Qatar Cargo relaunches freighters in Haneda, Nice, Manama, Sarajevo & ME

Qatar Airways Cargo has reintroduced cargo and pax flights to Haneda, Nice, Manama and Sarajevo while continuing to expand its Middle East operations. The carrier re-launched services to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport last week. “The reintroduced cargo flights makes up for the vast majority of exports from Tokyo followed by vulnerable cargo and dangerous goods. As for imports, they consist of general cargo, fish, seafood, fruits and vegetables,” says an official release. The carrier also commenced four weekly passenger Airbus A320 flights from Doha to Sarajevo with six tonnes of weekly cargo capacity w.e.f May 30. “Commodities mainly consist of general cargo and also include vulnerable cargo and pharmaceuticals.” The carrier relaunched flights to Nice on May 9 with exports comprising of general cargo, dangerous goods, pharmaceuticals while on the imports front, general cargo, dangerous goods, vulnerable cargo and other types of cargo are flown into Nice. “With freighters to Lyon and Paris and belly-hold flights to Nice and Paris, the cargo carrier’s weekly cargo capacity to and from France increases to 1,100 tonnes each way.” Daily flights to Bahrain started on May 25, providing cargo customers with 11 tonnes of cargo space on the A320 passenger flights each week, each way, the release added. “In addition, Qatar Airways Cargo has also expanded its network in the Middle East, effective May. The airline introduced two Boeing 777 freighters to Dammam, bringing the weekly tonnage to 350 tonnes each way. A new freighter frequency was also introduced to Riyadh, bringing the total frequencies to five Boeing 777 freighters each week on top of the quadruple daily passenger flights, providing over 850 tonnes of cargo capacity each way to and from Riyadh.”