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Saudia Cargo, AV Cargo Augments Service in West Africa

Saudi Airlines Cargo and AV Cargo Airlines are cooperating in the movement of cargo to four destinations in West Africa via Lagos, Nigeria.

The interline agreement extends Saudia Cargo's network through its cargo hub in Lagos. Cargo will be carried on Saudia B747 freighters, with onward connections to destinations served by AV Cargo, including Bamako, Freetown, Pointe-Noire and Ouagadougou. Both carriers operate widebody freighters. The deal allows Saudia Cargo to offer MD11 main-deck capacity to the four destinations, connecting with the airline's daily B747 freighter service. Saudi Airlines Cargo operates a fleet of 15 freighters, and sells belly capacity on 145 passenger aircraft for Saudi Arabia's flag carrier Saudia. Its network encompasses 225 destinations. The airline also provides charter services with a fleet of dedicated aircraft. AV Cargo Airlines specializes in scheduled services into West Africa and other charter options worldwide.

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The interline agreement extends Saudia Cargo's network through its cargo hub in Lagos. Cargo will be carried on Saudia B747 freighters, with onward connections to destinations served by AV Cargo, including Bamako, Freetown, Pointe-Noire and Ouagadougou. Both carriers operate widebody freighters. The deal allows Saudia Cargo to offer MD11 main-deck capacity to the four destinations, connecting with the airline's daily B747 freighter service. Saudi Airlines Cargo operates a fleet of 15 freighters, and sells belly capacity on 145 passenger aircraft for Saudi Arabia's flag carrier Saudia. Its network encompasses 225 destinations. The airline also provides charter services with a fleet of dedicated aircraft. AV Cargo Airlines specializes in scheduled services into West Africa and other charter options worldwide.

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