Tuesday, June 18, 2019

All Cargo Carrier Reopens Redesigned South American Air Freight Route

Santiago de Chile Back on the Itinerary for European Airline
Shipping News Feature
CHILE – EUROPE – Last week, Cargolux Airlines returned to Santiago de Chile on a redesigned South American routing. The air freight only carrier said that the destination, which been reinstated in the airline’s expanding global network, offers new and interesting opportunities for development in the Latin American market.

The weekly connection serving Santiago will be part of an extensive South American routing that includes 4 other destinations in the region. The flight will be routed Luxembourg - Viracopos (Brazil) - Santiago (Chile) - Quito (Ecuador) - Bogota (Colombia) - Aguadilla (Puerto Rico) before returning to the company’s home base in Luxembourg via Amsterdam. Pier Curci, Cargolux’s Vice-President of the Americas, commented:

“The addition of Santiago to the network further strengthens Cargolux’s position as a flourishing player on the South American market. It is also a testament to the importance of the region in global trade lanes, especially when it comes to perishables such as fruit and flowers.”

Cargolux says that over the years, Santiago has increasingly become a gateway for European products destined for the Latin American market. The market demand is especially solid for sensitive equipment and highly specialized commodities such as machinery, spare parts, pharma, building material, and electronics.

Cargolux says returning to Santiago de Chile contributes to enhancing its extensive service offering in the region. The scheduled all-cargo flights offer regular connections between South America and Europe, with direct links to Amsterdam and Luxembourg, as well as extensive road feeder services to additional European destinations.