Saudia Cargo resumes freighter flights to Guangzhou and Mumbai
GUANGZHOU and Mumbai again have weekly freighter flights, now that Saudi Airlines Cargo has resumed service, reports Dubai's Logistic Middle East online journal
GUANGZHOU and Mumbai again have weekly freighter flights, now that Saudi Airlines Cargo has resumed service, reports Dubai's Logistic Middle East online journal.
The service aims to meet the growing demand for cargo operations and stimulate trade movement to/from the Asian continent, in addition to the already operating five weekly flights to Dhaka and the seven weekly flights to Hong Kong, said the report.
'This operation reflects the company's policy aiming to enhance and increase trade activities between the Kingdom and both countries,' said Saudia Cargo CEO Omar Hariri.
'Saudia Cargo will mobilise 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 estimated 100 tonnes of capacity to each destination in addition to the belly-capacity on board Saudia passenger flights,' he said.
Saudi Arabian Airlines operates 480 Weekly flights with the belly capacity of 5,836 tonnes a week to/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 and is a member of the SkyTeam Cargo alliance established in 2000.