Qatar Airways Cargo starts freighter to Hyderabad
Airways Cargo has decided to begin a new scheduled dedicated freighter service to Hyderabad in line with its objective be a world-class air cargo service provider.
To achieve its goal, Qatar Airways is constantly increasing frequencies and expanding number of destinations across the world, so that its customers can benefit from the airline’s global reach. “The addition of these new freighter routes clearly represent yet another milestone in Qatar Airways’ growth strategy,” said Ulrich
Ogiermann, Chief Officer Cargo, Qatar Airways. He also confirmed that the airline will take delivery of three new freighter aircraft in the course of 2014: two B777F and one A330-F. Hyderabad will be the first new destination to be added to the Qatar Airways Cargo network, with the start on April 1, 2014 of a twice weekly service, using the A330 freighter. Main exports from Hyderabad will include IT products and pharmaceuticals. Qatar Airways already operates a daily passenger flight between Doha and Hyderabad. Qatar Airways Cargo recently strengthened its product portfolio with the launch of two new premium services in January 2014 that optimises the transportation of time and temperature-sensitive goods, including high-value pharmaceutical products and perishables. According to the Qatar Airways sources, the new services, ‘QR Pharma’ and ‘QR Fresh’, add to the company’s wide range of cargo services and further enhance its capacity and flexibility to effectively move sensitive commodities.
Ulrich Ogiermann Chief Officer Cargo