Heavy snow and staff shortages freeze cargo operations at Kiev’s airport

January 4, 2019 Alex Lennane

Boryspil Airport in Kiev has reopened for cargo and mail today after a 10-day embargo on shipments.
However, forwarders are concerned about its ability to handle high volumes.
Turkish Airlines, DHL and Silkway are returning to normal operations after severe congestion prompted the airport to stop taking cargo.
A “perfect storm” of labour shortages, heavy snowfall and high volumes of cargo resulted in “serious operational delays”, according to Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), and ...

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