Turkish Cargo added Quito (UIO), the capital of Ecuador, to its flight network, enabling direct cargo flights to the region. The first one of the Quito flights is planned to be operated on the Istanbul – New York – Quito – Curaçao - Maastricht (ISL-JFK-UIO-CUR-MST) line on 7th of March. And the line will be operational 2 days a week by the Boeing 777F freighters of Turkish Cargo.
Quito is an important cultural and financial center of the country and has significant export and import potential. Being one of the most notable flower producers of the world, Quito hosts developed textile, metal and agricultural industries, and its most significant exports include coffee, sugar, cacao, rise, bananas and palm oil.