A weekly service operated by French airline Aigle Azur has been launched from all-cargo Vatry International, in France, to Hassi Messaoud, in Algeria.
It is estimated that every Friday approximately 15 tons of equipment and industrial goods are shipped to Algeria in crates or as bulk aboard a charted Antonov 12.
Set up in 1946, Aigle Azur was the first privately-owned airline in the post-war era. It has been owned since 2001 by GoFast, a freight forwarder based in Roissy, near Charles de Gaulle International Airport. GoFast specializes in transport of turnkey project freight.
The all-cargo airport, just southeast of Paris, is open 24/7.
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