Starlight Express, the Nepalese independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), has been appointed General Sales Agent (GSA) for Japan Airlines Cargo (JAL Cargo).

As an official representative for JAL Cargo, Starlight Express has committed to selling cargo space on the airline’s flights between Japan and Nepal, and will be working closely with U-Freight’s subsidiary in Japan to secure regular bookings.

Starlight Express provides customised transportation solutions for clients with special handling needs, and represents a number of international airlines around the world for cargo and passenger sales.

Established in 1995, the independent freight forwarder has a service network covering more than 100 countries and over 150 cities. It has been U-Freight’s partner in Nepal since 2001 and enables the Hong Kong-based group’s global network of offices and partners to provide logistics services to companies that trade with the landlocked central Himalayan country.

Sundar Dahal, managing director of Starlight Express, adds: “We are pleased to be supporting JAL Cargo, and appreciate the trust it has placed in Starlight Express.”