For the second year in a row, Saudia Cargo successfully transported 67 electric race cars for the World Championship Formula-E event, which took place on November 22-23 at the Historical Diriyah in Saudi Arabia.
The airline carried the vehicles, which collectively weigh 375 tonnes, in four shipments from their starting locations (Milano, Italy and Doncaster, UK) to the destination: King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak, chief commercial officer at Saudia Cargo, commented: “Saudia Cargo is a major supporter of all global events taking place across the Kingdom and always mobilizes its logistics capabilities to ensure the success of these events. We have transported all types of equipment and spare parts for major events around the country related to sports, entertainment, cultural and social.”
Saudia Cargo’s network covers more than 900 global destinations in more than 175 countries, a proud SkyTeam Cargo Alliance member, having logistical capabilities and a freighter fleet.
DHL is a partner of the Formula-E Championship and helped to carry out the logistics at the Diriyah racing event, which marked the start of the 2019-2020 season. The next race in the season will take place in Santiago on January 18 next year. The season will conclude with a final race in London, UK, on July 26, 2020.