Turkish Cargo adds Munich to its expanding global cargo flight network
ISTANBUL: After Frankfurt, Turkish Cargo has added Munich, Germany’s third largest city and one of its business and tech hubs.
Turkey’s leading global cargo carrier said direct freight flights to Munich began on 7 May 2021.
“Besides making a remarkable contribution to the need for global air cargo transportation, we are glad to add Munich, a substantial business center, to our flight network, and continue to offer a stable and reliable cooperation to the leading exporters of the market,” said Turkish Cargo Chief Cargo Officer Turhan Ozen.
“As one of the most important air cargo brands in the world, we are aware, and resolutely fulfill our critical role in the development of our country and in increasing the competitiveness of global trade. We perform this mission not only with the transportation we carry out, but also with producing, opening areas, contributing the development of sectors, and creating a large logistics ecosystem,” he added.
Munich is considered the technological metropolis of Germany and it hosts the market leaders in automotive, electronics, medical and biotechnological products.
Turkish Cargo said it aims to strengthen the air cargo bridge it has established between Europe and the Middle East with the reliable, fast and direct air transportation it offers to logistics service providers with Airbus A330F type wide body cargo aircraft on IST-MUC-IST cargo flights.
Connecting continents, Turkish Cargo has the world’s largest direct cargo flight network consisting of 96 destinations and 25 direct cargo routes, excluding express carriers. With 25 dedicated freighters, the cargo carrier which aims to become of one of the top 3 air cargo brands in the world also has access to Turkish Airlines’ 363 fleet of aircraft.