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Singapore Airlines Cargo adds South America to air freight network

Singapore Airlines Cargo has launched its first scheduled freighter service to South America, to Sao Paulo in Brazil.

The once weekly Boeing 747-400 freighter service from Singapore Changi Airport to Sao Paulo’s Viracopos-Campinas Airport was launched yesterday, operating via Hong Kong and Dallas Fort Worth. The return trip to Singapore operates via Dallas Fort Worth, Brussels and Sharjah.

Singapore Airlines Cargo

This new freighter service complements the cargo capacity available on Singapore Airlines’ thrice-weekly passenger flights between Singapore and Sao Paulo’s Guarulhos International Airport, via Barcelona.

“This new freighter service demonstrates our confidence in the growth potential of the Brazilian market, and extends our network coverage to over 70 cities in more than 30 countries,” said Mr Tan Tiow Kor, SIA Cargo’s Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing.

He added: “Brazil is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and its major imports include machinery, electrical and transport equipment, chemicals, cotton, automotive parts and accessories. Its principal exports include transport and
transmission equipment, heavy machinery, generators, transformers, footwear and food products. Our services provide convenient links between Brazil and major global markets.”

The flight schedules are as follows:

New Freighter Services From Singapore to Sao Paulo
With effect from 16th August to 27th October 2012

SQ 7974 SQ 7973

THU

THU

THU

THU / FRI

FRI

FRI / SAT

SAT

SUN

SUN

SIN

HKG

ANC

DFW

VCP

DFW

BRU

SHJ

SIN

15:40

11:40

21:55

13:07

23:25

18:40

06:15

19:10

11:35

17:40

12:50

01:37

15:25

02:35

21:40

07:40

Schedules are in local timings and are subject to change

SIN: Singapore
HKG: Hong Kong
ANC: Anchorage (technical stop)
DFW: Dallas Forth Worth
VCP: Viracopos – Campinas Airport, Sao Paulo
BRU: Brussels
SHJ: Sharjah

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