Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the nationwide flag service of Saudi Arabia, has launched its first direct flight from the South Korean capital of Seoul to Riyadh. The new flight route is available in line with the Saudi Aviation Strategy, which goals to join the Kingdom to the world with greater than 250 locations.
SAUDIA flight SV899 departed Seoul’s Incheon International Airport at 9:40 PM, arriving at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh early Wednesday morning. The landmark flight efficiently utilised SAUDIA’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a two-class plane with 274 seats in visitor class and 24 flat beds in enterprise class. The institution of the Seoul-Riyadh route demonstrates the air service’s dedication to providing all kinds of flight choices that enhances the Kingdom’s connectivity with the world.
“As the Wings of Vision 2030, the national carrier has the necessary capacity to continually broaden its route network and welcome a wide range of visitors into Saudi Arabia.” stated Ahmed Alwassiah, chief working officer of SAUDIA. “To support our strategic objectives, we ensure our airline’s 144-aircraft fleet is suited with the latest in-flight innovations and plan to modernize and expand it during the next few years.”
“With this milestone route,” he added, “SAUDIA is not only connecting the Kingdom to more of the world touristically, but also helping to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and services, allowing both countries to enhance their local businesses, logistics framework, and manufacturing infrastructure. The flight schedule between the two countries will be under constant review to ensure that flights and seating capacity successfully meet operational requirements.”
The landmark route is a part of SAUDIA’s technique to broaden its community of greater than 100 international locations and enhance the service’s aggressive place internationally to additional solidify the airline’s position in bringing the world to the Kingdom.
SAUDIA has invested considerably in upgrading its plane and at present operates one of many youngest fleets. The airline serves an intensive international route community masking round 100 locations throughout 4 continents, together with all 28 home airports in Saudi Arabia.