Saudi Arabian Airlines revenues increase 12%
Saudi Arabian Airlines Deputy Director Abdul Aziz Al-Hazmi stated the carrier's sales rose by 12% as a result of its strategic development programmes (Arab News, 26-Jan-2011). He also announced plans to introduce a new cell phone service for its passengers. The first phase will include provision of services such as issuance of boarding passes, selection of seats, display of flight schedules and actual times for arrival and departure of flights. In the second phase, services such as issuance of tickets, reservation of seats and payment through Sadad will be made possible.