19 “all cargo” airlines were operating out of Malpensa airport at December 31, 2017.
The Malpensa cargo business is distributed among a large number of carriers; in 2017, 69% of the total cargo transported was shared by over 13 airlines. Among these, Cargolux – the leading sector operator – held a predominant position, while the highest growth (+64.7% on 2016) was reported by Turkish Airlines.
Malpensa – Volumes moved by the main cargo airlines (tons)
|Air Bridge Cargo Airlines||53,527||49,527|
|Federal Express Corporation||34,649||33,188|
|European Air Transport||28,752||29,334|
|Nippon Cargo Airlines||23,520||20,554|
|Silk Way Group||23,224||23,774|
|Saudi Arabian Airlines||16,248||10,522|
|Cathay Pacific Airways||10,593||8,490|
|Total “All cargo” activities (*)||421,129||387,196|
|Total Malpensa cargo activities||576,539||536,682|
(*) The figure concerns volumes moved within “all cargo” activities only
The following table lists the top 10 airlines operating out of Malpensa in 2017 in terms of percentage volumes of total cargo.
Malpensa - % of cargo moved by the leading 10 cargo airlines
|Air Bridge Cargo Airlines||9.3||9.2|
|European Air Transport||5.1||5.4|
|Nippon Cargo Airlines||4.1||3.8|
|Silk Way West Airlines||4.0||4.4|
|Cathay Pacific Airways||3.5||3.3|
Within the all cargo segment, the main courier carriers (Federal Express, DHL and Aerologic) handled 72 thousand tons of goods (+2.2%), representing about 17% of processed cargo.