: Saudia Cargo has entered into agreements with three major companies to construct a new 75,000-square-meter cargo handling facility at King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The cargo carrier has signed deal with Al-Bawani who will be in charge of construction and implementation of the project, represented by Fakher Al Shawaf, CEO.
Siemens will supply the facility with state-of-the-art mechanical equipment and advanced cargo handling systems, represented by Mohammed Mohammed, CFO.
AECOM will act as the supervisor of the new facility's engineering works, represented by Ian Manser, CEO.
The new facility will enhance carrier's handling capabilities for hazardous material, pharmaceuticals, frozen materials and different goods.
The project comes in line with the Saudia Cargo Strategy 2020, launched recently in alignment with Vision 2030.
Fawaz Al-Fawaz, Chairman of the Board, Saudia Cargo and Omar Hariri, CEO, Saudia Cargo signed the agreements during a ceremony attended by Dr Ghassan Al-Shibl, Chairman of the Board at Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation; Eng. Saleh Al-Jasser, Director-General of Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation; and Muhammad Abunayyan, Member of the Board, Saudia Cargo and Chairman of Executive Committee.