The new A-340 connection will become daily from 12 March 2008. The company will offer around 42 tons of cargo capacity
Swiss WorldCargo, the air cargo division of Swiss International Air Lines Ltd., announces last week a significant increase of air cargo capacity between Zurich and Tel Aviv by deploying an additional A-340 on this route.
The new A-340 connection, which will be operated on days 5-6-7 from 9 February to 9 March 2008, will become daily from 12 March 2008. All in all, Swiss WorldCargo will offer around 42 tons of cargo capacity to and from one of the Near East’s most important gateways for air trade.
Departing from Zurich at 0945 hours and 2245 hrs, the flights will arrive in Tel Aviv at 1430 hrs and 0330 hrs respectively. The westbound services will leave Tel Aviv at 1550 hrs and 0530 hrs, and will reach Switzerland at 1915 hrs and 0900 hrs.
Following the announcement made by Swiss WorldCargo the regional manager Israel, Mr. Ronen Spira, said “To meet the demand of this diversified and ever growing market, Swiss WorldCargo will focus on its well established niche strategy and products, exploiting its industry-leading track record of flown-as-planned, “ Spira added: “All our range of products will profit from the increased capacity; in particular, Swiss X-Presso customers will now benefit from same day connections to most of SWISS’s destinations worldwide.”
Dieter Vranckx, Managing Director Africa, Middle East and Asia, added: “While we welcome the added capacity, we are well aware that it is customer orientation that is the key to our success. We are therefore delighted that Ronen Spira and his Israel team recently received the annual Swiss WorldCargo Peak Award for Customer Service Excellence, having received a remarkable 97% rating of satisfied and loyal customers in the 2007 Customer Satisfaction Survey.”