Date: 10/07/2024

Mangaluru Airport begins international cargo services

Mangaluru International Airport has initiated international cargo operations from its integrated cargo terminal, with flight IX 815 transporting 2,522 kg of fruits and vegetables to Abu Dhabi. According to officials, a formal inauguration took place on July 5, 2024 in the presence of the AAHL Cargo team. The launch of international cargo operations will facilitate exporters from coastal Karnataka, Kerala and the hinterland to export perishable goods such as fresh fruits and vegetables, along with food items, machine parts, textiles, shoes, tropical and frozen fish, plastic colouring material, and ship components (like propellers) as belly cargo. IndiGo and Air India Express, with their extensive network, will enable exporters to transport cargo to Dubai, Doha, Dammam, Kuwait, Muscat, Abu Dhabi and Bahrain, highlighted a report.