Guest

Ansett's New Sydney-Auckland Cargo Service

Tue Feb 08, 2000 1:37 pm

ANSETT LAUNCHES NEW SYDNEY- AUCKLAND CARGO SERVICE

Ansett Australia Cargo launched a new Trans-Tasman service yesterday.

Scheduled to depart Sydney Monday to Thursday at 22.15, the B767-200 will arrive in Auckland at 3.15 and be back in Sydney at 6.05 the following day.

"This service continues our focus on the development of the Trans-Tasman express market," said Tony Markou, General Manager, Ansett Australia Cargo.

"As well as providing continuity of service and demonstrating a commitment to our forwarder customers, we will be supporting the needs of our key express customers - FedEx, UPS and AEI," Mr Markou said.

The containerised aircraft will provide 90 cubic metres of capacity and 22,000 kilos net uplift.

The service is a joint commercial arrangement between Ansett Australia Cargo and Air New Zealand Cargo.

"Air New Zealand want to develop their markets through to Hong Kong and Japan. Feeding into Ansett's line services from Sydney to Hong Kong and Osaka will be possible with this service," Mr Markou said.

Ansett Australia has provided a Trans-Tasman service since 1993, using a 737 QC, followed by a DC8 and most recently a 727 freighter.

Ansett Australia Cargo has recently restructured, providing a focus on airport-to-airport cargo services. They operate an aircraft freighter network throughout Australia, as well as a Trans-Tasman service and other connections globally.

Additional services provided by the business include a perishable goods service and specialised air charters.
 
VH-BZF
Posts: 740
Joined: Fri Oct 29, 1999 1:28 pm

RE: Ansett's New Sydney-Auckland Cargo Service

Thu Feb 10, 2000 8:28 am

Does this mean the wet leased Kitty Hawk B727-200F will be returned to the USA? Are Ansett using one of their own B767-200's?

Does anybody know?
Ansett Australia - (was) One of the worlds great airlines!

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos