Korean Air boosts Middle East flights with Saudi departure

Korean Air boosts Middle East flights with Saudi departure

Korean Air has expanded its network to the Middle East with the announcement that a direct service between Korea and Saudi Arabia, the largest Arab state in Western Asia, will begin on November 9th 2012.

Korean Air will commence the direct service three times a week, flying from Seoul/Incheon first to Riyadh and then onto Jeddah.

The Seoul/Incheon-Riyadh-Jeddah flights will operate on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

KE961 departs at 21:55 and will arrive in Riyadh at 03:10 the next day.

The flight continues its journey departing from Riyadh at 04:20, arriving Jeddah at 06:15.

On the return KE962 departs from Jeddah at 11:00 and arrives in Riyadh at 12:35.

The flight departs from Riyadh at 13:55 and arrives Seoul/Incheon at 05:00 next day.

The Seoul/Incheon – Riyadh – Jeddah route will be operated with an Airbus 330-200, seating 218 passengers and equipped with Korean Air’s premium seats.