Release Date: 26 April 2010
Release ID: 4658
(26 April 2010, Hong Kong:) Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) recorded the highest daily tonnage throughput ever on 23 April 2010, with a total of 10,080 tonnes of air cargo handled on that day, surpassing the previous historic record of 9,850 tonnes achieved in September 2007.
Of the 10,080 tonnes handled, export volume accounts for 55%, with 5,541 tonnes registered. 2,607 tonnes of import volume was recorded on the day while transshipment volume was 1,932 tonnes.
Over the past three months, Hactl has seen a continuous upsurge of cargo volume tonnage. A total of 636,743 tonnes were handled in the first quarter of 2010, representing a year-on-year growth of 37.5%.
Ms Lilian Chan, General Manager, Marketing and Customer Service said, “We are extremely pleased that our cargo throughput passed the landmark of 10,000 tonnes per day and our handling was proven to be smooth and to the satisfaction of customers. The new handling record attests to Hactl’s strong ability and capability to handle huge volumes of cargo efficiently.”
Hactl has been the key significant player contributing to Hong Kong’s worldwide ranking as the world’s No. 1 air cargo hub in terms of international cargo being handled. As the world’s largest single air cargo terminal operator (CTO), Hactl is ready to further contribute to the entire industry through its value-adding, quality and professional services. “We thank all our business counterparts for their support and trust by partnering with Hactl as well as our staff for their hard work and dedication; together we have created history. We will continue to offer the best and customised services to our clients, further strengthening
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