If you’re Looking to get-away, Saudia, the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia intends to begin a nonstop service to two new cities in East Africa from its operational base in Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport later this year.
Flights to Entebbe International Airport, Uganda are available for sale beginning 3rd November and will operate 2X-weekly using the A330-300 airliner.
The airline also plans to operate the Riyadh to Nairobi route once a week beginning 7th October 2021 and will deploy its A330-300 Regional jetliner specially optimised for its most in-demand route.
Reservations are not currently available.
Saudia flies a mix of Airbus and Boeing aircraft, with the latest aircraft types, including the Boeing 777-300, Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A330 Regional, of which Saudia is the ‘Global Launch Customer and Operator’ of.
The airline joined the SkyTeam alliance in 2012 and is one of 20 member airlines. The airline has codeshare partners with: Garuda Indonesia, Czech Airlines, Etihad Airways, China Southern Airlines, Air France, Royal Air Maroc, Alitalia, Korean Airlines, KLM, Middle East Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Europa and Oman Air.
By Victor Shalton Odhiambo