Southern Air signs agreement with Saudi Airlines
Southern Air has signed an agreement to operate a Boeing 747 freighter on behalf of Saudi Airlines Cargo Company on an ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) basis.
"We are proud to add Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. Ltd. to our client roster. Leading carriers continue to recognise the value that our outstanding operating platform and decades of global experience can bring to their own businesses,” said Southern Air's CEO Daniel J. McHugh. “We look forward to establishing a long-term relationship with Saudi Airlines Cargo Company and are committed to exceeding their expectations by delivering excellent results and service."
The aircraft will begin to be operated for Saudi Airlines Cargo Company this month and will be painted in its livery.
"We welcome Southern Air to our freighter schedule. With their wide selection of wide bodied freighters such as B747F and B777LRF, Saudi Airlines Cargo Company will enhance its network coverage,” said Fahad Hammad, CEO of Saudi Airlines Cargo Company. “Further, it is an important opportunity for our company to fulfil our customers' demands. We look forward to working with the Southern team."