Wed, 20 July 2016

Qatar Airways Cargo Adds New York and Halifax to Network

Qatar Airways Cargo has launched freighter services to New York (JFK) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada).

The Qatar Airways Cargo flights to New York and Halifax will operate every Wednesday from Luxembourg, the airlines new European hub, with a Boeing 777-200F that offers 103 tonnes of cargo capacity.

In addition to regular cargo goods, these new flights will allow Qatar Airways Cargo to facilitate the transport of lobster and seafood, major exports from both cities, to Europe, the Middle East, South and North East Asia via Doha.

The new cargo service complements existing belly-hold cargo on the airlines commercial flights.

Qatar Airways Chief Officer Cargo, Mr. Ulrich Ogiermann said, We are very happy to add New York and Halifax to our growing list of new freighter routes. From their strategic geographical positions, not only will the new service provide our customers with great access to the Americas marketplace, it will allow us to share one of regions most sumptuous exports with the world.

Qatar Airways Cargo recently took delivery of its 10th Boeing 777F, taking the total count of freighters in operation to 20. 

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