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DUBAI: January 10, 2019. Emirates SkyCargo is launching a new weekly freighter services to Bogota, Colombia from January 16.

The city will become Emirates SkyCargo’s sixth cargo destination in South America and its third dedicated cargo destination in the continent. Flight EK 9930 will arrive in Bogota at 22.00 hours local time on Wednesday and will depart from the city at 00.05 hours local time on Thursday morning.

EK MaastrichtEmirates SkyCargo will be working jointly with Avianca for the freighter service from Bogota. The Latin American carrier will commercialize the capacity of the B777 freighter on its return leg from Bogota to Maastricht as part of developing a deeper network partnership.

“We welcome Bogota to our global network of over 40 scheduled weekly freighter destinations. South America is one of our main focus regions and we believe that there is a lot of potential for further growth in demand for air cargo capacity in this region,” said Hiran Perera, Emirates senior vice president, Cargo Planning & Freighters. “We are also delighted to be working with Avianca for this freighter service and we look forward to strengthening our partnership to facilitate more trade between customers in South America and the rest of the world,” he added.

Emirates SkyCargo currently transports cargo on its passenger and freighter services to and from Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago, Viracopos and Quito. With the addition of Bogota, the air cargo carrier will be able to offer a weekly cargo capacity of close to 500 tonnes to South American customers.

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