Saudi Airlines Cargo relaunches Nairobi hub

Saudia Cargo will operate five weekly freighter flights into Kenya.


Saudi Airlines Cargo has re-launched its Nairobi hub, expanding its network coverage in sub-Saharan Africa, it announced.

Saudia Cargo will be operating five weekly scheduled freighter flights into Nairobi and enhanced interline partnerships, and the airline will be able to provide wider access to 23 additional destinations in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa as well as the Horn of Africa and Indian Ocean Islands.

These comprise Antananarivo, Bujumbura, Brazzaville, Dar esSalaam, Djibouti, Douala, Entebbe,Harare, Juba,Kigali,Kinshasa,Libreville, Lilongwe, Luanda, Lusaka, Maputo,Mogadishu, Mombasa, Moroni, Mwanza, Pemba,Yaoundé and Zanzibar.

Saudia Cargo is also in a position to facilitate adhoc charter flight solutions for large consignments via the NBO hub to various regional destination points.

“The broad destination mix now offered by Saudia Cargo via the Nairobi gateway presents our customers with seamless connectivity for their logistical import demands into Africa," said Peter Scholten, vice president commercial at Saudia Cargo.

"This marks yet another important milestone in our growth strategy and further entrenches our presence in the Africa region, following our earlier launch of the West African hub in Lagos.”

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