Bakkafrost purchases Boeing 757 to fly its salmon directly to New York

Published on
August 30, 2022
A rendering of the Boeing 757-200 that Bakkafrost has purchase to fly salmon from the Faroes Islands to New York.

Glyvrar, Faroe Islands-based Atlantic salmon farming firm Bakkafrost Group has confirmed its subsidiary FarCargo P/F has closed a deal to purchase a Boeing 757-200 aircraft that will fly its salmon to the United States.

The company plans to have the 47-meter-long plane – capable of carrying 35 metric tons (MT) of cargo – take its first trip in two- or three-months’ time. Initially, the plane will fly between Vágar in the Faroe Islands and New York ...

Photo courtesy of Bakkafrost Group

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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