Latam membership strengthens Barig's cargo expertise
Latam Cargo, the freight division of the Chilean-Brazilian Latam Airlines Group, is a new member of the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (Barig), which represents the interests of around 100 national and international airlines.
Latam Cargo, which carries almost 1 million t of airfreight per year, operates a network of over 140 destinations in 29 countries; ten of the destinations are dedicated to cargo alone.
Barig secretary general Michael Hoppe: "We are glad to welcome Latam as a new member, especially since the cargo field is continuously gaining importance within our association."
Jorge Carretero, Latam Cargo's senior manager sales Central Europe: "This membership offers us an ideal platform to contribute to the development of major topics concerning Germany as an air traffic location." (ah)