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Singapore Airlines Cargo adds South America to its freighter 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.

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 16 Aug 12 to 27 Oct 12

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 02:25 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