SAL to provide cargo handling services to Emirates SkyCargo in KSA

Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) has entered into an agreement with Emirates SkyCargo to provide cargo ground handling services for all cargo shipments across Saudi Arabia’s major airports.

SAL to provide cargo handling services to Emirates SkyCargo in KSA
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Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) has entered into an agreement with Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo arm of Emirates, to provide cargo ground handling services for all cargo shipments across Saudi Arabia’s major airports. This signing comes under the company’s strategy to logistically partner with the most reputed airlines with strong presence in the international arena.

SAL’s CEO, Omar
Hariri commented, “This cooperation with the leading Emirates SkyCargo as a
logistic partner will have a positive effect on the flow of cargo operations at
all our main stations in the Kingdom. We take pride in this partnership which
will boost the traffic of goods into the Kingdom and also cargo from our
domestic airports loaded into Emirates’ aircrafts where we have placed all
logistic capabilities and resources including equipment and manpower to serve
our mutual strategic objectives.”

Hariri also
highlighted the long track record of cooperation between Emirates SkyCargo and
ground handling division at Saudia Cargo prior to the privatisation of the
sector when SAL has taken over all ground handling duties at all main airports
in the Kingdom.

“Saudi Arabia
is considered a market with high interest to Emirates SkyCargo and we have
strong business relation with SAL. We look forward, through the extension of
this ground handling agreement, to continue our partnership and offer a rich
and value-adding logistic services to our clientele in this market. We are
confident that our operations will run smoothly and seamlessly due to SAL’s
unique handling capabilities, which will consequently, bolster trade and cargo
operations between the two countries,” said Nabil Sultan, divisional senior vice president at Emirates SkyCargo.

SAL provides premium ground handling
services for multiple airlines at Saudi Arabia’s local airports and logistic
support with cargo chain solutions. The company also connects all means of
transportation with local airports to make a larger contribution to vision 2030
and transform the Kingdom into a global logistic hub.


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