Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, director general of Saudi Arabia Airlines, has met with the prime minister of the Republic of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth, following the start of new commercial flights between the two countries.
During the meeting Al-Jasser and Jugnauth discussed economic growth and future opportunities, including the increase of flight frequencies, which currently operates thrice weekly between Riyadh-Jeddah and Mauritius.
Mauritius is the airline’s third new destination this year and is a scheduled year-round service.
The new flight to Mauritius is operated with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, flying direct between the two countries
Saudia’s route map covers 87 destinations across four continents, flying to Africa, the Middle East, Europe and North America daily from its hubs in Jeddah and Riyadh.
The airline currently operates a fleet of 141 narrow and widebody Airbus and Boeing aircraft, and is the global launch operator of the Airbus A330-300 Regional.