China Airlines Cargo, the cargo division of China Airlines Limited of Taiwan, is extending its connectivity to Mumbai after successfully operating in the Delhi market from the past 20 years.
The airline is set to begin its Mumbai freighter service for active and passive pharma from Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) from November 16 (subject to all government approvals) westbound and November 17 eastbound.
China Airlines Cargo will operate four flights a week, two per week from Taipei to Mumbai and going forward to Amsterdam, and two per week coming from Amsterdam and going to Taipei.
Group Concorde, the airlines general air cargo sale agent in India for the last 20 years, will look after the sales in Mumbai.
“China Airlines Cargo is a premium carrier and well-known brand in Delhi. It’s time we showcase its strength to customers in Mumbai. It is a service-oriented carrier and has always satisfied its customers. We are positive that the Mumbai market will be elated to have the services of CI to enhance the customer experience.”– Pukhraj Singh Chug, Chairman, Group Concorde
The GVK-led MIAL became the first Indian and third Asian Airport to achieve IATA’s CEIV (Pharma) certification in April 2019.
The china airlines cargo for pharmaceuticals provide services for products which require strictest temperature control along with products whose certain range of temperature needs to be maintained.