IAG Cargo resumes London-Abu Dhabi route after 4 years

The flights on this route will resume on April 20th, utilising Boeing 787-9 aircraft.

IAG Cargo resumes London-Abu Dhabi route after 4 years
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IAG Cargo, the cargo arm of International Airlines Group (IAG), has announced its summer schedule, featuring expanded services between its primary hubs in London, Madrid, Barcelona, and Dublin, connecting to major destinations worldwide.

As part of the new schedule, flights between London Heathrow (LHR) and Abu Dhabi (AUH) will resume on April 20th after a four-year pause. These flights will be operated by a Boeing 787-9 widebody aircraft, contributing to a 19% increase in weekly rotations to Africa and the Middle East, according to the official release.

Transatlantic routes will also experience enhanced capacity, with a 9% rise in services to Latin America and the Caribbean. This involves an extra three weekly services to Buenos Aires (EZE) and up to four more weekly services to Sao Paulo (GRU) from Madrid. Furthermore, flight capacity has been increased from Madrid to Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, and Rio de Janeiro.

Additionally, weekly services between London Heathrow and San Diego (SAN) will double, and an additional seven flights per week will operate to Chicago (ORD). The company has also increased flight capacity between London to Cincinnati, Tokyo (Haneda), and Vancouver route, IAG Cargo has also introduced a new service between Barcelona and Miami (MIA).

“The new summer schedule will offer enhanced capacity and greater flexibility for our customers. We are particularly pleased to expand our offering in Africa and the Middle East, including the resumption of operations in Abu Dhabi after a four-year absence from our schedule. Abu Dhabi International Airport is emerging as an increasingly important regional logistics hub with state-of-the-art facilities and we are excited to contribute towards its further growth,” says Camilo Garcia Cervera, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at IAG Cargo.

From London, IAG Cargo provides capacity to six continents through more than 600 weekly wide-body services. Furthermore, Dublin acts as a gateway to North America, with over 80 weekly wide-body rotations. Moreover, the company offers over 240 weekly wide-body services linking Madrid and Barcelona to destinations throughout North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean, the release added.

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