Saudi Arabian introduces 14 more flights to Dubai

Riyadh: Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national carrier of the Kingdom, has increased the number of its weekly flights to Dubai by 14, said Hassan Al Yami, the carrier’s general manager for the Middle East and Gulf. The latest move brings the total weekly flights between the two destinations to 44. In a statement, Al Yami said the move is to meet the increasing demand in the Saudi Arabia-Dubai sector. He said the new flight schedules include significant changes as there are flights that take off from Dubai in the morning. Heavy demand He added that the airline expects the demand to be heavy as it provides flexibility for passengers in general and businessmen in particular. “According to the new schedule, Saudi Arabian Airlines will have 14 new weekly flights between Dubai and the Kingdom. Twelve of them will be between Dubai and Dammam using MD90 planes,” the official said. He added that two weekly non-stop flights will operate between Dubai and Madinah. One of the two flights will be on Tuesday night using a Boeing 777 plane and the second on Thursday morning with an MD90 plane. The airline will also start two-weekly direct flights between Dubai and Salalah, Oman, from June 27. Source : el watan