Etihad Airways and Saudia have marked the first anniversary of their commercial partnership by announcing 12 new codeshare routes to key destinations in Asia and Europe.
flyadeal has announced an order for 30 A320neo aircraft from Airbus. The decision follows the crashes of two 737 Max jets, the first in Indonesia in October followed by one in Ethiopia in March, which killed 346 people.
The agreement was announced at the Paris Air Show by Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, director general of Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation, and Christian Scherer, Airbus chief commercial officer.
Saudia Cargo has signed agreements with three major companies to construct a new cargo handling facility at King Abdulaziz International Airport.
Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, welcomed passengers to the newly-opened King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah earlier.
With a new airport weeks away from opening, new planes arriving, and new on-board services rolling out, it is all change at flag-carrier Saudia. Here chief executive Jaan Albrecht tells Breaking Travel News all about it and explains how the carrier fits into the changing hospitality sector in Saudia Arabia.
Launching just seven months ago, Con Korfiatis, chief executive with flyadeal explains how the Saudi-based low-cost airline plans to expand from domestic to international operations this year. With an order of up to 50 narrow-body planes on the horizon, it is an exciting time for aviation in the region.