Friday, June 21, 2013

► CONGO (KINSHASA): Chapman Freeborn begins weekly Joburg - Lubumbashi - Kinshasa cargo ops.

Chapman Freeborn logoAd-hoc cargo charter specialists, Chapman Freeborn Africa, has launched a new scheduled service from Johannesburg to Lubumbashi and Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Chapman Freeborn DC8-73F
Chapman Freeborn DC8-73F (Chapman Freeborn)
Utilising a DC8-73F aircraft with a capacity of 40 tons, the dedicated weekly service operates every Thursday from Johannesburg, effective June 20.

According to the company, Johannesburg is a major air cargo centre and can accommodate wide body freighters from North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, making it an ideal transport hub.

Chapman Freeborn Uganda also operates a Fokker F27 aircraft (maximum uplift of 5.8 tons) which is available for work including humanitarian relief cargo and transiting equipment involved in mining, telecoms, and the energy industry, as well as other industry sectors in the region.