ANA Aviation Services has decided to base its cargo fleet at Liege Airport as of from May 29.
There will be five flights a week on a regular basis. In addition, there will be charter flights and humanitarian flights.
For Liege Airport, these operations represent an increase in the volumes transported of at least 30,000 tonnes per year, or a growth of over five percent.
Imports will be essentially perishable products (flowers, fruit and vegetables).
The arrival of ANA Aviation will lead to the creation of 80 direct jobs and at least 200 indirect jobs.
Handling of ANA Aviation operations will be provided by the LACHS company which, in addition to the new jobs, will invest in additional equipment.
Most of the flights will be operated towards Central and Western Africa. This will strengthen the position of Liege Airport on this continent.