Qatar Airways Cargo has announced that it is expanding its services in South America. From January 16, freighter services, utilising B777F aircraft, will operate to Campinas, Brazil, Santiago, Chile, Lima, Peru and Bogotá, Colombia.
General cargo, pharmaceuticals and perishables will form the majority of goods flown to and from South America. Other types of cargo expected on the routes will include live animals and high-value items such as telecommunication equipment and electronics.
The twice-weekly flights to Bogotá from Doha will operate via Luxembourg and Miami, while the service from Bogotá to Doha will operate via Liège, offering 200 tonnes on each leg.
Meanwhile, the twice-weekly flights to Campinas from Doha will operate via Luxembourg with the service from Campinas to Doha, operating via Santiago, Lima, Dallas and Luxembourg, also offering 200 tonnes on each leg.
The new South America services follow the airline’s receipt a new B777F on November 25. The new addition, which is the twenty-first new aircraft received by the carrier, brings the total freighter fleet number to 28.