On October 01, 2021, at its annual awards night in Singapore, Payload Asia crowned Liege Airport once more as a winner in the category “Best European Airport for 2021”.
In its 8th edition, the Payload Asia Awards recognises the industry leaders and forward thinkers in the air cargo and logistics supply chain who are staying at the forefront of the innovations and setting new benchmarks in service excellence.
“We are very proud of being the winner and we would like to thank a fast growing group of people: the Liege Airport Supply Chain Heroes,” says Bert Selis, VP- Commercial Cargo & Logistics, Liege Airport.
“All the staff and partners of Liege Airport who are working 24/7, moving PPE shipment to hospitals all over the world, moving vaccines to the most needed, handling e-commerce cargo to European consumers day and night.”
“During this pandemic we’ve all been reminder of the crucial importance of our industry, and we are proud to carry that flag.”
“2021 is another exceptional historic year for our airport,” adds Selis.
“We are excited to share the news that last month we have passed 1 million tonnes of cargo, meaning a year-to-date growth of almost 40 per cent.”
“Last year we’ve added 25,000 sq mt of first line warehouse, and last month another 30,000 sq mt warehouse became operational, operated by Cainiao & WFS.”
“This growth in capacity supports and confirms our role as an e-commerce hub, serving for example the Double 11 e-commerce shopping festival of Alibaba.”