Qatar Cargo begins first Latin America service

Qatar Airways Cargo started operating its twice-weekly freighter service to Mexico City on 11 June with this new dedicated cargo service marking the start of Qatar Airways Cargo operations in Latin America.


Qatar Cargo begins first Latin America service


Qatar Airways Cargo started operating its twice-weekly freighter service to Mexico City on 11 June with this new dedicated cargo service marking 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, Ulrich Ogiermann.

Qatar Airways VP cargo for Americas, Ian Morgan said: “Mexico has one of the world’s largest economies, and it boasts one of the most developed manufacturing sectors in Latin America. The new dedicated Qatar Airways Cargo service will create new and exciting opportunities for businesses in Mexico and beyond.”

Qatar Airways Cargo will operate the twice-weekly service between Doha’s new state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport and Mexico City’s Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, using the B777 freighter. Major exports from Mexico include cars and vehicle parts, consumer electronics (televisions, mobile phones, LCD displays), oil and oil-derived products, silver, perishables and pharmaceuticals.