Maldives sets new record for highest air cargo exports in single day

A Turkish Airlines flight at Velana International Airport. The Maldives broke the record for the highe3st exports in a single day when almost 35 tons of goods were exported via a Turkish Airlines flight on July 8, 2020. (Photo/MACL)

The Maldives exported a record amount of air cargo in a single day yesterday.

Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) said that the previous record was made on June 30, 2020.

MACL said that around 36.4 tons of cargo were exported through a Turkish Airlines flight yesterday. The cargo includes 35.3 tons of frozen fish and 1.1 tons of live fish.

The exports are to seven European destinations. The previous record for air cargo was also made via a Turkish Airlines flight.