Tag: Omar Hariri

SkyTeam Cargo appoints Omar Hariri as chairperson

SkyTeam Cargo, the largest alliance in the air cargo industry, has announced the appointment of Omar Hariri as the new chairman of its Executive Board. Hariri, concurrently the CEO of both Saudi Airlines Cargo Company (Saudia Cargo) and Saudi Arabian Logistics Company (SAL), replaces Shawn Cole,...

Saudia Cargo lifts record payload

Saudia Cargo says it made a record payload carrying essential food supplies from Lahore, Pakistan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh, using a passenger aircraft turned into an all-cargo flight, a new trend that emerged in the ongoing fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. The rec...

Saudia Cargo transports 175 tonnes of WWE Super Showdown equipment

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company transported 175 tonnes of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) equipment to Jeddah from Maastricht in the Netherlands for the WWE event that will take place at King Abdullah Sports City on Friday (7 June). Saudia Cargo provided all its logistical capabilities to bring...

Saudia Cargo awarded ground service provider certificate by GACA

Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has approved Saudi Airlines Cargo Company’s license as a ground handling service provider (GACAR 151). The certificate was awarded after completion of all technical and operational standards and in achieving high levels of compliance wit...

Saudia Cargo becomes 12th member of SkyTeam Cargo

SkyTeam Cargo - the world’s only cargo alliance - has announced today that Saudia Airlines Cargo Company will become its 12th member effective 15 April 2019. This development will see SkyTeam Cargo significantly increase its footprint across the Middle East. Saudia Cargo and its customers will...

Saudia to digitalise ULD fleet with Unilode

Saudi Arabian Airlines and cargo arm Saudia Cargo are moving to the next phase of their collaboration with unit load device (ULD) outsourcing company Unilode Aviation Solutions by going digital with ULDs. Unilode will be rolling out its state-of-the-art ULD digitalisation programme, which it said "...

Saudia Cargo signs new deal with ACS

Saudia Cargo and Air Charter Service signed a new business deal on the sidelines of the three-day Air Cargo Africa conference in Johannesburg, South Africa this week. The deal involves transporting rubber fenders for ship-docks by charter flights from the DWC Al Maktoum International Airport in D...

Saudia Cargo picks up two awards at Air Cargo Africa 2019

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has picked up two awards at Air Cargo Africa 2019 which took place from 19-21 February in Johannesburg. The carrier won the International Cargo Airline of the Year 2018 in Africa & the International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year 2018. Saudia Cargo chief execut...

Saudia Cargo signs joint agreement with King Abdullah Port

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has signed a joint agreement with King Abdullah Port at King Abdullah Economic City - 90 kilometres north of Jeddah - to enhance collaboration opportunities and establish a secure logistical operations zone. The agreement, which comes shortly after inaugurating King A...

Saudia Cargo launches Fly Express service for high priority shipments

Saudia Cargo has launched its newest product 'Fly Express' - which it said will offer high priority express delivery for urgent international shipments. Fly Express service is an added value service that offers customers urgent status for shipments that can be accepted three hours prior to the sc...

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