SAA Cargo Wins African Cargo Airline of the Year Award
Johannesburg, Wednesday, 06 March 2013. South African Airways Cargo (SAA Cargo), a division of South African Airways (SAA) has been named the African Cargo Airline of the Year. The award was presented at the recent Air Cargo Africa 2013, the second biennial international air logistics conference and exhibition organized by STAT TIMES, an international multimodal transport media house.
The recipients of the awards are nominated and voted for by the worldwide readers of STAT TIMES via an online poll.
Mr Tleli Makhetha, SAA Cargo’s GM said, “We are honoured and proud that we have been recognised by the air cargo industry. The award puts us on a platform where we are rated with the best in the world. We remain committed to excel and continue to provide world class freight forwarding services to all our customers.”
About SAA Cargo:
SAA Cargo is a division of South African Airways focusing on airfreight movement worldwide. The division uses dedicated cargo aircraft as well as belly space on SAA’s passenger flights for cargo carriage. SAA Cargo prides itself for providing effective and time-sensitive airfreight solutions for its varied customers. In addition to offering an ad hoc charter service for more urgent deliveries; SAA Cargo reliably transports, among others, general cargo, perishables, mail, livestock, vulnerable and valuable cargo across the world.
South African Airways (SAA) is the leading carrier in Africa, serving 26 destinations across the continent, as well as major destinations within South Africa and internationally from its Johannesburg hub. It is a member of the largest international airline network, Star Alliance. SAA’s core business is the provision of passenger airline and cargo transport services together with related services, which are provided through SAA and its four wholly owned subsidiaries: SAA Technical; Mango its low cost carrier; Air Chefs, the catering entity of SAA and South African Travel Centre (SATC). SAA is the winner of the 'Best Airline in Africa’ Award in the regional category for ten consecutive years and the winner of ‘Service Excellence Africa’ for three consecutive years. Mango and SAA hold the number one and number two successive spots as South Africa’s most on - time airlines.
For more information contact:
SAA Group Corporate Affairs
Tel: +27 11 978 2298
Mobile: +27 83 400 0041
Communication Manager (External)
Tel: +27 11 978 2760
Mobile: +27 83 414 4720