Articles Tagged ‘RUH’

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…

IndiGo connects Riyadh from Mumbai and Delhi

IndiGo connects Riyadh from Mumbai and Delhi

IndiGo launches daily flights to the Saudi capital on 12 and 13 October.

Flynas commences services to Calicut and Lucknow

Flynas commences services to Calicut and Lucknow

Flynas launches services from Riyadh and Dammam to Lucknow, and a Calicut flight from Riyadh.


Despite Jet Airways' end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

Despite Jet Airways’ end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

159 routes operate between the Gulf and India. Dubai International is the most-served airport and Emirates is the largest airline, but not at group level.

Saudia: the giant awakes, adding 11 million seats since 2015

Saudia: the giant awakes, adding 11 million seats since 2015

High costs, 42,000 staff, loss-making and heavily subsidised. It’s a wonder Saudia’s first foreign CEO wanted the top job. Saudia has grown very strongly in the past few years from the country’s Vision 2030. VFR markets remain crucial for Saudia, and always will. With Jeddah’s new terminal and coming A321LR/XLRs, what is the role of […]

SpiceJet adds some heat to Mumbai-Riyadh route

SpiceJet adds some heat to Mumbai-Riyadh route

SpiceJet becomes the first LCC to fly between Mumbai and Riyadh.


flynas ventures into New Delhi

flynas ventures into New Delhi

flynas inaugurated its latest airline route launch with the introduction of Riyadh to New Delhi on 01 July.

New airline routes launched (04 June – 10 June 2019)

New airline routes launched (04 June – 10 June 2019)

In this week’s edition, a total of 29 new routes were launched by some 21 airlines, including KLM’s new nonstop service between Amsterdam and Las Vegas- the first direct connection between Holland and the US state of Nevada.

Saudia relaunches Riyadh to Athens route

Saudia relaunches Riyadh to Athens route

Saudia Airlines relaunched Riyadh to Athens route on 06 June.