Turkish Cargo will start a new Boeing 777 Freighter route linking various points from its hub in Istanbul with Mexico City from 3 October – its 85th cargo destination.
As the eight and nineteenth destination of Turkish Cargo in Latin America and the Americas, respectively, Mexico City will be connected to the world through the extensive flight network of Turkish Airlines which serves more than 300 destinations across five different continents.
On the outward bound route, the 777F will take off from Istanbul, and arrive in Mexico City via a connecting flight from Madrid. Freighters will then return from Mexico City to Istanbul stopping at Bogotá, Curacao and Maastricht.
With respect to the second route; the freighters will arrive in Mexico City via a connecting flight from Madrid, and then return to Istanbul via Houston.
Turkish Cargo said Mexico City, which ranks 10th in terms of the busiest city in the world, stands out with its exports including fresh flowers, perishable fruits and vegetables, technological products and automobiles.
The main import items of Mexico City includes automobiles, chemicals, petrochemical products, textile products, fish, pharmaceuticals, flowers and other perishable goods.
Achieving a sustainable growth thanks to its new destinations, current infrastructure and investments, Turkish Cargo said it aims to increase the rate of supply to both Latin America and the Americas upon addition of Mexico City, acting as an important commercial bridge among the Latin America countries thanks to its commercial network, to its cargo flights network.