Unitop Airlines has opened its second cargo route to Europe with Boeing 747-400 Freighter flights between Wuhan and Luxembourg starting on 13 January.
The first flight from Wuhan Tianhe International Airport touched down at 02.46h, with Zhang Younan, chairman and president of Unitop Group, Chen Ying, executive vice president of Unitop Airlines and relevant leaders of Hubei Airport Group attending the inaugural ceremony.
The flights to Luxembourg will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, complementing existing services to Liege, Belgium on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
The cargo will mainly consist of notebook computers, mobile phones, precision instruments, mechanical equipment and other high value goods from Wuhan, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Xiamen and other places.
The airline operates flights to the Indian cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore; Dhaka in Bangladesh; Hanoi in Vietnam; Kathmandu in Nepal; Dubai in the United Arab Emirates as well as the Liege and Luxembourg services.
Unitop says the Wuhan-Luxembourg route not only meets the airline’s development needs but also the needs of Wuhan’s industrial development, by not only enhancing capacity between central China and Europe but serving the local economy.