WE EXIST TO CARE

We are your go-to partner for a reliable experience, ensuring your cargo is delivered in pristine condition, securely, steadfastly. Situated in the heart of the world, we promise an unprecedented agility, keeping your needs at the heart of our service and solutions.

154 AIRCRAFTS

72 Monthly Destinations

22,157,137 km/month

154 AIRCRAFTS

72 Monthly Destinations

22,157,137 km/month

154 AIRCRAFTS

72 Monthly Destinations

22,157,137 km/month

TEDDY ZEBITZ
CEO MESSAGE

moving towards the future

Saudia Cargo is moving towards more enhanced and innovative solutions and proactive measures to ensure, even exceed, its customers’ expectations. We are very excited to be steering the way to lead Saudia Cargo’s next phase of growth and development as the world moves towards economic recovery following the COVID pandemic.


Through digitization, we provide an easier customer experience, ensure proper knowledge transfer across regions, and connect all the key players across the supply chain to optimize capacity. After all, our company’s core is based on resilience, and on ethos that is built on agility and flexibility. This is how we will ensure life, worldwide, stays uninterrupted – keeping people and meeting their needs as the reason for Saudia Cargo's existence.
OUR PHILOSOPHY

TO SERVE AND EMPOWER

Our "human-first" mindset is the catalyst towards all our important decision-making. We are not in the business of moving boxes, but rather, serving communities around the world.
    OUR HISTORY

    1940s

    1945
    U.S. President Roosevelt gives King Abdul Aziz a gift of a Douglas DC-3 aircraft
    1946
    The establishment of Saudi Arabian Airlines is announced
    1949
    Saudi Arabian Airlines purchases five Bristol aircraft to transport Cargo

    1950s

    1955
    DC3 enters Saudi Arabian Airlines commercial fleet

    1960s

    1963
    Saudi Arabian Airlines is established as a corporation signed by King Faisal
    1964
    DC-6A replaced DC-4 and services to Khartoum, Dubai, and Mumbai started.

    1970s

    1971
    The first nonstop all-cargo service starts between the Kingdom and Europe
    1977
    38,000 tons
    1978
    747-200F cargo aircraft was added to the Saudia Cargo fleet
    1979
    61,000 tons

    1980s

    1980
    Global Network expanded to Athens, Nairobi, and Bangkok.
    1981
    Boeing 747F cargo services to London, Paris, Frankfurt, and Amsterdam were introduced, and the DC-8 operated to Zurich and Paris.
    1986
    Air cargo hub in Brussels was established to cover the south of Europe.
    1988
    Air Cargo hub established in Taipei, Taiwan.

    1990s

    1990
    All-cargo route was opened to Tokyo, Japan as an extension of the Taipei service.
    1991
    184,000 tons
    1995
    Saudi Arabian airlines adds four MD-11 cargo aircraft to it fleet
    1996
    Saudia adopts new livery and changes name to Saudi Arabian Airlines

    2000s

    2000
    Cargo freighter service was operated to Delhi and Chennai, India.
    2003
    270,000 tons
    2003
    Scheduled cargo flights to Dhaka and Addis Ababa began. In 2004, Saudia Cargo operated direct flights to Hong Kong.
    2004
    Saudia Cargo operates direct flights to Hong Kong
    2005
    cargo service was operated to Shanghai, and later to Guangzhou, China.
    2007
    322,000 tons
    2008
    The cargo division was privatized and Saudi Airlines Cargo Co LLC was established.
    2009
    Saudi Airlines Cargo Company launched a new station in Milan, Italy.

    2010s

    2010
    368,000 tons
    2012
    Cargo expanded operations to Vienna, Johannesburg, and Saigon in Vietnam.
    2013
    Saudi Airlines Cargo Company added two 747-8F into service.
    2015
    Saudi Airlines Cargo Company entered four 777-F into service.
    2017
    637,000 tons
    2017
    The Transformation of Strategy 2020 began.
    2017
    Saudi Airlines Cargo has been awarded the international cargo airline of the year
    2018
    Saudi Airlines Cargo inaugurated its brand-new cargo sales office in the Free Zone of Dubai International Airport.
    Awards

    International Cargo Airline of the Year Highly Acclaimed Award

    Air Cargo India

    2022

    Most Innovative Company-Transformation

    Transport Logistics Middle East TLME Innovation Awards

    2022

    Most Innovative Performer

    Transport Logistics Middle East TLME Innovation Awards

    2022

    On-Time Hero Award

    TLME Heroes of the Pandemic Awards

    2021

    Airline of the Year-Asia Award

    Air Cargo News Awards

    2021

    International Air Cargo Marketer of the year Award

    STAT Trade Times Award for Excellence in Air Cargo

    2020