KATHMANDU, April 5: Qatar Airways has started its operation to Cambodian city of Phnom Penh from Monday. Issuing a statement, the airways said that Airbus A330 freighter will operate its service to Doha-Phnom Penh-Doha route once a week.
The aircraft has over 60 tons of cargo capacity. According to the airline, it currently carries more than 70 tons of belly-hold cargo on the daily wide-body passenger flights to Phnom Penh via Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam every week.
“The introduction of direct freighter services on this route offers exporters increased capacity and flexibility to transport their commodities to Qatar Airways’ global network of more than 150 destinations via its state-of-the-art hub in Doha,” the statement added. The airways claims that it is the fifth freighter destination launched this year.