Saudi freight blooms as Kenya trade flowers

Heightened seasonal demand for Kenyan flowers will see Saudia Cargo boost its freighter capacity from Nairobi to Amsterdam during February by at least six additional B747F flights.
The 25 per cent boost on the Africa to Europe route equates to an extra 3,000 tons for the month, supplementing the Middle East carrier’s existing six scheduled flights per week out of Nairobi.
Saudia Cargo’s regional director Africa, Ken Mbogo, said the carrier’s “proven agility to deploy extra frequencies during such seasonal peak periods has amplified our position as a leading carrier in the Kenyan airfreight market” and “serves as a yet another powerful testimony of our steady progressive support to the Kenyan floricultural industry.”

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