Over 41 tonnes of marigold flowers were exported from the Bengaluru international airport recently to create the world’s largest flower carpet at an event in Dubai. The Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) handled 41,444 kgs of marigold flowers to Dubai. The marigolds were sourced from various parts of Bengaluru and the surrounding districts, including Devanahalli and Chikaballapur. This consignment was handled by DHL Global Forwarding on a chartered Boeing 777 Freighter (777F). The freshly-harvested flowers were managed with Air India SATS CoolPort to ensure maximum freshness and longer shelf-life.