Bolloré Logistics is extending its special weekly cargo freight service between Europe and West Africa, the WARA Air Service, until 31 July.
In response to air transport demand and to ensure the continuity of supply to the African continent, Bolloré Logistics has for three months provided regular weekly links between Europe and the countries of West Africa.
Every week, freight is transported via two or three all-cargo flights from Bolloré Logistics’ airport hubs in Liège, Belgium, and at Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle, France. They serve the destinations of Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), Bamako (Mali), Accra (Ghana), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Conakry (Guinea), Niamey (Niger), Monrovia (Liberia) and Nouakchott (Mauritania).
Since the introduction of transport restrictions, some 30 flights have already ensured the reliable and secure shipment of 1,800 tonnes of goods intended for humanitarian aid, health materials and equipment, medical and food products, spare parts, telecoms equipment and other daily consumer goods. For example, over 100 tonnes of mangos have been exported from Africa to Europe.
Jérôme Petit, CEO Africa, Bolloré Logistics, commented: “In the 48 African countries in which we operate, Bolloré Logistics proposes alternative transport plans adapted to the needs of our customers. We are harnessing our unique integrated logistics network to ensure the end-to-end shipments of all types of goods to the most remote areas,”