Friday, February 12, 2010

EGSAC GSSA Network Appoints SNTTA As Sharjah Air Freight Agent

Membership Expected to Boost UAE Potential
Shipping News Feature

UAE - The world’s largest independent cargo General Sales and Service Agents (GSSA) network – EGSAC - has appointed SNTTA Cargo as its exclusive member for Sharjah in the UAE.

Established in 1976, SNTTA Cargo is an IATA-accredited GSSA and represents Emirates, Iraqi Airways, Kuwait Airways, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines and Sudan Airways. The company operates from headquarters at Sharjah with offices in Sharjah International Airport, Dubai International Airport and Abu Dhabi.

SNTTA Cargo’s General Manager Mohin Jassal said : “Airfreight remains an important mode of transport in this region, despite the introduction of extensive trucking services between the GCC countries. Sharjah and Dubai attract large volumes of transit cargo for Africa and Europe, and have recorded strong growth over the last 15 years. This trend is expected to grow into the future.

“SNTTA Cargo's exposure to the wider international industry through the EGSAC network will help us to develop important contacts worldwide and grow the business. In return, members of the EGSAC network will now have access to a professional, quality-focused partner with wide-ranging capabilities supported by strong infrastructure and experience of over 30 years in the industry.”

Speaking of the new network member EGSAC’s President, Ton Smulders said that: “We are delighted to welcome SNTTA Cargo to the EGSAC family. This is a substantial operator with excellent credentials, and adds significantly to the professional coverage we can offer to carriers all over the world.”

EGSAC currently has over 130 stations in more than 30 countries around the globe.

(pic: Sharjah Airport, UAE)