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Starting next October, Air Canada Cargo It will operate 5 new routes from Toronto Pearson International Airport, including 2 will be for Mexico.
However, the release of these new tracks depends on the arrival of the first Boeing 767-300ER Converted to cargo ships. The airline plans to connect Toronto with Miami (USA), Quito (Ecuador), Lima (Peru), as well as with Mexico City and Guadalajara. With regard to the capital of Jalisco, this will be the first time that the Canadian company has flown to this destination.
Likewise, from the start of 2022, it will increase its service to other cities such as Halifax and St. John’s in Canada, Madrid in Spain and Frankfurt in Germany, receiving more 767-300ER units.
“These freighters will provide long-term stability and growth for our freight customers, particularly a community that requires year-round air freight capacity,” said Jason Perry, the airline’s vice president of freight.
Currently, Air Canada is cooperating with Boeing to Converting part of its 767-passenger fleet to cargo aircraft. The airline plans to receive two completely refurbished planes by the end of 2021 and several others in 2022, although it did not specify the number of planes.
Since March 2020, Air Canada has operated more than 9,000 full freight flights, using its fleet of wide-body aircraft, including several Boeing 777 and Airbus A330s provisionally modified for this mission.
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