Saudia

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...


Saudia to order 70 new aircraft from Boeing and Airbus?

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) is reportedly in negotiations to acquire around 70 additional Airbus A321neo and Boeing 787 and 777 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....


Etihad, Saudia to codeshare on 12 more flights

Etihad Airways is further strengthening its relations with other carriers from the Middle East. A week after announcing intentions to establish a low cost airline together with Air Arabia, the Dubai-based airline is now advancing its one year strong partnership with its Saudi Arabian partner ‒ Saudia.   ...


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....


Odd flights cross Pakistan amid airspace closure

UPDATED On a second day of shutdown, Pakistan airspace remains closed at large, however, some solitary flights have been spotted leaving the country.  Pakistan to reopen its airspace on March 1, 2019....


Two huge deals mark the end of 2018 for Boeing

In late December 2018, Boeing managed to boost its orderbook with two big deals of up to 150 aircraft, finishing the year well ahead Airbus in this sense....


Saudi Arabia cancels flights to Canada after diplomatic conflict

Saudia, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, suspended all direct flights to Toronto (Canada) on August 7, 2018. The move comes after Canada’s government called for release of activists detained in the Gulf country....


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....