Egyptair Cargo launches freighter operation to Johannesburg from Cologne/Bonn
Feb 22, 2019: Egyptair Cargo, the cargo division of the Egyptian national airline EgyptAir, will operate direct freighter service from European Cargo hub Cologne/Bonn (CGN) to Johannesburg (JNB) on Sundays, effective March 4.
A second rotation is scheduled to start on Thursdays in April 2019.
Furthermore, the CGN hub will be linked with an additional 3 new Egyptair Cargo freighter destinations: Lagos (LOS), N%u2019Djamena (NDJ) and Khartoum (KRT). More freighter destinations will follow later this year.
%u201CThe further increase of the Egyptair Cargo freighter operation at Cologne Bonn Airport with additional flights and African destinations underline the great potential our airport has to offer,%u201D says Johan Vanneste, president & CEO of Cologne Bonn Airport.
Capt Bassem, CEO of Egyptair Cargo adds: %u201CAs an African airline, we felt it was the right time to take part in the African Renaissance. We see these new rotations as a major step to enhance our African network.%u201D
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