19-Apr-2016 9:56 AM

Saudia announces creation of flyadeal

Saudia announced (18-Apr-2016) the creation of a new low-cost subsidiary, flyadeal. The new airline, via its official Facebook and Twitter accounts, said it plans to commence operations by mid 2017. The carrier intends to operate domestic and international services with single-class aircraft in a high-density configuration. Main routes will serve Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh and key regional destinations. The airline aims to offer low fares and high quality of service. Promotional images suggest the airline may operate A320neos. The carrier reportedly expects to receive 29 A320s in the coming months. [more - original PR - Arabic]

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