Turkish Cargo’s Inclusion of Mexico City to its cargo flights network

Eversheds Sutherland and Basham, Ringe y Correa advised on the launch

Providing service to 122 countries around the world as one of the fastest growing air cargo brands, Turkish Cargo will launch air cargo flights to Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, as of October 3. Mexico City will be the 85th cargo flight destination of Turkish Cargo.

As the eight and nineteenth destination of Turkish Cargo in Latin America and the Americas, respectively, Mexico City will be connected to the world through the extensive flight network of the flag-carrier cargo company covering more than 300 destinations across 5 different continents.

Flights will be operated in two different routes by means of Boeing 777F type wide-body freighters. With respect to the first route; the freighters will take off from Istanbul, and then arrive in Mexico City via the connection flight from Madrid. Freighters will return to Istanbul following the route extending through Bogotá, Curacao and Maastricht from Mexico City.

With respect to the second route; the freighters will arrive in Mexico City via the connection flight from Madrid, and then return to Istanbul via Houston.

Mexico City, the biggest city of Mexico which ranks tenth in terms of the most crowded population around the world, stands out with its exports including fresh flowers, perishable fruits and vegetables, technological products and automobiles. The main import items of Mexico City includes automobiles, chemicals, petrochemical products, textile products, fish, pharmaceuticals, flowers and other perishable goods.

Eversheds Sutherland advised Turkish Airlines with a team led by Stephen Hopkins (Picture).

In Mexico, Basham, Ringe y Correa advised with a team including Alejandro Barrera, Sergio Barajas, Ricardo Lan, Mónica Pérez, Nicolás Estrada and Yizus Rangel.

Involved fees earner: Alejandro Barrera Fernández – Basham, Ringe y Correa; Mónica Patricia Pérez Santana – Basham, Ringe y Correa; Sergio Barajas – Basham, Ringe y Correa; Nicolás Estrada Aguirre – Basham, Ringe y Correa; Ricardo Lan – Basham, Ringe y Correa; Stephen Hopkins – Eversheds Sutherland;

Law Firms: Basham, Ringe y Correa; Eversheds Sutherland;

Clients: Turk Hava Yollari Anonim Ortakligi (Turkish Airlines);