Cainiao adds new route with Air Cargo China connecting Hangzhou, Liege
Cainiao Smart Logistics Network, Alibaba Group’s logistics arm, has started a new international air route with Air China Cargo Airlines to speed up average delivery times between China and Europe. The first B777 flight landed at Belgium’s Liege Airport on Aug 13.
Three flights will be operated each week from Hangzhou to Liege with final destination Madrid.
By using Liege Airport as the European smart logistic hub, Cainiao will improve overall efficiency and expand their line-haul network, finally aim to cut international delivery to 72 hours.
“Hangzhou-LGG is the next step of the expansion of the Air China Cargo operation. This cooperation will greatly benefit Cainiao Network to further bring down delivery times for Alibaba Group deliveries. Liege Airport Cargo community welcomes more #freightersfirst and connectivity,” wrote Steven Verhasselt, VP-Commercial at Liege Airport.