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Saudia Cargo is a Saudi Arabian airfreight flag carrier established in 2007. Its headquarter is in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.[1]

Saudia Cargo
Private
IndustryLogistics
Founded2007; 12 years ago (2007)
HeadquartersJeddah, Saudi Arabia
Key people
Omar Talal Hariri, CEO
Products Airfrieght
Ground handling
ParentSaudi Arabian Airlines
Websitewww.saudiacargo.com

Contents

BackgroundEdit

Saudia Cargo provides multi-specialized cargo handling as it operates a fleet of 10 freighter aircraft (B747-8F, B747-400 and B777F) to 13 cargo destinations as well as over 58 belly international destinations across 6 continents.[2] The CEO is Omar Talal Hariri,[3][4] a member of the Cargo Committee of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).[5]

The company won the International Cargo Airline of the year in Africa for 2017[6] and the Air Cargo Industry Achievement Award in Munich for the same year,[7] as well as the STAT Times International Marketer of the Year Award in 2018.[8]

Saudia Cargo has a fleet of B747-8F,[9] B747-400/ERF,[10] B747-400B CF and B777F aircraft. They serve an international group of clients.[11]

HistoryEdit

A subsidiary of Saudi Arabian Airlines, the company was established as part of a privatization in 2008.[12] In 2008, the company joined the IATA interest group Cargo iQ.[13]

In September 2018, the company announced two new terminal projects for King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, and King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh scheduled to be completed in 2022.[14] It has also expanded to Cairo and Dubai.[15]

In 2019, Saudia Cargo sponsored the Saudi International Golf Tournament as the formal logistics partner.[16]

AwardsEdit

  • The Brussels Airport Marketing Award as the Best Air Cargo in 2007
  • Middle East Logistics Award for Best Charter Operator 2007
  • Award of Excellence Certificate as Air carrier 2007
  • Award for Best Booth Design at Air Cargo Africa 2011
  • International Cargo Airline of the Year 2013 in Africa
  • Air Cargo Industry Achievement 2013 - Air Cargo Europe
  • Fastest Growing International Cargo Airline of the Year 2013 at Air Cargo India 2014
  • Air Cargo Industry Achievement Award 2014 – Air Cargo China
  • International Cargo Airline of the Year in Africa - Air Cargo Africa 2015
  • Air Cargo Industry Customer Care Award at the 2015 Air Cargo Awards – Air Cargo Europe
  • Air Cargo Industry Achievement Award 2016, ACW World Air Cargo Award at Air Cargo Asia
  • Fastest Growing International Cargo Airline of the Year 2015
  • STAT Times 2016 International Award of Excellence in Air Cargo India
  • International Cargo Airline of the Year in Africa at international Award for Excellence Air Cargo - Air Cargo Africa 2017
  • International Air Cargo Marketing Award - Air Cargo India 2018[17]

FleetEdit

 
Saudia Cargo Boeing 747-8F

As of December 2018, the Saudia Cargo fleet consists of the following aircraft:[18][19]

Saudia Cargo Fleet
Boeing 747-400BDSF 2
Cargo
Boeing 747-400F 1
Cargo
Boeing 747-400ERF 1
Cargo
Boeing 747-8F 2
Cargo
Boeing 777F 4
Cargo
Total 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saudia Cargo renews Human Organ Transportation Agreement" Air Cargo Week. Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  2. ^ "Saudia Cargo launches priority express service to Europe" Air Cargo World. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  3. ^ "Saudia Cargo partners with Gallup Inc." Air Cargo Update. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  4. ^ "Saudia Cargo is committed to developing cargo facilities, says CEO Omar Hariri" STAT Times. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  5. ^ "Saudia Cargo CEO Omar bin Talal Hariri joins IATA cargo committee" The Loadster. Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  6. ^ "Saudia Cargo wins ‘International Cargo Airline’ award" Arab News. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  7. ^ "Saudia Cargo helps set stage for Greatest Royal Rumble" Saudi Gazette. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  8. ^ "Saudia Cargo wins International Air Cargo Marketing Award at ACI 2018" Arab News. Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  9. ^ "Saudia Cargo brings WWE Crown Jewel to Riyadh" Air Cargo Week. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  10. ^ "Saudia Cargo makes Cirque du soleil event arise in KSA" Saudi Gazette. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  11. ^ "Efficiency and sustainability resonate through discussions @Flower Logistics Africa 2018" STAT Times. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  12. ^ "Saudi cabinet okays Saudi Arabian Airlines privatisation". Retrieved 14 September 2007.
  13. ^ "Middle East : Saudia Arabian joins Cargo 2000" Payload Asia. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  14. ^ "Saudia Cargo launches 2 new terminal projects" Saudi Gazette. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  15. ^ "Saudia Cargo opens new cargo sales office in Cairo Airport" Logistics Update Africa. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  16. ^ "Saudia Cargo sponsors Saudi International Golf Tournament" Saudi Gazette. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  17. ^ "Saudia Cargo wins International Air Cargo Marketing Award at ACI 2018" Arab News. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  18. ^ "Saudia Fleet". www.saudiairlines.com. 26 January 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  19. ^ "SAUDIA Fleet". www.planespotters.net. 20 October 2018. Retrieved 29 October 2018.

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