Finnair to Launch Cargo Flights to Mumbai

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Friday, 19 August 2011

Finnair Cargo is to launch all-cargo flights to Mumbai from 16 September 2011 in co-operation with Nordic Global Airlines.

The new service between Helsinki and Mumbai is operated once a week on Fridays with Boeing MD-11F aircraft.

"We have achieved recognition among our cargo customers in India and Europe for Finnair's daily passenger flight service to Delhi. The new freighter services offer fast connections between India and Northern Europe. According to our customers there is a great need for cargo capacity especially between Nordic Countries and Mumbai," said Pertti Mero, Vice President Global Sales in Finnair Cargo.

Finnair Cargo is a minority shareholder in Nordic Global Airlines, a new all-cargo airline based in Helsinki, Finland. NGA started commercial operations in August 2011.

In addition to Finnair's 11 passenger flight destinations in Asia and the US, Finnair Cargo provides freighter service to and from Frankfurt, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul and Shanghai.

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