Jeddah, 15th Jun, 2015
Early June a perfect morning saw the commencement of Freighter Services from New Delhi to Riyadh and Jeddah.
Complementing the existing Freighter services from Mumbai, Saudia Cargo now offers its customers in the North of India an ideal Bi-Weekly 747-400 freighter that departs Delhi every Thursday and Saturday. The inaugural freighter departed with a full load of a variety of commodities such as Pharma, Garments, Fabrics and other exports bound for destinations in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
Commenting on this momentous occasion, Keku Gazder – Regional Director Cargo, Indian Sub-Continent said, “ This Freighter was a Long Standing Demand from many of our customers who wanted us to bring to Delhi a sustainable service product that serves their requirements especially to destinations within the Middle East, Europe and Africa in particular.”
Delhi has over the years become a key market for Saudia Cargo within the Saudia Network. With Garments and Pharma being key commodity drivers, this service has been timed so as to have quick connections from its duel hubs of Riyadh and Jeddah to serve the needs of our customers. With the start of the Delhi freighters, Saudia Cargo now operates 4 weekly freighters into India in addition to serving a 8 passenger destinations with over 60 wide body passenger flights weekly to destinations worldwide.
Saudia Cargo operates a fleet of dedicated freighters and sells the belly-capacity on passenger aircraft for Saudi Arabia’s flag carrier Saudia, spanning a rapidly expanding global network. In addition to its scheduled freighter services, the cargo airline also provides cost-effective and practical worldwide charter flight solutions from a growing fleet of dedicated charter aircraft.