New cargo terminal Maastricht Aachen Airport reaches highest point

09/29/2011Maastricht Aachen Airport (MAA) and Maastricht Handling Services (MHS) have celebrated today that the new cargo terminal has reached the highest point of construction. The new building of 9.000 square meters is a facility that will be used alongside the current 8.500 square meter terminal. The building is expected to be operational by February 2012.

In the new building both trucked and Air-freight will be handled using a state of the art handling system which enables MHS to further expand it's highly regarded operations.
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09/29/2011Maastricht Aachen Airport (MAA) and Maastricht Handling Services (MHS) have celebrated today that the new cargo terminal has reached the highest point of construction. The new building of 9.000 square meters is a facility that will be used alongside the current 8.500 square meter terminal. The building is expected to be operational by February 2012.

In the new building both trucked and Air-freight will be handled using a state of the art handling system which enables MHS to further expand it's highly regarded operations.
The ceremonial proceedings were conducted by Mark Verheijen, Minister of the Province of Limburg, Ralf Krewinkel, Mayor of the Municipality Beek, Godfrrey Ainsworth on behalf of airport shareholder Omniport and Edgar Peer, on behalf of Aviation Logistics Development Company (ALDC).

Chairman of the board Jan Tindemans: "Despite the decrease in air freight volumes which is visible globally we are investing in new facilities now. We have achieved a steady year on year growth in processed cargo volumes for the past decade and expect a significant increase for the current year as well".

He continues: "In this development we strengthen our relations with the Province of Limburg, other government bodies, the business community and tourism for the of our common interest. We will focus on both tourism development as well as further strengthening our position in the freight market with a focus on amongst other Greenport Venlo and the many distribution centers for electronics in South East Netherlands and the bordering German and Belgian area's".

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