Saudia Cargo gains ground services certificate

L-R : Saudia Cargo CEO Omar Hariri and Yasser Al-Mayoof, vice president of aviation standards at GACA

Saudia Cargo has gained a Ground Service Provider Certificate (GACAR 151) from the Middle East nation’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).

Saudia Cargo’s chief executive, Omar Hariri, said: “This licence will further enhance Saudia Cargo’s ground handling capabilities and opportunities thus increasing the logistical income into the Saudi economy in line with the Saudi vision 2030 that aims to transform the Kingdom into a global logistics hub.”

Saudia Cargo provides ground handling services for international air cargo carriers operating through the Kingdom’s main international airports: Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam and Al Madina.

Fully equipped to handle different aircraft and cargo types, Saudia Cargo airline and express customer base handles more than 1.7m tons of cargo per year, supported through a dedicated and trained team and well-equipped warehouses.