Cargo and Mail Traffic

The volume of commercial cargo traffic handled increased by 23.3 per cent from 290.8 thousand tonnes in 2017 to 358.7 thousand tonnes in 2018. Cargo handled at JKIA increased by 24.8 per cent to 340.8 thousand tonnes while that handled at MIA increased by 11.1 per cent to 4.0 thousand tonnes in 2018. However, the volume of cargo handled in other airports decreased by 2.1 per cent from 14.2 thousand tonnes in 2017 to 13.9 thousand tonnes in 2018. The total volume of mail traffic increased by 35.8 per cent from 617.0 tonnes in 2017 to 837.6 tonnes in 2018, largely on account of a 36.2 per cent increase in the volume of mail traffic handled at JKIA.