UPS Airlines Increases Mexico Service - Airline Geeks On Thursday, UPS Airlines announced that it will begin a new flight for export shipments from Querétaro in central Mexico. UPS will operate the route using its Airbus A300-600 aircraft. The new route appears to reaffirm UPS’ commitment to its A300 fleet. Last fall, UPS conducted a successful test flight of its first A300-600 with a variety of flight deck upgrades. At 52 aircraft, the UPS A300-600 fleet makes up approximately 20 percent of its fleet. The A300-600 has a maximum payload of 121, 730 pounds, with 22 container positions on the main deck and seven on the lower cargo compartment. At maximum payload, it has a range of 2,000 nautical miles. According to UPS, the flight from Querétaro to the UPS Worldport in Louisville, Ky. will strengthen the UPS operation in Mexico and also bring UPS’ operations there in line with local economic growth in the region.