Qatar Airport Cargo Surge Cushions Blow From Saudi-Led Embargo
Qatar’s Hamad International Airport may be struggling with plummeting passenger numbers amid a travel and trade ban imposed by rival Arab states, but the embargo has spurred air-freight volumes to record highs.
The closure of the Mideast nation’s only land border with Saudi Arabia has led to an airlift-style operation to safeguard the supply of goods and produce spanning fresh milk to industrial gear previously transported by truck, Badr Mohammed Al Meer, the airport’s chief operating officer, said in an interview.
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Posted: 10 Jun 2018 13:04:25