Bakkafrost’s ‘salmon air service’ makes first flight

Bakkafrost CEO Regin Jacobsen has hailed the first flight of salmon on its FarCargo Boeing 757 as a new chapter in Faroe Islands trade history. The aircraft departed from the Faroes with a consignment of premium fresh salmon, landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, for the first time. Jacobsen said: “The aim is…

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Bakkafrost air service takes off this week

FarCargo plane on airport runway

Bakkafrost’s new air cargo service, FarCargo is due to begin operations this week. FarCargo was set up as an associated company by Faroese salmon farmer Bakkafrost to ensure a more direct route for its exports, especially to the United States. The proposed outbound route will go from Billund in Denmark, then onto the Faroe Islands…

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