Cargolux’s restart of Nairobi, Joburg services to boost horticulture sector

Starting July 7, Luxembourg-based cargo airline Cargolux will restore its services to Nairobi and Johannesburg using its B747-8. The flights will operate weekly twice.

The move brings in a sigh of relief for the horticulture sector, which suffered massive losses due to a lack of access to its key markets after the pandemic shut down global travel. Nairobi has witnessed a capacity reduction from 5,000 tonnes to 1,300 tonnes in the initial period of lockdown, which increased to 2,800 tonnes by mid-May.

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