SmartLynx Leases A321F Freighter to Brazil’s Levu Air Cargo

A Levu Air Cargo A321F freighter parked on the tarmac.
Photo Credit: SmartLynx Airlines

Leading ACMI, cargo, and charter provider SmartLynx Airlines and Brazilian cargo solutions company Levu Air Cargo (Levu) have joined forces in a new partnership.

This collaboration brings the first Airbus A321F freighter to Latin America, operated by Levu.

A SmartLynx A321F recently arrived in Recife, Brazil, to undergo registration with the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC).

The aircraft, previously operating under registration number 9H-CGD (MSN 775) for DHL Aviation in partnership with SmartLynx. It will receive a new Brazilian registration (PS-LVU).

First Brazilian Market Entry

The Airbus A321 passenger model is a familiar sight in Brazil and Latin America. However, the A321-200PCF freighter version is a new addition to the market.

Levu, committed to innovation and exceptional service standards, chose this state-of-the-art aircraft to elevate the Brazilian cargo landscape.

A Levu Air Cargo A321F freighter parked on the tarmac.
Photo Credit: SmartLynx Airlines

Edvinas Demenius, CEO of SmartLynx Airlines, highlights the significance of the partnership. “Our alliance with Levu marks a major turning point,” he explained.

“Not only does it introduce the first A321F to Brazil and the region, but it also allows SmartLynx to expand cargo capacity management services into Latin America.”

“This aligns perfectly with our strategic goals of geographic expansion, and we see immense potential in this market.”

Alignment with DHL Supply Chain

Rodrigo Pacheco, CEO of Levu Air Cargo, explained their decision to partner with SmartLynx Airlines. “SmartLynx’s extensive experience with A321F aircraft, being the world’s largest operator, was a key factor in our choice.”

“Their existing partnership with DHL in Europe streamlines our learning curve, as we’ll be operating for the DHL supply chain within Brazil.”

“This strategic decision empowers us to deliver exceptional performance and guarantee the best possible outcomes for our valued customers.”

This partnership between SmartLynx and Levu Air Cargo promises to revolutionize cargo transportation in Latin America with the introduction of the advanced Airbus A321F freighter.

About Levu Air Cargo

Levu Air Cargo is a Brazilian company dedicated to providing top-tier air cargo solutions. Their mission extends beyond standard cargo operations, offering customized solutions to meet each client’s specific needs.

With a focus on innovation and exceptional service standards, Levu strives to be a key player in propelling the Brazilian cargo industry forward.

Established with a vision for progress, Levu actively seeks out cutting-edge solutions to enhance the air cargo landscape.

This commitment to innovation is evident in their recent partnership with SmartLynx Airlines, securing the first Airbus A321F freighter to operate in Latin America.

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