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IAG Cargo’s first freight between London and Cincinnati set to take off

  • IAG Cargo launches new route between London and Cincinnati – a first for the business

  • IAG Cargo's network, which spans six continents, wants to close the gap between North America and Europe by offering services between Cincinnati and London, two significant e-commerce centres.

  • The service will be operated by a British Airways B787-8 aircraft

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), today announces it will be starting a new direct service between London-Heathrow and Cincinnati, Ohio for the first time in its history.

From 5th June 2023, IAG Cargo customers will be able to export and import vital goods between London-Heathrow and Cincinnati, Ohio five days week during the summer months, and four times a week during the winder period. The route will be essential for the movement of e-commerce, a key source of revenue for the U.S generating $272.6 billion of revenue in the first quarter of 2023.

Camilo Garcia Cervera, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at IAG Cargo said: “The transatlantic corridor is one of the world’s most important trade lanes, and a vital part of our network and so we’re pleased to support our customers with a new route to Cincinnati. With this direct route from one of our key hubs, London, customers can benefit from our wider network that spans across six continents to transport the regions high in demand imports and exports.”

This new route supports IAG Cargo’s increased schedule into the United States, where the company now serves 27 US destinations. Popular items shipped across this trade lane have included high volumes of automotive parts from Southeast Asia, transferred via Europe, into the United States, as well as sporting equipment, food and drink and ecommerce items like home office equipment.


Notes to editors

IAG Cargo is the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo in April 2011. Following the integration of additional airlines into the business, including Aer Lingus, Vueling and bmi, IAG Cargo now covers a global network. In 2022, IAG Cargo had a commercial value of €1,635 million.

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