Ethiopian Cargo moves operations to New Felipe Ángeles International Airport with enhanced facilities and capacity

Published: Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, the largest cargo network operator in Africa, moved on 2 September its operations from Mexico City Airport (MEX) to the brand-new Felipe Ángeles International Airport (NLU).

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew said the cargo airline has been serving Mexico for the past six years and the relocation offers more possibilities.

“Our relocation to the Felipe Ángeles International Airport (NLU) brings with it a new chapter of possibilities. Central to this move is a state-of-the-art cargo terminal that boasts cutting-edge technology and modern facilities. This upgrade is a testament to our commitment to efficiency and excellence, enabling us to provide an elevated level of services to our valued customers,” said Tasew.

Ethiopian Airlines has been operating to Mexico City twice a week using the B777F fleet which can handle up to 100 tons per flight. The airline will continue to serve Felipe Ángeles International Airport twice a week.

Ethiopian is a key player in establishing trade routes that connect Mexico to the rest of the world and vice versa. Deploying its modern freighter aircraft, the B777-200F, Ethiopian Airlines operates in five cities in the Americas: Mexico City, Bogota, Santiago, Sao Paulo, and Miami.

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, one of the major strategic business units within the Ethiopian Airlines Group, covers more than 130 international destinations around the world with both belly hold capacity and 67 dedicated Freighter services.