IAG Cargo has opened its newest bellyhold route, operating between London Heathrow and Kuala Lumpur with up to 15 tonnes of cargo capacity per daily flight. The route is operated by a Boeing 777-200ER.
John Cheetham, regional commercial manager for Asia Pacific & India at IAG Cargo, commented: “As one of the world’s busiest freight destinations, Kuala Lumpur is crying out for cargo carriers that can support a wide range of cargo flows. IAG Cargo delivers against these requirements by providing businesses with access to one of the world’s largest cargo networks and a wide range of high-quality premium products. We therefore look forward to playing a role in helping enable Malaysia’s future success.”
IAG Cargo’s premium product portfolio benefits the wide range of businesses that fly in and out of Kuala Lumpur and is suited for the transport of goods including electronics, garments, perishables and valuables. Flights depart Heathrow daily at 20:15, arriving into Kuala Lumpur at 16:00 local time. Returning flights leave Kuala Lumpur at 23:05 and arrive into Heathrow at 05:25 the next morning, enabling next day connections to almost all destinations on the IAG Cargo network.