Singapore Airlines Cargo has commenced a weekly
westbound Boeing 747-400 freighter service to Atlanta. The flight
from Singapore is routed via Hong Kong, Anchorage and Los Angeles,
and the return flight is via Brussels and Sharjah.
The airline mounted a series of ad hoc charter
services to Atlanta in September 2009 before deciding on a
scheduled service, which began on 29 October 2009.
service will directly link Atlanta to its export markets in
Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The greater accessibility to
Atlanta will certainly help to promote the city as a major gateway
for the freight industry in the Southeastern Region of the US,”
said Mr Tan Tiow Kor, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing.
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the state of
Georgia, as well as the urban core of one of the fastest-growing
metropolitan areas in the United States. It is a vital business
city and transportation hub and the world headquarters of numerous
Major imports for Atlanta are consumer
products such as electronics from Asia. Major exports from Atlanta
include heavy machinery parts to Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
See other recent news regarding: