A company of TAV Airports, the leading global Turkish brand in airport operations, TAV Tunisie, has started to host cargo flights performed by UPS-Express Logistics, a leading company in the sector. The flights between Enfidha-Hammamet Airport and Cologne and Valletta will be operated five times a week with a freight capacity of 20 tons per daily rotation.
TAV Africa Responsible Vice President Haluk Bilgi stated: “As TAV Tunisie, we are glad to establish partnership with UPS-Express Logistics at Enfidha-Hammamet Airport, which is in a good position to efficiently contribute to the enhancement of the Tunisian economy, thanks to its strategic position and modern equipment and facilities. TAV Tunisie is very much keen to mobilize its entire means and provide all possible facilities to help promoting the Tunisian commercial exchanges and makes Tunisia a pivotal hub for commercial activities at the continental and global levels.”
CEO of UPS- Express Logistic Anis Riahi said “We hope to meet the needs of Tunisian operators in express deliveries and contribute to the development of their business and competitiveness. The partnership with UPS, the world’s leader in logistics, will be a valuable asset to the Tunisian economy enabling it to commercialize its products all over the world in the shortest time and the best conditions.”
The cargo terminal at Enfidha-Hammamet Airport enjoys the advantage of proximity and easy access to major export-oriented industrial and agricultural centers and with its over 3500 square meters capacity, modern cold storage and radioactive rooms, X-ray machines and all other related equipment that meet high international standards, can accommodate any type of good and merchandise for both export and import.
UPS-Express Logistics operated the first cargo flight on January 12th, 2015. The company will carry out five reciprocal flights a week from Enfidha-Hammamet to Cologne, Germany and Valletta, Malta.
TAV Tunisie, a company of TAV Airports Holding, hosted more than 3.3 million passengers and 26.763 flights in 2014 at Enfidha Hammamet and Monastir Habib Bourguiba airports.