- Joe Breitfeller
Air Canada Cargo Touches Down in Liege, Belgium for the First Time
Air Canada operated their inaugural Boeing 767 Freighter flight between Toronto and Liege in Belgium for the first time on Thursday, March 30, 2023. Flights will operate twice weekly, increasing to three weekly flights later this year.
On Thursday (March 30, 2023), Air Canada Cargo announced the launch of new Boeing 767 Freighter service between Toronto and Liege in Belgium. Flights will initially operate twice weekly, which will increase to three weekly flights later this year. In April, Air Canada Cargo will also start new twice weekly service to Basel, Switzerland, one of Europe’s premier pharmaceutical hubs. The new routes to Liege and Basel are in addition to recently launched cargo flights to Dallas, Atlanta and Bogota.
In Thursday’s announcement, Air Canada Cargo’s Managing Director – Commercial, Matthieu Casey, said,
“We are pleased to begin operating our freighters to Liege, a further strengthening of the Air Canada Cargo network as we continue to expand and provide customers with reliable, year-round service. This is another important connection from a key European market with Air Canada and Air Canada Cargo’s global network through its Toronto hub.”
Also commenting on Air Canada’s new service, Liege Airport’s CEO, Laurent Jossart, added,
“We are extremely pleased about the start of the new Air Canada Cargo freighter operation in Liege, being now connected to the global network of Air Canada Cargo. Liege Airport has been chosen by Air Canada Cargo as the first ever freighter-only station, which clearly shows the fast growing importance of Liege Airport as a leading European cargo hub.”
Air Canada Cargo is Canada’s largest air cargo provider, as measured by cargo capacity, and has a presence in over 50 countries, as well as self-handled hubs in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Chicago, London and Frankfurt. As Air Canada’s dedicated freight division, Air Canada Cargo offers global connectivity across six continents with domestic and international passenger flights, as well as cargo-only flights with their fleet of dedicated Boeing 767-300ER freighters and trucking services.
Source: Air Canada