Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) has reported a 14% increase in rose shipments processed compared to last year.
Valentine’s week kept BLR Cargo busy as 17.4m rose stems (589,296 kg) were processed. The top international destinations to receive these Indian roses were Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Kuwait, Manila, Auckland, New York, Lebanon, Maldives, Jordan, and Dubai. BLR Cargo sent roses to a total of 15 global destinations.
On the domestic front, 6.6m rose stems (178,200 kg) were processed, which is a 31% increase compared to last year. The top Indian cities to receive the Valentine’s week consignment were Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Guwahati, Bagdogra, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Darbhanga, Chandigarh, and Patna, which are among 34 domestic destinations.
LATAM Cargo’s volumes bloom
LATAM Cargo has this year reported a 16% year-on-year increase in the transportation of flowers from Colombia and Ecuador, exporting a total of 17,910 tons.
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