Jeddah, Nov, 2016
JEDDAH — Saudia Cargo has added Ankara, the capital of Turkey, to its international network, with the first flight on Friday, November 18, 2016.
Ankara will be served with four weekly flights from Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport operated by Saudia Cargo’s Airbus 330.
Saudia Cargo has ramped up its operations in Ankara which has currently three weekly flights from medinah , Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport since September via Saudi Arabian Airlines’ Airbus 330.
Saudia Cargo’s Chief Executive Officer, Nabil M. Khojah, said the inclusion of Ankara as its newest destination is a result of the company’s meticulous planning, noting that load volume is expected to increase to more than 2,000 tons in the routes, with flights rising to 236 weekly.
He added that the new network “will further strengthen the position of Saudia Cargo in such market and offer customers attractive connections to strong growth regions. Moreover, the opening of a new destination shows how fast and flexible we are in harnessing opportunities in a market environment so as to emerge as a key partner for a growing number of customers.”
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.