Avianca Cargo announces the arrival from two to four A330 aircraft, which will allow its capacity to be expanded by up to 70% between 2022 and 2024.
With the arrival of the A330 P2F aircraft (passenger aircraft converted into cargo aircraft), which will gradually be incorporated into the company’s cargo fleet, Avianca Cargo will increase its role in the region increasing capacity in the export markets of Colombia and Ecuador, and in the import markets to South America from the United States.
Said actions are part of the strategic plan of the airline, through which with new projects and routes that are in continuous analysis together with the clients, commitment to continue strengthening direct connectivity between North America and Latin America.
“We are very pleased to announce the arrival of these aircraft to our cargo fleet, with which We are going to offer not only greater capacity, but also an increasingly robust and flexible route network focused on the needs of our customers, facilitating trade between Latin America and the whole world. We reaffirm our commitment to continue promoting the economies of the region, serving as strategic allies of our clients and industries”, said Gabriel Oliva, CEO of Avianca Cargo.
From the incorporation of the A330 aircraft, Avianca Cargo is positioned as one of the airlines with the most efficient cargo fleet based in the region, with an increasingly sustainable operation. A clear commitment by the company to contribute to the environment through the reduction of the carbon footprint.
“We are proud that Avianca Cargo has selected the A330-300P2F. This new generation freighter will provide Avianca Cargo with a highly efficient and flexible operation based on the proven and technologically advanced A330 Family and it will be the appropriate complement for the existing A330-200F fleet, benefiting Avianca Cargo from the advantages of the commonality of the A330 Family”, expressed Arturo Barreira, president of Airbus Latin America.
Avianca Cargo is committed to strengthening its cargo business, which will have new frequencies, more capacity and greater direct connectivity for the market and its customers in the Americas. In 2021, Avianca Cargo transported more than 770,000 tons in the markets where it operates.