Nepal | July 08, 2020

Qatar’s freighter

• BIZ BRIEFS

Himalayan News Service
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KATHMANDU: A Qatar Airways Cargo Airbus A330 freighter touched down at London’s Heathrow Airport on Saturday, marking the start of freighter services to the carrier’s second airport in London.

Qatar Airways Cargo currently operates freighters to London’s Stansted Airport and also transports cargo on passenger flights to and from Birmingham, Edinburgh, London Heathrow and Manchester.

With the new freighter service, the carrier’s total cargo capacity out of the United Kingdom increases to more than 1,500 tonnes each week. The new freighter service departs weekly from Doha on Saturdays and returns via Basel, as per a press statement.

The cargo carrier offers air freight services to the principal industries in the United Kingdom, including electronics and telecoms, vehicles and auto parts, engineering, information technology, pharmaceuticals, biotech and health, and perishables, providing speed of delivery, flexibility and security for high-value products. Customers globally will benefit from more capacity to transport their cargo to London.


A version of this article appears in print on June 06, 2017 of The Himalayan Times.


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