EUROPE/CIS: AF-KLM Cargo beefs up its summer schedule

Air France-KLM Cargo has added a raft of new destinations and frequencies to its summer 2011 schedule including Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Xiamen, China; Orlando, US and the reinstatement of capacity on several routes. The new thrice-weekly B777-200ER service to Phnom Penh, operating via Bangkok, Thailand, from Paris CDG began 28 March. Xiamen now gets three […]


Air France-KLM Cargo has added a raft of new destinations and frequencies to its summer 2011 schedule including Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Xiamen, China; Orlando, US and the reinstatement of capacity on several routes. The new thrice-weekly B777-200ER service to Phnom Penh, operating via Bangkok, Thailand, from Paris CDG began 28 March. Xiamen now gets three weekly flights from Amsterdam Schiphol, using B777-ER equipment effective 27 March. And from the beginning of June, AFKL Cargo will offer a new thrice-weekly service to Orlando, Florida which it will operate with a B777-300ER from Paris CDG. The carrier has also reinstated its Amsterdam-Miami, US service from 21 March utilising MD-11 aircraft four times a week, which is in addition to eight weekly Martinair freighter flights. Lima, Peru will get a new non-stop AF flight, five times a week, using a B777-200ER beginning 21 June from Paris CDG. This new service is in addition to the daily Amsterdam-Lima run, bringing frequencies from seven to 12 per week. In Africa the group has also added Freetown, Sierra Leone to its network, operating an A330-200 from Paris CDG via Conakry twice a week with and Monrovia, Liberia will also will get a twice-weekly service from Paris CDG via Conakry using A330-200 aircraft.