Johannesburg, 2015-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways Cargo bags another international award. They have been named the African Cargo Airline of the Year at the STAT Times International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo presented at a glittering Gala Award ceremony held at the Barnyard Theatre in Rivonia, north of Johannesburg.
The STAT Times International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo is awarded every two years as part of the Air Cargo Africa event. The Award was instituted by the STAT Trade Times, the flagship publication of STAT Media Group, an international multimodal transport media house based in India. The publication has been recognising and awarding excellence in the air cargo industry since 2006, placing special emphasis on excellence in performance by air cargo operators.
The International Award for Excellence is instituted in various sectors of the air cargo industry. The award recipients were decided by the worldwide readers of STAT Times via an online poll that ran from 1 January to 31 January 2015.
Mr Tleli Makhetha, SAA Cargo’s GM said, “It is an honour to be the winner in this category and we are humbled by the recognition received from the air cargo industry. The award will encourage us to work even harder to ensure that all our customers’ needs are met. We are grateful to our customers who have shown loyalty towards our business for many years. We remain resolute to provide them with excellent service”.
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.
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