January 12 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) has launched three weekly B747 freighter flights from Riyadh to Italy's Milano Malpensa Airport.

"By operating direct freighter flights into Malpensa we are offering first class connections from our entire network, including Hong Kong, China, Bangladesh and India, right to the industrial centre of Italy," said Nabil Khojah, ceo of Saudia Cargo.