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Saudia Airlines Cargo Boosts Frequencies to West Africa

Saudia Airlines Cargo Co. has increased frequencies to West Africa from Dubai World Central, under a renewed business relationship with Fast Forward Cargo.

The new partnership will operate the equivalent of 175 combined B747 flights between the United Arab Emirates and West Africa, connecting mainly to Lagos in Nigeria and N'Djamena in Chad, via Saudia Airlines Cargo's hubs in Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Saudia Airlines Cargo provides scheduled service with 13 freighters, in addition to selling belly capacity on 145 passenger aircraft operated by the Saudia Arabian-flag carrier Saudia, reaching a global network of 225 destinations. The cargo airline also provides worldwide charter flights. Fast Forward Cargo, headquartered in Dubai, is a leading freight forwarder to the West African market.

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The new partnership will operate the equivalent of 175 combined B747 flights between the United Arab Emirates and West Africa, connecting mainly to Lagos in Nigeria and N'Djamena in Chad, via Saudia Airlines Cargo's hubs in Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Saudia Airlines Cargo provides scheduled service with 13 freighters, in addition to selling belly capacity on 145 passenger aircraft operated by the Saudia Arabian-flag carrier Saudia, reaching a global network of 225 destinations. The cargo airline also provides worldwide charter flights. Fast Forward Cargo, headquartered in Dubai, is a leading freight forwarder to the West African market.

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