November 22, 2018
Avianca Cargo made its maiden voyage between Europe and South America on 18 November with direct flights to Brussels Airport.
The Airbus A330-200 Freighter services will offer customers an extended network in Europe.
The flights to Brussels providing connections to the flower auction in Amsterdam, the main operation and consolidation centre for the flower industry in Europe.
Avianca Cargo executive vice president of business units, Gerardo Grajales says: “The main purpose of this operation is to continue supporting the expansion of the flower industry and other perishable products in Latin America, as well as to offer a cargo transportation service to our customers in Europe and Asia to Latin America.”
Brussels Airport head of cargo and logistics, Steven Polmans says South America is an underserved market, saying: “We are really pleased to welcome Avianca Cargo and the opportunity we can offer to our market with increased connectivity and capacity for pharmaceuticals, automotive and other commodities from our region to Miami, Colombia and the rest of South America.”
Source: (Air Cargo Week)