IAG Cargo launches London-Kuala Lumpur route

  • Staff Reports
  • May 27, 2015

IAGWith Malaysia experiencing strong economic growth and increased trade, IAG Cargo has begun a London-Heathrow-to-Kuala Lumpur frequency, beginning May 27. The route is being operated by a 777-200ER, which will provide 15 tonnes of capacity on each daily flight.

Malaysia’s economy is expected to grow by 4.7 percent this year, and to accelerate to approximately 5 percent in 2016. Exports are forecast to grow 6.8 percent and imports 6.9 percent in 2016. Kuala Lumpur is an important market for high-tech goods, electronics, garments, perishables and valuables.

Flights will depart Heathrow daily at 20:15, arriving into Kuala Lumpur at 16:00 local time. Returning flights leave Kuala Lumpur at 23:05 and arrive into Heathrow at 05:25 the next morning, enabling next-day connections to almost all destinations on the IAG Cargo network.

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