China Southern launches new service to Saudi Arabia

China Southern Airlines announced (07-Jun-07) a new service

to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The recently launched service originates in Urumqi in China’s far Northwest and operates direct to Sharjah before continuing onwards to Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport.

This new China Southern Airlines’ Urumqi-Sharjah-Jeddah service is the airline’s first operation to this Arabian port city.

Situated on the Red Sea, Jeddah is an important trade port and financial center in Saudi Arabia. The opening of the new route is part of China Southern’s strategy in further expanding its international service network.