Posted June 5, 2023

IAG Cargo launches London–Cincinnati route 

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), announced it will be starting a new direct service between London-Heathrow and Cincinnati, Ohio for the first time in its history. The service will be operated by a British Airways B787-8 aircraft.

IAG CargoStarting June 5, IAG Cargo customers will be able to export and import vital goods between London-Heathrow and Cincinnati, Ohio, five days week during the summer months, and four times a week during the winter. The route will be essential for the movement of e-commerce, a key source of revenue for the U.S generating $272.6 billion of revenue in the first quarter of 2023.

IAG Cargo's network, which spans six continents, wants to close the gap between North America and Europe by offering services between Cincinnati and London, two significant e-commerce centers.

“The transatlantic corridor is one of the world’s most important trade lanes, and a vital part of our network and so we’re pleased to support our customers with a new route to Cincinnati," said Camilo Garcia Cervera, chief sales and marketing officer at IAG Cargo. "With this direct route from one of our key hubs, London, customers can benefit from our wider network that spans across six continents to transport the regions high in demand imports and exports.”

The new route supports IAG Cargo’s increased schedule into the U.S., where the company now serves 27 destinations.