Air, Freight News

Virgin to offer Milan and Pakistan cargo flights

[ August 26, 2020   //   ]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is offering cargo-only services between London Heathrow and Milan from 12 September.

Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 passenger aircraft will operate in freighter mode from London every Thursday and Sunday offering up to 50 tonnes of cargo capacity per flight to and from Milan Malpensa. The flights will also offer connections over London including next day deliveries from New York to Milan.

Capacity will be marketed by ADP, the airline’s general sales agency in Italy, while Bcube Air Cargo has been awarded the cargo handling contract for export and import shipments.

Virgin Atlantic Cargo will also launch flights between the UK and Pakistan in December. There will be three new routes; Heathrow to Lahore, Heathrow to Islamabad and Manchester to Islamabad.