Singapore Airlines Launches Scheduled Freighter Service to Sao Paulo, Brazil

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 20 August 2012

Singapore Airlines Cargo has launched its first scheduled freighter service to South America, to Sao Paulo in Brazil.

The once weekly Boeing 747-400 freighter service from Singapore Changi Airport to Sao Paulos Viracopos-Campinas Airport operates via Hong Kong and Dallas Fort Worth.

The return trip to Singapore operates via Dallas Fort Worth, Brussels and Sharjah.

This new freighter service complements the cargo capacity available on Singapore Airlines thrice-weekly passenger flights between Singapore and Sao Paulos Guarulhos International Airport, via Barcelona.

This new freighter service demonstrates our confidence in the growth potential of the Brazilian market, and extends our network coverage to over 70 cities in more than 30 countries, said Mr Tan Tiow Kor, SIA Cargos Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing. Brazil is one of the worlds fastest growing economies and its major imports include machinery, electrical and transport equipment, chemicals, cotton, automotive parts and accessories. Its principal exports include transport and transmission equipment, heavy machinery, generators, transformers, footwear and food products. Our services provide convenient links between Brazil and major global markets.

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