Qatar Airways Cargo transports 4,000 tonnes of flowers for Valentine’s Day

Transporting over 4,000 tonnes of flowers all world wide over a two-week interval is a logistical prowess that solely few airways can obtain. And Qatar Airways Cargo is definitely on the prime of the record. Exported from two primary areas, Latin America (Ecuador and Colombia) and Africa (Uganda and Kenya), the flowers are travelling to five main worldwide locations: USA, Amsterdam (for distribution throughout Europe), Australia, the Center East, and Japan.

To fulfill the numerous demand throughout this peak time, Qatar Airways Cargo is intensifying the frequency of its flights to extend capability. This interprets into 10 extra B777 freighter flights from Nairobi to Liege and 10 extra flights from Quito to Amsterdam and Miami, on prime of the common cargo and passenger flights. As well as, the service can also be utilizing highway transport companies from European airports to Amsterdam, the place logistics are arrange for main shopper international locations.

Guaranteeing that this fragile cargo is dealt with with the utmost care and delivered on time not solely requires a substantial amount of planning and preparation from the Qatar Airways Cargo staff but in addition a really excessive diploma of experience and expertise. Qatar Airways Cargo has certainly been concerned within the transportation of flowers from Nairobi for over 10 years and would be the largest cargo operator there by Valentine’s Day 2023. Furthermore, at all times innovating to excellent its degree of service, the service has applied an elaborate temperature-controlled forwarding system to ensure that flowers arrive contemporary at their remaining vacation spot. As a result of the Valentine’s Day interval necessitates appreciable coordination to rearrange charters with the authorities and to handle the additional volumes and flights, shut and fixed contact with clients to make sure correct planning of shipments on the respective flight days can also be important.

Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer of Cargo at Qatar Airways Cargo, commented: “In a always evolving market, Qatar Airways Cargo has at all times been in a position to enhance its providing to fulfill new wants. The launch of The Subsequent Technology, which is accompanied by a brand new imaginative and prescient of the enterprise, is proof of this. As we speak, within the very demanding interval of Valentine’s Day, we’re proud to place our experience and effectivity on the service of our clients.”

True to its motto, “Moved by Individuals”, Qatar Airways Cargo will be trusted to ship impeccable service and to ensure that love will prevail on this big day.

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