New cargo service arrives at Toronto Pearson

by Canadian Shipper

TORONTO, Ont. — The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) will be welcoming Lufthansa Cargo to Toronto Pearson International Airport as of Sept. 2. Lufthansa will be flying twice weekly service from Frankfurt using MD-11 freighters. This will provide the Canadian market with approximately 90 tonnes of air freight capacity on each flight.

“It is very exciting to see Lufthansa Cargo announcing this service into Toronto,” said Lloyd McCoomb, president and CEO of the GTAA. “This shows that the demand for additional reliable cargo service exists and confirms Toronto’s position as the largest air freight market in Canada. We are responding to the needs of the businesses in the Toronto area that require just-in-time delivery and dependable shipping solutions.”

“Our new service enables us to air freight customer’s shipments faster non-stop to Canada and connects Toronto with Europe’s biggest cargo airport,” said Dr. Andreas Otto, Lufthansa Cargo executive board member, product and sales.

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