Caribbean Airlines to add cargo services from Curacao

By Damian Brett

Caribbean Airlines will will tomorrow begin offering cargo services to/from Curacao after signing a deal with GSSA Maduro Air Freight Services.

Through the deal, the airline will offer air cargo services in and out of Curacao to the wider Caribbean and international ports worldwide.

Commenting on the launch, chief executive Garvin Medera said: “This new service will improve connectivity and increase opportunities for trade and the movement of cargo between Curacao, the wider Caribbean and the world.

“Caribbean Airlines is experienced in shipping a range of commodities including general cargo, perishable goods and live animals. Additionally, the interline agreements we have, enable us to offer our customers a wide range of options to meet their global shipping needs.”

For cargo shipments through Curacao, the airline will utilise its twice weekly scheduled services between Curacao and Trinidad each Monday and Friday.

For shipments beyond Trinidad, the airline will use the scheduled flights throughout its network as well as its dedicated all-cargo freighter which operates five times weekly via Miami.

Caribbean Airlines Cargo also has many interline partnerships which allow for the shipment of cargo to far reaching destinations in the United States, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and South America

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