Articles Tagged ‘RUH’

Emirates resumes services to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and St Petersburg

Emirates resumes services to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and St Petersburg

Emirates restarted services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 11 September, while St Petersburg services will restart from 8 October. The resumptions build on Emirates’ growing global footprint, the continued lifting of entry restrictions, and demand recovery across the airline’s network.

King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh welcomes new airline SkyUp and new flynas route

King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh welcomes new airline SkyUp and new flynas route

King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh is experiencing continued growth. On 5 August 2021, the airport welcomed a new airline, SkyUp, which launched services to Kyiv. Meanwhile, flynas has also launched a new route from KKIA in Riyadh to Tashkent.

King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh celebrates multiple route launches with flynas and flyadeal

King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh celebrates multiple route launches with flynas and flyadeal

It has been a busy few weeks at King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh in terms of route launches. flynas has started several new routes and flyadeal started its first international service, having previously only operated domestic services.


SAUDIA resumes routes from Vienna to Riyadh and Jeddah

SAUDIA resumes routes from Vienna to Riyadh and Jeddah

SAUDIA resumed services linking Vienna with Riyadh and Jeddah on 1 July 2021. An A320 is deployed for two weekly frequencies on both routes to the Saudi Arabian capital city of Riyadh and to the important Saudi seaport of Jeddah.

Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

We explore Air Arabia’s Sharjah network, with many changes over pre-coronavirus S19.  The carrier’s longest route, to Kuala Lumpur, will use A321neos.

Dubai to Heathrow now world’s top international market

Dubai to Heathrow now world’s top international market

Dubai to Heathrow now #1 by seats – it wasn’t even in the top-10 last winter. There has been huge change, with nine of the top-10 now different.


Delhi's top-20 international routes had 7.5 million P2P passengers in 2019

Delhi’s top-20 international routes had 7.5 million P2P passengers in 2019

With Air India announcing Delhi – Vancouver and United starting Chicago, we explore Delhi’s top-20 international routes last year. Where features?

flynas launches Najran flights from Riyadh

flynas launches Najran flights from Riyadh

flynas begins four-weekly flights between Riyadh and Najran.

New airline routes launched (27 November – 05 December)

New airline routes launched (27 November – 05 December)

Amongst this week’s new airline routes launched, Flyadeal launched a Riyadh to Yanbu service, and Air Seychelles connected Tel Aviv with Mahé.


Flyadeal launches three new routes in a week; now has 11 domestic destinations

Flyadeal launches three new routes in a week; now has 11 domestic destinations

Flyadeal launches three new routes, including services between Riyadh and Taif, alongside flights to Yanbu from Dammam and Riyadh. 

Saudi Arabia – India bilateral increases 78% to 50,000 weekly seats

Saudi Arabia – India bilateral increases 78% to 50,000 weekly seats

Weekly seats from India – Saudi Arabia increase 78% to 50,000. 5.3 million passengers were carried in the last year, but only 37% were non-stop. Many opportunities remain.

New airline routes launched (07 October – 18 October)

New airline routes launched (07 October – 18 October)

In this week’s edition of new routes launched, IndiGo wins Route of the Week with Delhi to Riyadh services and Spirit opens a new base in Nashville…