Mangalore International Airport handled the first consignment of international cargo on Thursday, after Union Minister for Civil Aviation Ajit Singh inaugurated the cargo complex at the airport on March 18.

Director of the airport J.T. Radhakrishna said that 500 kg of machinery spares were exported to Dubai by the cargo agent Atlas Logistics Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore. Air India Express flight IX 383 departed with the cargo from the airport at 2 p.m.

Srinivas Pani, Assistant Commissioner of Customs Department, Mohammed Amin, president, Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry and others were present on the occasion.

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