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IAG Cargo reassures lettuce lovers

[ July 11, 2018   //   ]

With the UK in the grip of a heatwave, lettuces are fast disappearing from supermarket shelves. But fear not IAG Cargo has a solution.

The carrier – which encompasses the British Airways and Iberia Cargo brands is bringing in fresh supplies, havingt completed a single shipment of over 30,000 heads of iceberg lettuce from Los Angeles to to meet the gap in UK supplies.

IAG Cargo’s director of sales, marketing and products Camilo Garcia, said: “We take the responsibility of shipping lettuce to the UK very seriously – our dedicated ‘Constant Fresh’ product team ensure that lettuce heads arrive promptly and in excellent condition in London Heathrow ready to hit supermarket shelves across the country. We fly cargo directly to 28 destinations in North America, and will be increasing the Miami route frequency to three times a day as of winter 2018.”