SAL signs cargo ground handling agreement with Qatar Airways Cargo

Written by: Samantha Payne |
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SAL Saudi Logistics Services (SAL) has signed a cargo ground handling agreement with Qatar Airways Cargo to provide comprehensive ground logistics support at Saudi Arabia’s main airports, including Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, and Medina.

This agreement is in line with one of the company’s strategic growth initiatives of increasing the number of partnerships with leading regional and global airlines that have high cargo shipping capacities.

Hesham Alhussayen, CEO of SAL, commented: “This agreement will enhance logistical operations between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Moreover, given Qatar Airways’ global reach and substantial shipping capacity, we look forward to providing it with cargo ground handling services to the highest international standards."

He added: “Over the year and a half, SAL has responded to the Covid-19 pandemic by boosting our operational efficiencies to meet the unprecedented demands of handling a wide variety of emergency, medical, and other life essential goods to those who need them most. This journey reinforced our belief in the power of partnerships and, as such, we have signed several cooperation agreements to expand our ground handling and logistics services even further.”

Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways said: “Through our agreement with SAL, we will be offering fast and efficient handling for all types of cargo including cool chain cargo at Saudi Arabia’s main airports. SAL and Qatar Airways Cargo share a common vision of customer centricity and service excellence.”


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