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Air Cargo Germany begins service at Hartsfield-Jackson
12 October ,2012

News Release
October 12, 2012


Contact: Sonji Jacobs
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Air Cargo Germany begins service at Hartsfield-Jackson

ATLANTA – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials on Friday morning welcomed the inaugural flight of Air Cargo Germany, which began its twice-weekly service in Atlanta.

The first flight arrived a little after 3:30 a.m. Atlanta Fire Rescue trucks provided a water-cannon salute to herald the airline’s first departure from Hartsfield-Jackson at about 6 a.m.

“We are pleased to welcome Air Cargo Germany to Hartsfield-Jackson,” said Aviation General Manager Louis Miller. “Air Cargo Germany is working to expand its connections between North America and Europe, and Hartsfield-Jackson serves as the perfect global gateway to help achieve this goal.”

“We are pleased to welcome Air Cargo Germany to Hartsfield-Jackson,” said Aviation General Manager Louis Miller. “Air Cargo Germany is working to expand its connections between North America and Europe, and Hartsfield-Jackson serves as the perfect global gateway to help achieve this goal.”

Air Cargo Germany will operate two weekly flights between Hartsfield-Jackson and Germany. The flights will use the airline’s Boeing 747F aircraft.

The flights will connect cargo with locations in Russia, Central Asia and Africa as well as throughout Europe by truck.

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