Qatar Airways Cargo starts dedicated cargo route to Stansted

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore May 7, 2014 09:32

Qatar Airways Cargo starts dedicated cargo route to Stansted

Qatar Airways Cargo started operating its freighter service to Stansted (UK) last week.  The first flight from Doha arrived at Stansted’s Airport on 2 May.

“Stansted is one of the largest freight hubs in the UK, which is why we are very happy to add Stansted to our network of more than 40 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide,” said Qatar Airways Chief Officer Cargo, Mr. Ulrich Ogiermann. “Effective 1 May, we commenced five weekly flights to Stansted.”

Graeme Ferguson, M.A.G’s Commercial Director for Cargo, said: “Stansted Airport and M.A.G are delighted to welcome Qatar Airways’ new five times weekly scheduled flights, the first regular service by one of the Middle East’s major carriers. The introduction of this service will create new opportunities for customers from the Middle East and beyond, as well as for businesses and exporters from across London and the eastern region.”

Qatar Airways Cargo is operating the Boeing 777 freighter to London Stansted. Stansted is London’s second largest airport for cargo. It transports over £8 billion worth of cargo every year, and accounts for approximately 13% of all UK air freight.

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore May 7, 2014 09:32
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