Turkish Cargo to kick off cargo services to Miami with Boeing 777-200F
January 24, 2018: Turkish Cargo is all set to launching cargo flights to Miami, which is one of the most strategical cargo destinations in the United States and in the world.
Turkish Cargo's Miami cargo flights will be operated with Boeing 777-200F%u2014the cargo aircraft newly acquired recently.
Turkish Cargo will be connecting Miami to 120 countries through over 300 destinations with its Istanbul-Madrid-Miami departing flights and Miami-Houston-%u0130stanbul return flights.
Turkish Cargo, which has been transporting 110 tonnes of belly cargo weekly on Turkish Airlines passenger aircraft to Chicago, Atlanta and New-York has now reached four destinations in the United States with Miami.
The flag cargo carrier will soon launch a 100 tonnes capacity increase to the North American market with wide body freighters to reach 220 tonnes, every week.
Miami Airport being the largest in the United States and ranked 10th in the international cargo market, stands out for its capacity of handling perishable goods supply chain, which represents 47 percent of the international transit cargo, offering high-end infrastucture.
Miami stands out with its cargo potential of fresh flowers, perishable fruits and vegetables, high technology products, telecommunication equipments and aircraft parts. The region is known for its imports of textile, fish, medicine, flowers, automobile, chemicals, petrochemicals and other perishable goods.