Cathay Pacific is adding additional capacity to the pharma corridor between the Belgian capital and Hong Kong.
Done to increase links with the European vaccine production hub, the extra cargo flights are planned until June and the schedule will be adapted to market demand and the latest developments.
Cathay Pacific head of cargo Europe, Jansen Stafford said: “While for now this is a temporary addition to our cargo network to respond to market demand, today’s news is a boost to the entire Cargo, Engineering and Airport teams who have worked extremely hard to display our Cathay spirit and can-do attitude. We look forward to coming back to Brussels and support the market demand of Belgium and beyond.”
The airline says that it has seen a growing demand for air freight flights between Belgium and Hong Kong with a growing demand for air freight flights between Belgium and Hong Kong.
As a member of the Pharma Aero alliance, it operates a Pharma Corridor between the CEIV Pharma airport communities at Brussels and Hong Kong International Airport.
“With the growing number of vaccines produced, Belgium confirms its position as important location for vaccines producers. Brussels Airport is proud to contribute to the logistics of Covid-19 vaccines to all parts of the world, and very happy to welcome Cathay Pacific again, reconnecting the two Pharma CEIV certified centres with each other,” added Brussels Airport Company’s director of cargo and logistics, Geert Aerts.