Jeddah, 25th Feb, 2016
Saudia Cargo operates five extra freighter flights from Nairobi to Amsterdam in the month of February, being the traditional peak window for Kenyan fresh-cut flowers into Europe.
These extra frequencies on B747F were supplemented the carrier’s existing daily scheduled utilizing the same. The extra flights culminated in a strong overall increase of tonnage capacity.
“Saudia Cargo continues to experience year-on-year growth from Nairobi; having previously reliably exported a large amount of fresh-cut flowers to Amsterdam and Brussels in 2015”, commented Mr Ken Mbogo, Regional Director Africa at Saudia Cargo.
“Our enhanced capacity support to the Kenyan floricultural industry is therefore paramount during such seasonal peaks, as positively demonstrated over the past five consecutive years”, he added.
Saudia Cargo operates a fleet of dedicated freighters and sells the bellycapacity 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.