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American Airlines announced the commencement of passenger flights from Seattle to Bengaluru from the winter of 2021.
Tim Isik, Director Cargo Sales Europe, Middle East and Africa said that the airline company is delighted to begin this journey and new flight operations. Till now Bangalore has been a major hub for American Airline’s cargo operations.
It has appointed Air Logistics Group as its Cargo General Sales Agent for the Indian market ahead of the launch.
American Airlines Cargo has served the Indian market with a general sales agent (GSA) for more than two decades, said the press release. Shanna Abbott, American Airlines Cargo’s GSA contracts manager also mentioned that India is a very important part of their worldwide network, with a high demand for both inbound and outbound cargo traffic such as pharmaceuticals, auto parts and fabrics.
This September, its cargo-only schedule will total more than 1,000 flights serving 32 cities across the globe. At a time when medical equipment and fabric are in-demand commodities being exported, American Airlines’ venture into passenger flights between the two major business hubs in the world comes as a big step.
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