flynas signs strategic partnership with stc Group and SkyFive Arabia

Agreement to Provide High-Speed Air-to-Ground Internet Onboard for the First Time in The Middle East

flynas, stc Group, and SkyFive Arabia have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to provide a cutting-edge high-speed Air to Ground internet on 120 flynas aircraft, for the first time in the Middle East enhancing the passenger experience across the airline’s extensive fleet.

The MOU has been signed in presence of Mr. Olayan Alwetaid stc Group CEO, Mr. Ayed Aljeaid, chairman of flynas, Mr. Abdulaziz Aldahmash, GACA deputy president, Mr. Omar Alrejraje CST deputy governor.

SkyFive Arabia and stc Group will spearhead the initiative by delivering state-of-the-art Air-to-Ground internet connectivity, set to debut on domestic services in the 4th quarter of 2024.

This innovative service will progressively extend its reach throughout the network and fleet of flynas, the leading low-cost airline in the Middle East.

Bander Almohanna, flynas CEO and Managing Director said: “at flynas, we are moving beyond with our products by collaborating with leading companies from different industries and will keep providing innovative solutions and technologies that are reflected in the passengers’ experience as the company is moving steadily to achieve its strategic goals and to reinforce our position as a leading low-cost airline.”

Eng. Mohammed Alabbadi, Chief Carrier and Wholesale Officer at stc Group, commented on this partnership: “This partnership is one of the key strategic initiatives aimed at meeting the escalating demand for high-speed and superior-quality connectivity services.

“By incorporating innovative technologies, we continue to enhance the user experience as the Kingdom’s digital transformation gathers momentum.

“At stc, we are committed to paving the way for our customers and business partners to establish connections in unprecedented ways.”

Sheikh Saad Al Otaibi, Chairman of SkyFive Arabia and SCIT Group said: “As we embark on this journey with Saudi Telekom, we are confident that Air-to-Ground will redefine the in-flight connectivity landscape in Saudi Arabia.

“Together, we aim to set new benchmarks for connectivity excellence and passenger satisfaction”.