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New air cargo service from Stansted takes off to boost region's trade with China

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Chinese carrier Hong Kong Air Cargo has launched a new service connecting London Stansted with Hong Kong aiming to bolster trade between the UK and China. Operating twice-weekly initially using an Airbus A330-200, the route targets the surging demand in online shopping and trade between the UK and China. Stansted Airport aviation director Simon Gorrighan said: “The decision demonstrates the confidence both countries have in their trade relationship, which is great news for businesses across the UK, and particularly those seeking to enter the Chinese market from London and the East of England."

Captain Clifford Hung, president of Hong Kong Air Cargo, added: "This route will provide our customers with more choices and flexibility for their air cargo logistics needs and create more value and opportunities for our stakeholders and partners." London Stansted is a major UK cargo hub providing access to the capital and other major cities, making it an attractive route for freight forwarders. Hong Kong Air Cargo's fleet of six all-cargo aircraft connects destinations across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 19 March 2024 08:37 )