Saudi Airlines awards contract to World Airways
World Airways has signed an agreement to operate a Boeing 747-400 freighter on a full time basis for Saudi Airlines Cargo Company (SACC), starting this month.
Under the agreement, World Airways will provide capacity for SACC's expanding network in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
"World Airways is proud to be part of the growing Saudi Airlines Cargo system, utilising our Boeing 747-400 fleet," said Brian Bauer, chief commercial officer of World Airways. "SACC is a dynamic cargo airline focused on building a comprehensive international network for its clients."
Saudi Airlines Cargo currently operates 10 freighters and utilises the belly-capacity on 125 passenger aircraft of Saudi Arabian Airlines, spanning a rapidly expanding global network of 225 destinations.
"This is an important step and an addition in our fleet that will allow us to meet our customer demands, also it will give us the opportunity to further expand our network to explore new markets to enter," said Fahad Hammad, CEO of Saudi Airlines Cargo Company.