Deal is part of SAL’s strategic expansion plan
Saudi Logistics Services (SAL), a market leading Saudi Arabian air cargo handler, recently signed a milestone cargo ground handling agreement with Qatar Airways Cargo, to provide comprehensive ground logistics support at Saudi Arabia’s main airports, including Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, and Medina.
This agreement is in line with one of the Company’s strategic growth initiatives of increasing the number of partnerships with leading regional and global airlines that have high cargo shipping capacities.
“This new partnership reflects our growing network of international and domestic relationships across airlines, regulators, government agencies and global industry organizations,” affirmed Hesham Alhussayen, CEO, SAL.
“Through our agreement with SAL Saudi Logistics Services, we will be offering fast and efficient handling for all types of cargo including cool chain cargo at Saudi Arabia’s main airports. SAL and Qatar Airways Cargo share a common vision of customer centricity and service excellence,” noted Guillaume Halleux, CEO, Qatar Airways.
SAL is broadening its services within airports and will extend its logistics network to increase connectivity between land, sea and air transportation hubs, economic zones, and major population centres, in line with the Vision 2030 objective of transforming the Kingdom into a global logistics hub, a press communiqué concluded.