Omar bin Talal Hariri, ceo of Saudi Airlines Cargo, said the carrier has taken proactive steps to ensure the continuity of its cargo operations.
“We have high-level coordination with all related parties as per the recommended precautionary measures the Saudi health authorities have taken, which permitted the cargo operations and the flow of goods to run uninterrupted,” Hariri explained.
All cargo flights to Europe will continue through Frankfurt and Liège. It will continue to operate freighter services to Dhaka in Bangladesh.
Saudia Cargo will operate a number of additional cargo flights to Dubai and other destinations, given that passenger flights have been grounded.
“The Saudia Cargo staff work around the clock as part of the company’s national responsibility and regional role in enhancing logistics during these circumstances, which the whole world is going through,” Hariri added.