Tag: Saudi Arabia

Eurowings adds Jeddah to winter route network from Berlin and Cologne

Eurowings adds Jeddah to winter route network from Berlin and Cologne

German holiday carrier Eurowings has announced the addition of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to its winter 2024/25 network, from Berlin and Cologne. The new route follows the "success" of the airline’s Dubai route, Eurowings said, which operates from Berlin and Stuttgart. Eurowings' Jeddah route will...

Riyadh Air elevates planning efficiency through strategic partnership with Sabre

Riyadh Air, the new national airline of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, announces a fundamental collaboration with Sabre Corporation, a leading software and technology provider powering the global travel industry. This strategic partnership underscores Riyadh Air's commitment to enhancing operationa...

flynas celebrates ‘historic’ year of growth

flynas reports record results for its performance last year compared to 2022 with a "historic" increase in the number of passengers to more than 11.1mn, growing by more than 28 per cent. The low-cost carrier took delivery of 19 new aircraft in 2023, upscaling its fleet size to 64 aircraft - an incr...

Saudi Arabia could take ‘effective majority control’ of Heathrow airport

Saudi Arabia could take effective majority control of London Heathrow with other investors considering selling their stakes, according to reports. The Public Investment Fund (PIF) – Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund – and the Saudi-backed asset management firm Ardian have signed a £2.4b d...

Bahamas and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia execute loan agreement for family island airport development

The Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), on Wednesday signed a $70 million loan agreement on very favourable terms as part of the strategic plan to develop a portfolio of Family Island Airports, in line with the Family Island Airport Renaissance Project. The loan ...

Royal Jordanian Airlines Selects Swissport to Provide Airport Ground Services Across Network of Four Airports in Saudi Arabia

Royal Jordanian Airlines has selected Swissport to provide airport ground services at four airports across Saudi Arabia: King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED), King Fahd International Airport (DMM), Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport (MED), and King Khalid International Airport...

MATARAT Holding signs a contract with Egis to serve 26 airports in Saudi Arabia

MATARAT Holding Company, represented by its CEO, Mohammed Almaghlouth, has signed a three-year contract to provide consulting services with the Egis company, represented by its CEO in the Middle East and South Asia, Mr. Alaa AbuSiam. This contract comes is a step towards establishing phased proje...

Saudi Arabia launches new national airline ‘Riyadh Air’

Saudi Arabia has recently launched a new national airline, Riyadh Air, as part of its efforts to boost its aviation industry and support the country's economic growth. The airline, which is owned by the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), is expected to compete with other major airlines in the re...

Saudi Arabia ranks first among Arab nations for inbound visitors in 2022

Saudi Arabia registered more international arrivals than any other Arab nation during the first nine months of 2022, as government officials target 100 million annual visitors by the end of this decade. Owing to these unprecedented numbers, the Kingdom’s burgeoning tourism sector will represent...

Budapest Airport introduces Saudi Arabia to its network

Having recorded 12.2 million passengers in 2022, an overall 164% yearly increase from 2021, Budapest Airport this week celebrates the addition of the gateway’s 43rd country market to be served this year. Welcoming Wizz Air’s new links to Saudi Arabia, the ultra-low-cost airline’s (ULCC) lau...

Qatar Airways to Resume Flights to Taif, Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways has announced that it will resume services to Taif starting 3 January 2023 with three weekly flights. This is the airlines’ sixth destination in Saudi Arabia. The resumption of services will enable passengers flying from and to Taif to benefit from the airline's extensive inter...

Wizz Air announces major expansion in Saudi Arabia

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most sustainable airline, is launching 20 new routes from Bucharest, Budapest, Catania, Larnaca, Milan, Naples, Rome, Sofia, Tirana, Venice and Vienna to Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The airline introduces a new era of extende...

Budapest Airport serves Saudi Arabia with Wizz Air

As part of Budapest Airport’s strategy to further develop its route network within Asia, the Hungarian gateway has confirmed that Wizz Air will add three new destinations in Saudi Arabia next year. Having no current services to the Western Asian country, 2023 will see Dammam, Jeddah, and Riyadh...

Qatar Airways to Resume Flights to Qassim, Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways will resume services to its fifth destination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qassim, with three weekly flights starting 22 August. The airline will increase to four weekly flights from 2 September 2022. The award-winning airline will also introduce additional four weekly flights...

Sharjah Airport receives Hajj pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia

Sharjah Airport received pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia after performing the annual Hajj, with customary Arabian hospitality and bouquets. Sharjah Airport Authority (SAA) has taken all necessary preparations and cooperated with key partners and airport operators to ease the arrival processe...

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