QATAR AIRWAYS CARGO REVEALS STRATEGY TO BECOME MAJOR PLAYER IN GLOBAL MARKET

DOHA, – Qatar Air Cargo, the world’s third largest international cargo carrier, plans to become a major player in three new markets; the Transpacific, Australia and South America, in the next nine months.

According to a statement issued Tuesday, Qatar Airways Chief Officer, Cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann, made several important announcements at a press conference, attended by both Chinese and international industry media, on the opening day of Air Cargo China 2016, in Shanghai.

Ogiermann revealed that, the major enhancement of the carrier’s network is made possible, by the constant growth of its fleet, which now includes nine Boeing 777F, eight Airbus 3330F and two Boeing 747F aircraft, as well as, the opening of its new European hub in Luxembourg.

The cargo carrier projects, that its pure cargo fleet, will grow to 22 aircraft by 2017, and from July 1, the carrier will double its flights into and out of Luxembourg, providing better connectivity for its customers.

He also announced that, Qatar Airways Cargo will add Halifax (Canada) and New York (JFK) to its freighter network, in July 2016.

In a further announcement, Ogiermann officially launched QR Live, a new addition to the cargo carriers’ portfolio of air freight solutions.

Qatar Airways Cargo also unveiled its first double-decker stand, during Air Cargo China 2016, one of the most important transport and logistics exhibitions in Asia.

Source: Name News Network