

About the Organizer:- STAT TIMES

STAT TIMES is a multimodal transport media specializing in Air Cargo. Enjoying a readership amongst the leaders of the air cargo industry worldwide, it has started organizing this international event with an objective of providing a platform for trade discussion for tapping the immense opportunities available in India. The first two editions in 2006& 2008 respectively attracted worldwide participation and opened up vistas of opportunities for many. The 3rd edition, AIR CARGO INDIA 2010 is scheduled for FEBRUARY 2-4, 2010. In spite of the economic crisis, this event has received tremendous response with 80% of the space already blocked.
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