Zhongyuan Longhao Airlines launches flights between Zhengzhou and New Delhi

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Zhongyuan Longhao Airlines (China Central Longhao Airlines) has begun operating flights between Zhengzhou, China and New Delhi, India.

The state-owned cargo airline will operate two flights per week from Zhengzhou using a B747-400 freighter, said Delhi International Airport.

The airport said in a LinkedIn post on April 13: “Delhi International Airport is delighted to welcome “China Central Longhao Freighter” at DEL today. The airline will operate 2 flights per week between Zhengzhou, China and New Delhi with its B747-400 aircraft having a capacity of 100 MT.”

On its website, the airline said: “During the “14th Five-Year Plan” period, Zhongyuan Longhao will center on the construction of Zhengzhou International Aviation Hub, deepen cooperation with international large-scale e-commerce companies and world-class freight forwarders, and build a fleet of medium- and long-range wide-body cargo aircraft.”

The airline added it also plans to: “Accelerate the development of a global air cargo route network system to become a leading air cargo service provider in China, and promote the “Air Silk Road” to fly wider and wider.”

The airline currently has 11 B737Fs and one B747F.

Longhao Airlines looks to add international cargo routes

 

 

 

 

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Rebecca Jeffrey

Rebecca Jeffrey
New to aviation journalism, I joined Air Cargo News in late 2021 as deputy editor. I previously worked for Mercator Media’s six maritime sector magazines as a reporter, heading up news for Port Strategy. Prior to this, I was editor for Recruitment International (now TALiNT International). Contact me on: [email protected]