Riyadh Air, the new Saudi Arabian airline set to begin commercial flights in 2025, is already making waves in the aviation industry, with a mission to connect the Saudi capital Riyadh with 100 destinations by 2030. The airline has also started running teaser ads on social media, including YouTube and Instagram.
Following its recent agreement for a wide-body order of 39 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, Riyadh Air has signed a deal for 90 GEnx-1B engines to power its new fleet. The order also includes spare engines and a TrueChoice services agreement.
Riyadh Air liveried aircraft takes flight over its home city of Riyadh on June 12th ahead of its public debut at the 54th Paris Air Show. Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the first of Riyadh Air’s two liveries to be revealed. Aircraft livery design and colors reflects Saudi warmth and hospitality in a fresh, modern design.
Saudi Arabia’s new airline Riyadh Air is in the midst of a three-part inaugural fleet acquisition including ongoing talks with Airbus (AIR.PA) and Boeing (BA.N) to buy a significant number of narrow-body jets, Chief Executive Tony Douglas said.
Riyadh Air livery is displayed on Boeing 787-9 and the carrier has secured ‘RX’ airline designator code from IATA
Saudi Arabia’s latest airline, Riyadh Air, has acquired the Airline Designator Code RX from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), marking the airline’s first official engagement with the global airline community.
Akbar Al Baker, Group CEO of the airline and chairman of Qatar Tourism, said: “there is a lot of business around for everybody”
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