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Avient to launch freighter services from Johannesburg to West Africa

This serves specifically the oil and gas as well as the mining industries through a dedicated scheduled airfreighter to move cargo into West Africa.

Avient will operate an MD11 and a DC10 aircraft, which have a cargo capacity of 85 and 60 tons respectively. The flights will be scheduled flights every Friday morning from

Johannesburg to Lagos - Bamako - Ouagadougou, and on to Liege in Belgium. The service is scheduled to be launched on 28 October 2011.

The service will be managed from the Leisure Cargo South Africa, a subsidiary of Transworld Cargo Pty Ltd.

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