April 30 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) has signed a five-year agreement with Swissport International for the handling of its full freighter operations at the two key European hubs of Brussels and Amsterdam.

The new five-year agreement is set to commence on May 1, 2014 and will see Swissport cover the complete scope of cargo handling services for Saudia Cargo, including full freighter ramp and warehouse handling.

Saudia Cargo operates a fleet of 15 freighters and sells the belly capacity on 145 passenger aircraft for Saudi Arabia's flag carrier, Saudia, as well as providing charter flight solutions.

Swissport provides ground and cargo handling services in the aviation industry, with 120 warehouses in its operation.