Air Cargo Germany begins service at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta - CBS46 News

Air Cargo Germany begins service at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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Airport officials say Air Cargo Germany flew into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the first time.

Air Cargo Germany arrived at the airport shortly after 3:30 a.m. Friday. The airline's first departure was given a water-cannon salute by Atlanta Fire Rescue trucks.

The airline will fly between Atlanta and Germany twice a week. The flights will use the airline's Boeing 747F aircraft.

The flights will connect cargo with locations in Russia, Central Asia and Africa, and throughout Europe by truck.

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