K+N renews with NAM on Africa freighter deal

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarder Kuehne+Nagel has renewed its freighter deal with Network Airline Management covering the Africa-Europe trade.

The deal has been extended by 12 months covering a minimum of four flights per week from Nairobi, Kenya, to both Liege, Belgium and Doncaster, UK.

Network Airline Management provides Boeing 747 Freighter capacity with a maximum payload of 120 tonnes.

This vital airbridge between Africa and Europe ensures the fresh supply of flowers and vegetables to the supermarkets in both the UK as well as mainland Europe.

Andy Walters, commercial director of Network Airline Management, said: “We are delighted to be renewing our contract with Kuehne+Nagel once again, to continue our strong partnership for the next 12 months. Network Airline Management has a global reputation of offering its customers flexible, efficient solutions and this service is no exception.

“Kuehne+Nagel are one of the leading global logistics providers worldwide, with specialist knowledge in this perishable sector and our partnership continues to grow year on year.”

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Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector. After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015. Contact me on [email protected]