On Wednesday July 6, 2022, Korean Air Cargo resumed three times weekly Boeing 777 cargo service from Delhi to Vienna and Milan.
Departing from Delhi every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, the flight departs from Seoul-Incheon (ICN) and reaches Delhi via Hanoi before continuing to destinations in Europe.
While it transports moving parts, electrical equipment, industrial and electronic goods to Delhi, it transports mobile phones, ready-made garments, leather goods, auto parts and carpets to Vienna and Milan , which then mainly go to Italy, Austria, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands, informed the Concorde Group, the general service agent (GSA) of Korean Air Cargo in India
Concorde Group CEO Prithviraj Singh Chug said: “As the market begins to recover from the challenges of Covid-19 and the restrictions lifted, we are delighted to resume our freight operations to Vienna and Milan and reaffirm our commitment to our Indian customers. Korean Air Cargo is one of the largest cargo brands in the world. We have the exceptional service facility to serve east and west with cargo flights to Europe and passenger flights to its hub at Incheon International Airport, thus connecting us to the Korean Air network.
South Korea’s flag carrier’s three-times-weekly B777F service was initially launched in 2017, “promoted by the South Korean government’s new diplomatic strategy to strengthen its partnership with India coupled with the rapid growth of the subcontinent market”.
Korean Air currently operates twice-weekly passenger flights with its Boeing 789 from Delhi to Seoul-Incheon and plans to operate daily flights from September 2022.