Air cargo numbers for August rise again for further record month

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Sunshine record for Heathrow cargo

Air freight numbers on record growth in both UK logistics hot-spots Heathrow and East Midlands.

A twelve month full year run of records at Heathrow as cargo goes up another 13%  for the month of August.

August figures at the port of Heathrow rose 13% to 139,000 tonnes. East Midlands similarly rose by 11%. Volumes for 2017 so far at Heathrow have recorded 10.% rise for the first eight months of the year to just over 1m tonnes. The second express UK hot spot for logistics, East Midlands airport, grew by 11% to 29,000 tonnes.