German-Thai alliance to boost air cargo


Leipzig/Halle Airport, Dresden Airport operator Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding has signed an alliance with Airports of Thailand PLC (AOT) to develop best practices in cargo operations and route development. Leipzig/Halle Airport is the second-largest air freight hub in Germany and the third-largest in Europe.

The Airports of Thailand PLC (AOT) under the Ministry of Transport, formed in 2002 by transforming the Airports Authority of Thailand into a public limited company. It operates six international airports in Thailand including the main gateway, Suvarnabhumi. AOT managers a duty-free zone, which provides about 660,000sq m  with two cargo terminal operators, TG and BFS, offering capacity of 1.7 million tonnes per year.