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First Alfursan lounge outside KSA

We are pleased to announce the opening of the new Alfursan lounge at the new terminal 2 in Cairo International Airport. It is the first Alfursan lounge outside the kingdom, and will enhance Alfursan members experience, providing all the necessary requirements to provide quality services at a high standard.

Alfursan lounge is equipped according to the highest levels of luxury in an area of 1,500 square meters and can accommodate up to 300 guests. It boasts a panoramic view of the airport apron, offers many snack and refreshments areas, and relaxation zones, which also include an integrated business services conference room equipped with everything necessary to accomplish business. Relax now with a highly qualified staff to provide the best service and levels of care for Alfursan members and their guests.

To know more about the Alfursan lounges please click here.

New route to Manchester

This summer SAUDIA will launch a new route from Riyadh to Manchester, flying twice a week on a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, starting from June 23, 2017. This will be the second direct route to Manchester beside the current 5 weekly flights from Jeddah. Manchester is the second destination for SAUDIA in the UK after London, the capital.

Manchester is known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution. Manchester has a proud history in science, arts and sport. Today, the city combines this heritage with a progressive vision to be a city that delivers surprise and delight in equal measures.

Skyteam marks five years of SkyPriority benefits

Five years ago, SkyTeam became the first global airline alliance to offer aligned priority benefits for top customers when it launched SkyPriority. Designed to make travel more seamless for First, Business and Elite Plus passengers flying on all SkyTeam member airlines, today SkyPriority is offered at more than 1,000 airports across the globe.

SkyPriority offers eligible travelers a suite of priority airport benefits. Highlights include:

  • Priority: at check-in, baggage drop off, security and immigration, ticket and transfer desks, boarding and baggage collection.
  • Clear branding: easily-identifiable signs at each location and indicators on boarding passes ensure seamless access to services.
  • SkyPriority Finder: available on and SkyTeam APP it allows customers to discover which services are available in airports they are flying to/from.
  • SkyPriority Customer Audit APP: Eligible customers wishing to join the SkyPriority Panel program can enrol via After enrolment, customers are welcome to download the application and review their travel experience from mobile devices.

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