Archive | October, 2011

Qatar Airways Cargo forges a new way forward with Aitken Spence

19 Oct

Aitken Spence Cargo, the freight forwarding arm of Aitken Spence PLC was awarded the General Sales Agency for Qatar Airways Cargo , one of the rising stars in the Airline Industry. The partnership was announced at a grand social event for key customers and stakeholders in the air cargo industry.
Qatar Airways Cargo, transports cargo to well over 100 destinations worldwide on over 100 aircraft, including the Airbus A300-600 and Boeing 777 freighters as well as passenger aircraft. Special facilities and well-trained personnel ensure expert handling over a wide variety of product categories. These include express products, livestock, dangerous goods, valuables, vulnerable goods, automotives, perishables, oversized cargo and general cargo that require air freight carriage.
Aitken Spence has over 30 years experience in handling both passenger and cargo GSA’s in Sri Lanka. Being the pioneer company to venture in to freight forwarding, Aitken Spence Cargo provides a total solution in freight and logistics under one roof. Aitken Spence PLC, is publicly quoted and one of the leading blue chip conglomerates in Sri Lanka. Aitken Spence has diversified interests in Tourism, Airlines, Port Management, Shipping and Logistics, Plantations, Power & Energy production and other strategic investments. Aitken Spence is renowned for it’s integrity and good governance and the partnership with Qatar Airways Cargo is an appropriate fit. Together, Qatar Airways Cargo and Aitken Spence Cargo have ambitious plans to expand the GSA activity in Sri Lanka by providing a high quality service to their customers and achieve a leading position in the Cargo Airline industry.