Saudia relaunches Riyadh to Athens route

Saudia Riyadh to Athens

Saudia Airlines launched its latest venture into Europe through its Jeddah to Athens route on 06 June after a period of 11 years. Cutting the ribbon to inaugurate the route were (third-right) Ioanna Papadopoulou, AIA Communications & Marketing Director and (third-left) Fahad Al-Muhaysin, Saudia Airlines Manager, Italy-Greece-Cyprus-Malta.

  • Saudia Airlines on June 06, launched direct flights between Riyadh (RUH) and Athens (ATH)resuming services to the Greek capital after a period of 11 years. The 2,583-kilometre sector distance between both capitals will operate four times a week utilising an A320 aircraft. Ioanna Papadopoulou, AIA Communications & Marketing Director said during an event which was held on the eve of the Riyadh-Athens route launch.“Saudia’s arrival to Athens International Airport is a significant development for us,” Padopoulou further enthused the significance of Saudia’s re-entry into the Greek market, and suggested that traveling from the Greek-capital of Athens will benefit the carriers dense network to destinations not directly connected to Athens International Airport.


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