Saudia Cargo Resume Freighter Flights to Guangzhou & Mumbai to Meet Demand
The national Saudi air freight carrier, Saudia Cargo, recently announced they had resumed their freighter flights to Guangzhou in China & Mumbai in India with a weekly flight effective first of April 2019.
The resumption of these services is a result of the growing demand for cargo operations & stimulate trade movement to/from the Asian continent. This service is in addition to the current five weekly flights to Dhaka & the seven weekly flights to Hong Kong.
Saudia Cargo CEO, Omar Hariri explained, “This operation reflects the company’s policy aiming to enhance and increase trade activities between the Kingdom & 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 & 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.”
In 2019, Saudia Cargo has bolstered their foothold in Asia to meet the continued demand for Air Cargo & logistical services through the bellyhold capacity onboard Saudi Arabian Airlines passenger aircraft. The airline operates 480 Weekly flights with the capacity of 5,836 Tons a week to/from 21 destinations across Asia.