has won a contract to act as the exclusive general sales agent
in the UK and Ireland for Belgian freighter operator, Demavia
scheduled DC-8 all-cargo services from Liege to the Democratic
Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. Each flight offers
40 tonnes of capacity.
generate cargo for Demavia from the UK freight forwarding community
and provide a reception point at Heathrow, a full pallet and container
build service and security screening. It will also organise secure
road transport services to Belgium to connect with the airlines
successful in winning this important new contract because of the
financial results we achieve for our airline customers and our
ability to provide a full in-house handling and trucking service,"
said Jack McLelland, managing director of Macair Cargo.
an established airline with an extremely reliable freighter schedule.
In addition to its direct cargo services from Liege, it also offers
onward destinations via Kinshasa, including Mbuji-Mayi, Kananga
and Mbandaka. We have already attracted a high level of bookings
from freight forwarding companies in the UK and we expect this
to grow on the strength of our high profile sales and marketing
already generated shipments of relief goods, construction materials,
pharmaceuticals, IT equipment and personal effects for Demavia.
three times a week to Kinshasha on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
It also operates from Liege to Kigali and Bujumbura every Tuesday.
The close-off time for UK originating cargo is 1200 on the day
before each flight departs.
every Wednesday, Demavia operates a DC-8F from Manston Airport
in the UK to Lubumbasi.