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flyadeal to add Abha in February 2018

flyadeal will soon add Abha to its growing route network. The new destination will be the airline’s fifth destination from Jeddah and third from Riyadh, after having launched flights to Dammam, Qassim and Jazan in its first three months of commencing operations.

The new destination is made possible with the arrival of the fifth brand new A320 aircraft, Al-Kawkab (The Star). The new flights will be connected to both Jeddah and Riyadh from 1 February 2018, with two daily flights between the cities.

Chairman of flyadeal, HE Eng Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser said: “flyadeal has focused on providing service, flexibility, and convenience. With the opening of the Abha route, we connect travellers point to point within the Kingdom with a new low fare service. In the months ahead, we look forward to even further expansion both domestically and internationally.”

The fares will start from SAR 98 between Abha and Jeddah and from SAR 108 between Abha and Riyadh, each way. The fly fare includes cabin baggage allowance of 10 kg and does not include hold baggage.

flyadeal prepares for launch with first aircraft delivery

flyadeal, the newly established low-fare airline in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), has taken delivery of its first aircraft and the first of eight Airbus A320ceos. The new aircraft will arrive between now and mid- 2018. The eight aircraft are part of the airline’s initial fleet plan, with future growth in coming years.

Chairman of flydeal, H E Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser said: “Saudi Arabia has launched its Vision 2030; a strategic platform for future development of the Kingdom where transportation and tourism are key pillars. The launch of flyadeal is essential to contributing to continued growth in air travel in Saudi Arabia and beyond.”

The airline is focused on providing a low-fare, high-value product to the growing travel segment in the Kingdom. flyadeal will commence operations on 23 September 2017, the national day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The airline will serve domestic points initially before expanding in the Middle East region.