Qatar Airways Cargo starts route to Latin America
Mexico to be the first route for Qatar Airways Cargo to the South American continent.
May 29, 2014
Qatar Airways Cargo will start operating its twice-weekly freighter service to Mexico City (Mexico) on 11 June 2014. This new dedicated cargo route will mark the start of Qatar Airways Cargo operations in Latin America.
“The first Qatar Airways Cargo flight to Mexico will be a historic moment for us, as it heralds the beginning of our operations in Latin America,” said Qatar Airways Chief Officer Cargo, Mr. Ulrich Ogiermann.
“This is yet another important milestone for us, and it demonstrates that we are well on track towards becoming a world-class air cargo service provider with international reach. Our customers can rely on our extensive network of more than 40 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide, in addition to the freight delivered on our 134 passenger aircraft to 140 key business and leisure destinations globally,” he added.
Qatar Airways Cargo will operate the twice-weekly service between Doha and Mexico City’s Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, using the B777 freighter. Freighters will depart from Doha’s state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport on Wednesdays and Sundays, and from Mexico on Mondays and Thursdays.