Qatar aims to be “major player” on transpac within 9mos

This major enhancement of the carrier’s network is made possible by the constant growth of its fleet, which now includes nine B777F, eight A3330F and two B747F aircraft, as well as the opening of its new European hub in Luxembourg.


Qatar Airways Ulrich Ogiermann


Qatar Airways – the world’s third largest international cargo carrier – has said it plans to become a major player in three new markets: Transpacific, Australia and South America in the next nine months. This major enhancement of the carrier’s network is made possible by the constant growth of its fleet, which now includes nine B777F, eight A3330F and two B747F aircraft, as well as the opening of its new European hub in Luxembourg.

The cargo carrier projects that its pure cargo fleet will grow to 22 aircraft by 2017 and from 1 July, the carrier will double its flights into and out of Luxembourg providing better connectivity for its customers. He also announced that Qatar Airways Cargo will add Halifax (Canada) and New York (JFK) to its freighter network in July 2016.

The carrier has also officially launched QR Live, a new addition to the cargo carrier’s portfolio of air freight solutions.

“We are glad to be participating yet again at this important event. China is a major market for Qatar Airways Cargo where we currently operate freighters to Guangzhou, Shanghai and Hong Kong as well as wide-body flights to Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai and Hong Kong.



  • John Hugh Doyle

    22 freighters in a country which has no industrial/manufacturing base and a tiny population??????? It is time that Qatar and the UAE airlines taught the rest of the world the secret to profitable operation of freighter aircraft in a commodity market in which the distribution channel is controlled by the forwarding industry.