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SAUDIA launches in Trivandrum

SAUDIA has officially launched their eighth route in India, to the Capital of Kerala Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum). This destination is home to British colonial architecture, art galleries and a springboard to the nearby beach resorts of Kovalam and Varkala. The service will satisfy both religious and business segments and will also facilitate holidaymakers in the entire state of Kerala.

Operated by an Airbus A330-300, SAUDIA will be running a service from the Kingdom five times per week, three flights from Riyadh and two from Jeddah. The new route will be served in a two-class configuration, with a total of 298 seats including 36 in Business Class and 262 in Economy Class.

The first commercial flight to Trivandrum was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony upon departure from Riyadh where it took off with a nearly full load of business and expatriate passengers.

In addition to the new flight schedule, SAUDIA have also opened a reservation office in Trivandrum to service customers directly on the ground.

Alwefaq 100,000 miles winner

SAUDIA are thrilled to announce that Mr. Abdullah bin Saeed bin Mohammed Al Shahrani is the winner of the 100,000 bonus miles with Al Wefaq Rent a Car.

Al Wefaq Rent a Car is one of the most reliable car rental services in the region with over 60 branches inside cities and airports of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Republic of Egypt, and Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

As part of our exclusive partnership, Al Wefaq offered Alfursan members the chance to win 100,000 Alfursan Miles when they rented any vehicle during the month of September.

A warm congratulations to Mr. Abdullah from the entire SAUDIA team.

SAUDIA receives four-star passenger ranking

SAUDIA are pleased to announce they have been awarded a four-star rating from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (Apex). The Apex Airline Rating is based on passengers’ verified feedback, referred to as The Official Airline Ratings.

The event was held at the Long Beach Convention Center in California as part of the Apex Expo 2017 with more than 3,000 airline industry attendees including; airlines executives, content providers, original equipment manufacturers, systems manufacturers and many more.

Commenting on the award, Saudi Arabian Airlines director general, Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, said: “Our team are dedicated to providing the highest standard of services to each of our guests. We have introduced a range of new products and technological enhancements, making it even more seamless and convenient to experience flying with SAUDIA.”

SAUDIA look forward to continuing to serve their passengers with the utmost of excellence in the future.

Your chance to choose SAUDIA as your favorite airline

The Skytrax World Airline Awards celebrate excellence in the global airline industry. The annual Skytrax Awards for Global Airline are the Oscars in the aviation world.

SAUDIA is committed to exceeding Alfursan Member and Guest expectations, and strives to deliver a world-class service, both in the air and on the ground.

The Skytrax World Airline Awards provides different aspects of ratings as follows:

  • Best Airline
  • Best Airline Seat
  • Best Lounges
  • Best Cabin Staff
  • Best Airline Meals
  • Best Inflight Entertainment

If you’ve enjoyed your experience with SAUDIA and the Alfursan program, please show your support by casting your vote for SAUDIA in the Skytrax World Airline Awards. To complete the short surveys, just visit

SAUDIA launches two weekly flights from Jeddah to Bagdad

We are excited to announce adding Bagdad to SAUDIA list of destinations.

Bagdad is the airline’s latest destination and 89th destination overall. SAUDIA will operate Two-flights-weekly from Jeddah, by the A333 aircraft that includes 36 business class seats and 262 economy seats.

Those flying from Bagdad will be able to take advantage of the airline’s connecting flights to 120 domestic and international destinations across Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

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