Issued on 13 May 20 Due to the overseas continued surge demand for PPE essential items the airport has been blocked for several weeks, heavy traffic around the cargo terminal. and the cargo backlog at Shanghai (PVG) is expected to continue until Week 21-22, currently, It takes almost 40 hours to enter the airport facility, and trucks are only allowed to unload 48 hours before the flight takes off.
Various freight forwarders said: "The customs terminal is overwhelmed, causing terminal delays." It is expected that there will be a backlog in the next few weeks, which is expected to ease in the middle and late May. "Shanghai Airport is taking some actions to try to reduce the waiting time. Earlier this week, due to the severe congestion of PACTL One, the charter cargo business plan was transferred to PACTL West Station.