Amazon Air launches operations at Leipzig-Halle Airport

Amazon Air have taken up their operations at their first-ever regional air hub in Europe this month at Leipzig/Halle Airport, Germany.


The new 20,000 square meter cargo facility allows for more flexible delivery options. The new operations expand the regional business of Amazon Air to reach out to customers throughout Europe. The facility is creating more than 200 jobs in the community.

Goetz Ahmelmann, CEO Mitteldeutsche Flughafen AG: "We are delighted to have won another well-known logistics company for Leipzig/Halle Airport. Leipzig/Halle is clearly a very special hub in European freight traffic for Amazon Air. We have scored points in Central Germany with our exceptionally good infrastructure and our recognized expertise in air freight. Leipzig/Halle is already number two in the German airfreight business and number five in Europe. We will invest heavily to expand our position. This will benefit the region, but also the whole of Germany as a business location".

For more information cf. Amazon’s blog.

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