The service will use a BA 787-8 aircraft, offering bellyhold capacity up to 15 metric tons and an air conditioning system that maintains a hold temperature within one-degree accuracy. With flights operating four times a week to and from New Orleans, the route will help better connect customers to more than 350 destinations on IAG Cargo's global network, the carrier says.
"This new route will add to our strong network offering in North America, giving local businesses a valuable connection to global markets,” said commercial director David Shepherd. "IAG Cargo will help support business looking to trade in the region by offering a diverse premium product portfolio and opening new export routes."
IAG Cargo also provides shippers and forwarders with custom freight options including "Critical, Constant Climate and Constant Fresh," Shepherd said.
Source: IAG Cargo
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