Saudia Cargo and NTCFHM to train and hire 280 Saudis


SAUDIA Cargo signed an agreement to train and hire 280 Saudis in collaboration with the National Training Center for Facilities and Hospitality Management (NTCFHM) run by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) under the direct supervision of the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC).

The agreement is in line with Saudia Cargo’s Strategic Transformation Plan 2020, launched early 2017, which is also aligned to the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 aiming to create job opportunities for Saudis through Saudization.

Mohammed Bushnaq, President, Human Resources, Saudia Cargo and Dr. Talal Al-Harigi, Executive Director, FHM Center, signed the agreement at the International Tourism and Hospitality College in Riyadh. The signing ceremony was attended by TVTC Governor Dr. Ahmed Al-Fehaid, Saudia Cargo CEO Omar Talal Hariri and NTCFHM Center Chairman of Board of Trustees Mohammed Al-Shammary.

Trainees will study fields of cargo and logistics such as management of warehouses, equipment, handling of dangerous materials, as well as safety and security aspects, work ethics while they will be exposed to various fields of air freight for a period of six months. Trainees who complete the program will work as Operations Officer or Freight Officer at Saudia Cargo. The date of the program commencement will be announced soon.

Saudia Cargo operates flights to over 225 international destinations through 17 international hubs spanning all continents as well as domestic hubs in Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam. It provides high-quality logistic services, thanks to a dedicated freighter fleet. It also offers ample capacity on passenger flights and delivers efficient and cost-effective solutions for charter aircraft on international destinations. — SG