Oman Air Cargo unveils trucking services
Muscat, May 17, 2011
Oman Air Cargo has launched its pan-GCC custom bonded truck services connecting Muscat with Salalah and other GCC countries, effective June 1.
It is the first time in Oman’s freight history that a scheduled custom bonded trucking service is being introduced for customer’s use, connecting cargo from one airport to another both domestically as well as to selected airports in the GCC.
The trucking services of the carrier will be operated by its business partner Able Logistics Group (Oman), a company with established transport and freight forwarding roots in the Sultanate. It is specialised in transporting customs bonded cargo from airport to airport and non-bonded cargoes cargo throughout the GCC and Middle East Region.
Oman Air will link from and to its cargo hubs in Muscat and Salalah to all the GCC countries. The domestic markets that will be covered under this service are: Salalah and Sohar, followed soon by Adam, Nizwa, Duqm and Sur.
Oman Air will complete its present online destinations network with additional new offline destinations adding ground transport services along with its flight programmes.
“The Road Feeder Services (RFS) will be offered as scheduled services while keeping open the option of adhoc requests. We are sure that this new service will complement and supplement our narrow bodied aircrafts flying within the gulf region,” said Abdulrazaq Alraisi, chief commercial officer, Oman Air.
“We are proud to be partnered with the national carrier of Oman in bringing our service to an ever wider customer base,” added Mohammed Noor Mohammed, chairman of Able Logistics.-TradeArabia News Service