Qatar Airways Cargo has partnered with DSV Global Transportation and Logistics to launch a new route from Huntsville, USA, increasing access to Europe, Middle East and beyond.
Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading air cargo carrier has launched biweekly freighter flights from Huntsville, USA to Doha, Qatar in conjunction with DSV as part of a strategic partnership, enhancing North America’s connectivity to Europe, Middle East and beyond, effective 7th September 2023.
The route, named by DSV as the “Gateway Star”, will see twice weekly Boeing 777 freighters operating from Felipe Ángeles International Airport in Mexico to Huntsville and arriving in Doha via Luxembourg. The freighters from Huntsville will operate on Thursdays and Sundays every week, offering 200 tons of capacity.
The major exports from Huntsville that will be carried on Qatar Airways Cargo flights are Auto parts for various manufacturers in Europe along with Perishables and Cars from Mexico. With the addition of Huntsville, Qatar Airways Cargo now serves 22 destinations in the Americas with freighter and passenger belly-hold flights, providing a combined weekly cargo capacity of over 5,500 tons.
About Qatar Airways Cargo
Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading international air cargo carrier is based in Doha, State of Qatar. It serves a global network of more than 70 freighter destinations and 160 passenger destinations utilizing freighters and belly-hold passenger flights. The airline’s freighter fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters, two Boeing 747-400 freighters, 26 Boeing 777 freighters and one Airbus A310 freighter. It also has an extensive road feeder service (RFS) network. With considerable investments in its products, services, quality handling, infrastructure, facilities, people and procedures at each of its destinations, the cargo carrier provides high operating standards for the transportation of cargo. Qatar Airways Cargo remains committed to sustainability and giving back to communities it serves through its sustainability program WeQare, built on the key pillars of sustainability: environment, society, economy and culture.
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