Capital’s Airport Gains New Air Freight Service

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K Mile Air, a Bangkok-based airline, launched cargo flights between Bangkok and Phnom Penh earlier this week.

The Thai cargo airline will use a Boeing 747-400 with a cargo capacity of 15 tonnes to fly between Bangkok and Phnom Penh five days a week, and official of the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) announced. The charter flights could eventually lead to scheduled service.

According to data from Cambodia Airports, total cargo volume at the capital’s airport grew to 16,848 tonnes during the first five months of the year, a 14.6 percent increase over the same period last year.

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