Saudi Arabian Airlines

SAUDIA and CFM sign deal for 149 LEAP-1A engines

SAUDIA signed a purchase contract with CFM for 149 LEAP-1A engines to power its new Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft fleet. ...


Full international recovery by 2024, says Saudia CEO

Saudia’s CEO is confident in a full international passenger traffic recovery and return to profitability by 2024. ...


Saudi Authorities amend flight resumption to mid-May

Saudi Arabia international flight travel to resume on March 17, 2021, domestic carriers record increase in flight capacity...


Saudi signs record $3 billion funding deal to buy 73 jets

Saudi Arabian Airlines signed a funding deal with six local banks to purchase 73 aircraft.  ...


Saudia paints 3 jets in unique liveries to promote G20 summit

Saudi Arabian Airlines painted a Boeing 787-9, a Boeing 777-300ER and an Airbus A320 in special liveries promoting the virtually-held G20 summit....


Saudi Arabian Airlines sued over unpaid rent dues

A lessor seemingly became fed up with Saudi Arabian Airlines, as the former sued the airline in London over unpaid fees, including other damages....


Water salutes gone wrong: UAE issues verdict in Saudia’s case

When pilots landed Saudi Arabian Airlines Airbus A320 at Dubai International Airport (DXB), they had no idea that the flight was going to be greeted with a water salute. Even less so, that the welcoming fanfare will blow open one of the emergency exits and inflate the slide ramp, injuring a passenger along the way....


Saudia explores 777X order with Boeing under pressure

Saudi Arabian Airlines is reportedly looking into a potential order for Boeing’s 777X jets at a time when the U.S. plane maker is experiencing pressure....


Saudia flight crash lands after hydraulic malfunction

An A330-200 of Saudi Arabian Airlines carried out an emergency landing in King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on May 21, 2018, resulting to 53 passengers being injured. The plane was forced to undergo a belly landing, as the hydraulic system in its front landing gear malfunctioned. The bottom of the aircraft suffered heavy damages after its nose sank into the ground....