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Saudi Arabian Airlines' privatisation moves along with completion of cargo division


Saudi Arabian Airlines completed the privatisation of its cargo division in Mar-2009, naming the new entity Saudi Airlines Cargo Company. From Saudi Arabian’s main hubs – Dammam, Jeddah and Riyadh – the new division will operate its fleet of MD11 and B747 freighters to the Indian Subcontinent, Asia, Africa, Europe and the US. [930 words]

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  • Enters a series of agreements for fleet upgrades
  • Expands Indian network to eight destinations

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  • Saudi Arabian Airlines passenger traffic (mill): 2002 to 2008
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines' fleet: Apr-09
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines' aircraft deliveries schedule: 2009 to 2013
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