Alitalia Cargo has recently uplifted a record 53,626 kilos cargo
on a seat-removed Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from Delhi (DEL) to Rome (FCO). The
cargo division of the Italian national flag carrier has been operating its
weekly cargo-only passenger flights from India since June 2020.
now of paramount importance to maximise every cargo space
The ULD planning was monitored for maximum utilisation of space
on the newly cargo-only reconfigured aircraft. It had a mix of high-density
cargo along with pharmaceuticals, dangerous goods, auto parts and garments.
Antonio Temporini, vice president, Alitalia Cargo, said, “The
milestone reflects our commitment towards our customers during these
challenging times. With reduced flight schedules due to Covid-19, it’s now of
paramount importance to maximise every cargo space. India is a very important
market for the Alitalia Cargo-worldwide network and having Air Logistics Group
as our partner in India, we are sure to enhance our services from all key ports
in the country.”
Air Logistics Group (ALG) is the GSSA for Alitalia Cargo,
supporting its freight forwarding community to transport freight on Alitalia’s
weekly flights from both Delhi and Mumbai to connect its network into
Italy/Europe, North America and North Africa.
pandemic has created and set new goals and benchmarks for all stakeholders
Sakshi Gupta, country manager, Air Logistics Group (ALG) said,
“The pandemic has created and set new goals and benchmarks for all
stakeholders. As the supply and demand soars, air cargo has come forth to
become a robust saviour for the aviation industry and finally, everyone has
realised that cargo is not just a filler but a very strategic and core part of
Annu Rai, manager key accounts, Alitalia Cargo, said, “During
these pandemic times when airlines are struggling to stabilise flight
operations, Alitalia Cargo with scheduled P2C weekly flights from Delhi (DEL)
and Mumbai (BOM) is strongly supporting the cargo demand for the EU and the US
with great efficiency and dedication. We shall continue to do so with all
support from our business partners.