Finnair Cargo is to increase Japanese services with three flights a week to Fukuoka from 7 May.
Fukuoka will be Finnair Cargo’s fourth destination in Japan after Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya and will be served by an Airbus A330. A number of Japan’s famous companies including Sony, Toshiba, Matsushita, Toyota and Mitsubishi have a strong presence in Fukuoka on Kyushu Island.
Finnair Cargo sales director for Asia, Tomi Asikainen says: “We have plans to target all industries and commodities via forwarders in the area. Fukuoka and Kyushu island have plenty of pharmaceutical traffic, which Finnair Cargo is very well equipped to handle.”
“Finnair aircraft bellies on the route will be loaded with robotics and automotive products, medical equipment, perishables, tyres, semi-conductors and all kinds of general cargo.”