Aeroméxico Cargo inaugurates a direct link between Wuhan, China and Mexico City
Mexico City, Mexico – Aeroméxico Cargo has inaugurated a freight route between Wuhan-Tianhe International Airport and Mexico City International Airport. Authorities say the flight will be used exclusively for transporting supplies between the two countries.
In a statement, Aeroméxico Cargo said that “the growth of e-commerce, the transport of medical supplies and high-tech products from this city to the rest of the world has been exponential over the past year, reaching an increase of over by 500%. “They say the route will be covered by a 787 Dreamliner, which has a capacity of 30 tonnes or 130 cubic meters depending on the type of cargo.
The statement said Wuhan is one of the fastest growing cities in China and has become an air transport hub in the country’s central region. The company reports that Aeroméxico Cargo has made more than 235 exclusive cargo flights from China to Mexico and 16 other countries since the start of the pandemic.
“We are very grateful to the governments of Mexico and the People’s Republic of China, our customers, business partners and airport authorities for their trust in the talent of the Mexican airline.
“Wuhan represents an extraordinary opportunity for the transfer of goods between the two countries, with which we will offer our customers more and better options for the efficient and safe transport of their goods,” said the senior vice president of Aeroméxico Cargo, Alejandro Méndez.
In turn, Mexican Ambassador to China José Luis Bernal stressed: “It is an honor for me to be part of this inaugural cargo flight between Mexico and Wuhan, which is a reflection of the effort and Aeroméxico’s collaboration with the two governments.
“I am convinced that these operations will contribute to the development of new routes that promote trade between the two countries for the benefit of their economies,” he added.
Aeroméxico Cargo can operate in more than 40 airports in the Mexican Republic and in several international destinations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America, Asia and Europe. The most common commodities are perishable goods, live animals, high value goods, technology, drugs and medical supplies.