Southern Air Operates 747 Freighter for Saudi Cargo Company on an ACMI basis
Southern Air Holdings Inc, based in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA, announced the addition of Saudi airlines Cargo Company to its list of blue chip global clients.
Southern Air and Saudi Cargo Company have signed a definitive agreement under which Southern Air will operate one Boeing 747 freighter on behalf of Saudi cargo on an ACMI basis (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance). The aircraft will begin to be operated for SACC in July 2011 and will be painted in its livery.
Fahad Hammad, Chief Executive Officer of Saudi cargo, said, "We welcome Southern Air to our roster of ACMI providers. Southern Air's offers the widest selection of wide body freighters with their 747-200s and B777LRF program and the introduction of the 747-400's will be an important attraction for us. We look forward to working with the Southern team."
Southern Air's Chief Executive Officer, Daniel J. McHugh, commented, "We are proud to add Saudi Airlines Cargo Company to our client roster. Leading carriers continue to recognize the value that our outstanding operating platform and decades of global experience can bring to their own businesses. We look forward to establishing a long-term relationship with Saudi cargo and are committed to exceeding their expectations by delivering excellent results and service."
With a network of more than 225 domestic and international stations and sub-stations, Saudi Airlines Cargo now has a strong presence in most world markets with improved airfreight services being rendered with its fleet of 12 cargo aircraft fleet and cargo space available on board 125 passenger aircraft of Saudi Arabian Airlines.
For more information please contact:
Shihab Al Amoudi
Head, Global Communications & Advertising
Saudi Airlines Cargo Company
P.O. Box 620 C.C. 12714130
Office : +966 2 686 4556
Fax: +966 2 686 0394
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