Saudia Cargo resumes freighter flights to China & India
Saudi Airlines Cargo Company resumed its freighter flights to Guangzhou in China & Mumbai in India with a weekly freighter flight effective first of April 2019, aiming to meet the growing demand for cargo operations & stimulate trade movement to/from the Asian continent, in addition to the already operating 5 weekly flights to Dhaka & the 7 weekly flights to Hong Kong.
CEO of Saudia Cargo, Omar Hariri said: “This operation reflects the company’s policy aiming to enhance and increase trade activities between the Kingdom & both countries.”
Hariri added: “Saudia Cargo will mobilize its logistical capabilities to and from both destinations, adding an extra weekly freighter flight to Guangzhou operated by a Boeing 777F Aircraft & another to Mumbai, operated by a Boeing 747-400F, offering estimated 100 tons of capacity to each destination in addition to the belly-capacity on board Saudia passenger flights.”
During this year Saudia Cargo strengthened its presence in the Asian continent to fill the exceeding demand for Air Cargo & logistical services through the belly-capacity on-board Saudi Arabian Airlines that operates 480 Weekly flights with the capacity of 5,836 Tons a week to/from 21 destinations in Asia.
Saudia Cargo, the national Saudi air freight carrier, offers 225 international destinations & 26 routes within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a proud member of SkyTeam Cargo (www.skyteamcargo.com), the world’s leading cargo alliance established in 2000, further expanding its global network with SkyTeam Cargo members reaching across 900 destinations in more than 175 countries, through a dedicated state-of-the-art freighter fleet in addition to the belly capacity on board Saudia passenger flights, providing quality Ground Handling & logistical services in four mainline international stations around the Kingdom, delivering an efficient & cost-effective solutions for cargo services around the world.