By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkish Cargo will soon be launching its flights to the Mexican capital, flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) announced on Friday.
Operations offering wide-body cargo aircraft Boeing 777F will begin on Oct. 3, the airlines said in a statement.
"Mexico City will be connected to the world through the extensive flight network of the flag carrier cargo company covering more than 300 destinations across five different continents," the carrier said.
Flights will be operated on two different routes; the first route includes Istanbul, Mexico City, Madrid, Bogota, Curacao and Maastricht cities and the second Mexico City, Madrid, Istanbul, and Houston.
The carrier said that Mexico City's exports were fresh flowers, perishable fruits and vegetables, technological products and automobiles while its imports were mostly automobiles, chemicals, petrochemical products, textile products, fish, pharmaceuticals, flowers and other perishable goods.
Mexico City will be Turkish Cargo's 85th destination in the world, 19th in Americas and eighth in Latin America, it added.
Turkish Cargo, a trademark of the Turkish Airlines, has been offering cargo services to more countries than any other airline in the world.