With Valentine’ s Day time finally in the rear-view mirror, carriers like LATAM Cargo are savoring 1 of the mainstays associated with the Latin Americans telpherage business: the annual The month of january surge in flower delivery.
This 12 months, the Chile-based carrier dealt with more than 160 mil bouquets of flowers (around 9, 000 short tons) in the three several weeks leading up to V-Day, representing 21 percent regarding the total Latin United states flower market over this particular period. By those estimations, almost 43, 000 loads of flowers were released by all carriers through Latin American markets.
Between Jan. sixteen and Feb. 7, a lot more than 140 LATAM valuables flights departed from Republic of ecuador and Colombia, tripling the particular average number of every week air cargo shipments. Among Bogotá and Miami, exactly where LATAM transports 360 lots per week, on typical, this figure reached nine hundred tonnes per week top up to Valentine’ h Day. Likewise, between Exento and Miami, shipments improved from 450 to one, 500 short tons for each week.
Within a typical week, Ohio International Airport (MIA) gets about 5, 000 considérations of flowers from Republic of ecuador and Colombia, but within the weeks leading upward to Valentine’ s Time, this weekly traffic nearly triples, surpassing 14, 500 tonnes.
LATAM Cargo flew all typically the flowers for this Valentine’ s Day in devoted cargo aircraft, which possess the capacity to deliver between 3, 100 plus 5, 200 boxes – equivalent to more compared to 2 million flowers each shipment.
That will said, the surge involving freighter capacity out connected with Latin America for low-value agricultural exports is not really being offset by even more lucrative imports. As the result, the temporary rise in outbound freight will be unlikely to meet this levels of profitability that will carriers achieved prior in order to Brazil’ s economic fall, currency devaluation and following loss of domestic purchasing power.
Beneath: LATAM Cargo flower foreign trade operations
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