ACS, Saudia Cargo ink new deal at Air Cargo Africa

This week, business partners Saudia Cargo and Air Charter Service (ACS) inked a new deal at the Air Cargo Africa conference in Johannesburg. The agreement addresses the transportation of rubber fenders for ship docks from Al Makotum International Airport (DWC) to Bangladesh. Omar Hariri, chief executive officer for Jeddah-based Saudia Cargo, was present at the […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • February 22, 2019

Saudia Cargo ramps up specialty shipments during peak season

As part of Saudi Arabia’s “Vision 2030” initiative, which, in part, calls for the hosting of more entertainment events across the kingdom in the next decade, Saudia Cargo has boosted its participation in the air transport of equipment for several large gatherings in the region, including a heritage festival, a circus, a motor sports race […]
  • Randy Woods
  • December 26, 2018

Saudia Airlines Cargo launches route to India

Saudia Airlines Cargo said it is “aiming to meet the significant increase of demand for cargo services” to India with new passenger services to Calicut International Airport (CCJ), on the Malabar southwestern coast of India. The carrier offers 60 tonnes of capacity per week in the bellies of its A330 aircraft: four flights from King […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • December 20, 2018

Saudia Cargo launches priority express service to Europe

Saudia Cargo yesterday became the latest cargo carrier to launched a high-priority shipper service, called “Fly Express,” which offers delivery of urgent international shipments of up to 300 kilograms from Saudi Arabia to various airports across Europe. The high-priority service is able to accept shipments as late as three hours prior to the scheduled time […]
  • Randy Woods
  • October 11, 2018

Saudia Cargo chooses ATC Aviation as GSSA for South Africa

A few weeks after appointing Omar Hariri as its new CEO, Jeddah-based Saudia Cargo has today chosen ATC Aviation Services as the new general sales and service agent (GSSA) for the carrier’s cargo operations in South Africa. The service is set to begin on May 1. Frankfurt-based ATC Aviation Services now has a worldwide portfolio […]
  • Randy Woods
  • April 23, 2018

ACP Worldwide is new GSA for Saudia Cargo

ACP Worldwide has been appointed cargo GSA across South Africa for Saudia Cargo. The Jeddah-based carrier currently operates three weekly B747 freighter flights from Johannesburg to Jeddah and Amsterdam, which are shared frequencies with Nairobi. In addition to this freighter capacity, ACP will also be able to sell belly space on the Saudia’s three weekly […]
  • Staff Reports
  • August 27, 2015

Scholten leaving Saudia Cargo

Peter Scholten, vice president commercial for Saudia Cargo for the past four years, is stepping down effective Jan. 15 to pursue other interests, according to a statement from the Jeddah-based carrier. “His [Scholten’s] contribution has been instrumental to the growth and positioning of Saudia Cargo in the global air cargo business,” said Nabil Khojah, Saudia […]
  • Staff Reports
  • December 2, 2014

Saudia Cargo names ECS as GSSA in India

Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. appointed ECS Globe Air Cargo India Pvt. Ltd as its sole General Sales and Services Agent in India effective Sept. 16. “We are pleased to announce that ECS Globe Air Cargo has been appointed as our Exclusive General Sales and Services Agent (EGSSA) in India,” said Keku Gazder, Regional Director of Indian Sub-Continent for […]
  • September 24, 2014

Saudia Cargo moves ahead with e-AWB

Saudi Airlines Cargo has made progress with the e-air waybill. “The e-AWB is an invaluable tool which will help us to improve the quality of our services while reducing processing costs,” Nabil Khojah, CEO of Saudia Cargo, said. “We have already begun implementing the procedure in selected international gateways and intend to roll this out […]
  • May 5, 2014

Saudia increases belly capacity to Manchester, Los Angeles

Saudi Airlines Cargo will increase its belly capacity on new international routes beginning April 1 through Saudia Arabian Airlines’ new passenger flights to Manchester and Los Angeles.  The Manchester service will be operated by the airline’s B777-200 aircraft and will have a capacity of 9 tonnes from Riyadh/Jeddah and 12 tonnes into Riyadh/Jeddah, while the […]
  • February 19, 2014

Saudia Cargo anticipates flower surge

Saudia Cargo is set to operate four extra freighter flights from Nairobi to Amsterdam in February in order to meet the high demand of flower exports during this traditional peak month. The extra frequencies, which will use B747F, will be supplementary to the carrier’s already existing six weekly scheduled B747F frequencies, thereby providing a consolidated […]
  • February 12, 2014

Saudia Cargo, Lufthansa bring typhoon aid

Saudia Cargo arrived in Cebu, Philippines, with humanitarian aid, flying on behalf of an international aid agency and its broker, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering.
  • November 15, 2013