Total cargo volume at Brussels Airport rose 20 per cent in November compared to the same period last year, according to data released by the airport.
The full-freighter segment contributed to 55 per cent of the increase. The airport said it is seeing growth in almost all of its existing customers, including Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Sichuan Airlines.
Cargo on board passenger flights was responsible for 41 per cent of the growth. Express services experienced a slight decline of minus four per cent, but volumes remain high.
Brussels Airport said routes from Asia and North America were the main contributors to the additional growth. Asia remains the most important region to the airport, followed by North America and Africa.