Air Freight News

Global aircraft charter specialist Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has appointed

Feb 25, 2022

NAQEL Express, as well as Chapman Freeborn, are both well-respected companies in the aviation industry. This partnership will enable clients to receive a complete end-to-end solution, delivering an entire range of logistics covering all industries. The collaboration will strengthen both partners’ presence and coverage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as support the Kingdom across multiple industry verticals.

Neil Dursley, Chapman Freeborn Chief Commercial Officer Cargo comments: “We believe that this new strategic partnership will allow us to grow and develop our offering to our global clients and suppliers. Chapman Freeborn has almost five decades of experience within the air charter industry globally, this new partnership with NAQEL will allow us to service our clients’ needs far more effectively and efficiently, now more than ever.

The combined strength of Chapman Freeborn, its parent company Avia Solutions Group, and NAQEL Express will give existing and new potential clients in the Kingdom a fantastic service offering. Capabilities include access to our family members’ fleets of both passenger and freighter assets globally and in the region.

Chapman Freeborn has decades of experience in the Middle East Region and neighboring countries and has supported missions in many challenging environments for many years and continues today with innovative solutions to support our clients.”

Michael Harradine, NAQEL Express Director, Global Freight Forwarding Division says: “NAQEL enables the world to do business in Saudi Arabia with simplicity and transparency. The new partnership with Chapman Freeborn enhances our offerings.

This strategic partnership gives our clients within Saudi Arabia a direct access to the vast cargo air charter, passenger charter, and on-board courier capabilities of Chapman Freeborn.

Now there will be direct control with transparency for the fulfilment of air charter needs of global and local firms in Saudi Arabia.

NAQEL Express is one of a select group of firms operating as Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) for Saudi Customs.

We are also the leading and largest overland express carrier with the largest reach among any express carriers in KSA.

NAQEL is a key player in building transparent connectivity between KSA and its global economic partners, as part of Saudi Arabia’s VISION 2030.

NAQEL is also a committed leader in developing its people by enhancing leadership (Future Leaders Program) and business management skills”.

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