August 27 - Effective September 4, Saudia Cargo will begin operating freighter flights to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

The scheduled weekly freighter flight will run from Jeddah to New York in response to growing demand for shipping operations, said Saudia Cargo.

Saudia Cargo operates a fleet of dedicated freighters and sells the belly capacity on passenger aircraft for Saudi Arabia's flag carrier Saudia, spanning a rapidly expanding global network.