Ethiopian Airlines Cargo has launched a new cargo service connecting China and Brazil aimed at catering to the growing e-commerce market. This service will provide a quicker and cheaper way for goods to be transported between the two countries, making it a popular choice for businesses and consumers.
The new B777 freighter service among Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport & Sao Paulo will firstly operate every Friday, except in March a Monday flight will be added. The new service will provide an alternative route for travelers between the two cities, and will provide faster and more efficient travel options for those who need to transport large loads. The new service will provide travelers with more options when traveling between the two cities.
The African carrier said that it will export a variety of cross-border e-commerce products, pharmaceutical products, high-tech products, and other high-value goods from China. Temporarily, imports into China will comprise seafood, fruits & other fresh products.
Ato Abel Alemul, the chief cargo officer of Ethiopian Airlines, said that the airline is pleased to be launching its all-cargo service between Xiamen and Sao Paulo, Brazil. This service is proving to be quite successful, and we are seeing high demand for it from both passengers and cargo shippers.
Since 1973, Ethiopian Airlines has been the largest airline in Africa and for the past 50 years, it has also been providing air logistics services between China and various countries in South America, including Brazil, Argentina and Chile. Ethiopian Airlines also has its own fleet and international route network. Addis Ababa Airport is the airline’s main hub.
On February 10, a Chinese cargo plane took off from Beijing carrying 96.1 tons of cargo. It is the first time this much cargo has been transported by air.
China is Brazil’s most significant trading partner, accounting for 34% of Brazil’s whole trade volume. China is also Brazil’s top source of overseas investment.