Cargo traffic decreased by -0.7% to 1.6 million tonnes. Cargo transported on full-freighter services showed a decrease of -3.5% whereas cargo transported on passenger service flights grew +3.7%.
The Far-East remains the region with the most dense cargo traffic flow to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol: 617 thousand tonnes in 2015, despite the decrease in volume of -2.8%. Cargo traffic on North America, the second most dense traffic flow to/from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, increased by +5.4% in 2015. Intra-European cargo flows impacted by trade sanctions on Russia, showed a decline in volume of -12.8%. The busiest month in 2015 was October, with over 147 thousand tonnes of cargo.