Saudi Airlines Cargo resumed its freighter service to Guangzhou and Mumbai with a weekly freighter flight effective first of April 2019, aiming to meet the growing demand for cargo operations and stimulate trade movement to and from the Asian continent, in addition to the already operating five weekly flights to Dhaka and the 7 weekly flights to Hong Kong.
Omar Hariri, Saudia Cargo Chief Executive Officer, said:
“This operation reflects the company’s policy aiming to enhance and increase trade activities between the Kingdom and both countries.
“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 and another to Mumbai, operated by a Boeing 747-400F, offering an 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 meet the exceeding demand for Air Cargo and logistical services through the belly-capacity onboard Saudi Arabian Airlines that operates 480 Weekly flights with the capacity of 5,836 Tons a week to and from 21 destinations in Asia.
Saudia Cargo, the national Saudi air freight carrier, offers 225 international destinations and 26 routes within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.