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RedCargo and Oman Air sign agreement to power cargo growth

SEPANG, 29 April 2019 – RedCargo Logistics, the cargo and logistics platform of AirAsia, today signed an interline agreement with Oman Air.

The new agreement will provide RedCargo customers with access to belly space on Oman Air’s cargo and freight network including to Africa, the UK and Europe.

Oman Air customers will in turn be able to book cargo space on AirAsia’s extensive network of more than 5,000 weekly flights across Southeast Asia, including in key Oman Air destinations such as Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Manila and Jakarta.

RedCargo Logistics CEO Pete Chareonwongsak said, “RedCargo welcomes Oman Air to the RedCargo family. This is a great example of how two airlines can work together to maximise e-commerce growth in the region. The ability to transport cargo from Asean to Africa, the UK and Europe has never been easier thanks to this partnership. We look forward to working with Oman Air to further grow our respective cargo businesses.”

Oman Air Senior Vice President Commercial Cargo, Mohammed Al Musafir said, “We are very delighted to be working with RedCargo, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AirAsia Group. With this interline partnership, we are confident of offering our customers a wider range of choice of destinations in Far East region with an extensive network of flights beyond Oman Air’s expanding network. We look forward to working closely with RedCargo through this interline partnership.”

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About RedCargo
Incorporated in March 2018, RedCargo Logistics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AirAsia Group Berhad. RedCargo Logistics is the exclusive provider of cargo capacity for AirAsia and AirAsia X airlines and is transforming the way air cargo is managed, sold and transported across Southeast Asia. For more information please visit https://redcargo.asia

About Oman Air
Oman Air is the flagship carrier of the Sultanate of Oman and an Official 4 Star Airline (Skytrax 2011). Founded in 1993, the airline has since witnessed massive growth and has played a major role in making Muscat an important traffic hub in the Middle East, supporting the commercial, industrial and tourism sectors. The airline currently operates direct international flights from Muscat to GCC region as well as Middle East/Africa region. In addition, Oman Air flies to many destinations in the Indian Sub-Continent, Far East, South East and Central Asia, and Europe. Oman Air has codeshare agreements with a number of airline partners offering travellers better connectivity and increased choice. Currently Oman Air’s fleet consists of up to 54 aircraft and flies to over 52 destinations. By 2022, Oman Air’s total fleet size is expected to be around 70 and destinations, 60. Oman Air’s commitment to quality, comfort and a seamless passenger experience has resulted in many international awards that the airline has won consistently. For more information please visit www.omanair.com

For more information, please contact:

Malik Ridhwan
AirAsia Group Communications
+60 16 206 2481
malikridhwan@airasia.com

Rajeshwari Ashok
Oman Air Corporate Communications
rajeshwari.ashok@omanair.com