Cathay Pacific is to launch freighter flights to
Kolkata, India, on 11 March 2015.
The scheduled service will operate twice a week
on a Hong Kong-New Delhi-Kolkata- Hong Kong routing.
Cathay Pacificís Director Cargo James Woodrow
said, ďIndia is a very important market for Cathay Pacific and we
are delighted to build on our existing network of five freighter
destinations in the country. The new Kolkata service will boost
the flow of garments and food products to and from India, taking
advantage of our world-class facilities in Hong Kong to connect to
our comprehensive global cargo network.Ē
Cathay Pacific currently operates cargo services
to 46 freighter destinations around the world, including
Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai in India.
The airline also carries freight in the bellies
of its 140-plus passenger aircraft that serve a growing global
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