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Brussels sprouts business for Turkish Cargo

Brussels sprouts business for Turkish Cargo

Turkish Cargo has added Brussels, the capital city of Belgium, as a destination for direct scheduled cargo flights.

The opening of the new cargo destination was celebrated with a spectacular event attended by all the agencies operating in Brussels. In the first stage, the weekly frequencies with A310F cargo freighter will be operated Saturdays-only.

Turkish Cargo operates currently to 85 destinations with its 18 cargo aircrafts.

Belgium, also known as the European Union and the European Capital, is a main production centre for mechanical chemical products, mining and automobile fixtures and is also a major chocolate production centre.

Turkish Cargo aim to focus on carrying mainly time and temperature sensitive shipments such as drugs and other express products with the recently added IST-BRU-IST cargo flights.

The airline plans to expand the cargo flight network further by the second half of 2018 with the new routes such as Quito, Equator; Karaganda, Kazakhstan;, Tokyo, Japan; Navoi, Uzbekistan; Abu Dhabi; UAE; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; and Misurata, Libya.

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James Graham

James Graham is an award-winning transport media journalist with a long background in the commercial freight sector, including commercial aviation and the aviation supply chain. He was the initial Air Cargo Week journalist and retuned later for a stint as editor. He continues his association as editor of the monthly supplements. He has reported for the newspaper from global locations as well as the UK.

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