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.