AFKLMP launches winter schedule, adds capacity to Costa Rica and Sri Lanka

posted on 16th October 2018 by Justin Burns
AFKLMP launches winter schedule, adds capacity to Costa Rica and Sri Lanka

Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo has launched its winter schedule which includes adding capacity via belly services to Costa Rica and Sri Lanka.

The network of the three carriers will operate from Sunday, 28 October 2018 to Sunday, 31 March 2019 and will fly around 1,060 weekly freighter and belly services to 124 destinations.

From Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) KLM will return this winter to San José (Costa Rica) using a KLM Boeing 777 three times a week and Colombo (Sri Lanka) on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner twice a week.

Also from AMS, KLM will serve Port Louis (Mauritius) on a Dreamliner three times a week and Miami (USA) on an Airbus A330. KLM will also continue this winter services to Fortaleza (Brazil) on an A330-200 three times a week, which it started last summer.

From Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) Air France will continue this winter services to Fortaleza on an A340 three times a week), Mahé (Seychelles) on an A340 three times a week), Nairobi (Kenya) on a 787 Dreamliner three times a week, Seattle (USA) on an A330 three times a week and Taipei (Taiwan) on a 777 twice a week.

From both hubs, AMS and CDG, it has increased frequencies to several destinations including from AMS daily flights to EZE (Buenos Aires) and SCL (Santiago), and from CDG more flights to JFK (New York), HND (Tokyo Haneda) and KIX (Kansai Osaka).

AFKLMP will also offer cooperation with joint venture partner Delta Cargo with extensive cargo capacity on their North Atlantic routes to/from Europe.

In 2017, AFKLMP Cargo transported 1.1 million tonnes of cargo. Along with an extensive passenger aircraft fleet, it also offers cargo main deck capacity on two Boeing 777 Freighters, four Boeing 747-400 Freighters and six Boeing 747-400 Combi aircraft.