Maersk launches Europe-China airfreight services

A.P. Moller – Maersk has launched airfreight services with scheduled flights between Denmark and China.

Starting today (Monday 20 March), Maersk is flying between Billund and Hangzhou 3 times a week using the first of 3 converted Boeing 767-300 Freighters that have been purchased for Maersk Air Cargo.

The flight is the first scheduled air cargo operation between Denmark and Asia and the corridor from Billund is expected to significantly increase access for high-value and time-sensitive cargo between Scandinavia, Northern Europe and Asia Pacific.

Michel Pozas Lucic, Global Head of Air at A.P. Moller – Maersk, says, “With the introduction of our new service between Europe and China, we have taken another leap with our customers in providing true integrated logistics. We want to ensure that our customers have the visibility, reliability, and resilience in their supply chains. In this, air freight with scheduled flights and controlled capacity represents a crucial part of our customers´ end-to-end logistics needs.”