Qatar Airways Cargo has launched freighter
services to Guadalajara, Mexico.
freighter departs directly from Macau to Los Angeles in North
America and connects onward to Mexico City arriving in
Guadalajara, before departing for Doha via Liège.
the capital and largest city of the Mexican State of Jalisco. It
has the third-largest economy and industrial infrastructure in
Mexico. Major exports on the flights consist of perishables and
general cargo, while general cargo will form the majority of
The new destination is being served by the
airline’s Boeing 777 freighter.
Qatar Airways Chief Officer Cargo, Mr. Guillaume
Halleux, said, “We have had a very successful 2018. Our customers
have welcomed the transpacific route, which is a faster solution
over the Pacific for Asian exports destined for the Americas, and
we are delighted to add Guadalajara as another stop on this route.
The twice-weekly freighter offers significant capacity into and
out of this destination and is an important addition to our
expanding network of more than 60 freighter destinations. The
launch of this freighter service to Guadalajara not only provides
a consistent and reliable service, but also contributes to
economic and trade growth in Mexico.”
2018 has been highly
successful for Qatar Airways Cargo with cargo volumes increasing
by 10% in 2018 compared to 2017. Exports grew by 14% and transshipments have increased by 12%
over the previous year.