SAUDIA starts flights to Erbil from October 1st
SAUDIA, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s national flag carrier announces its second destination to Iraq, to Erbil from October 1 this year.
The new route will operate three-times-weekly, nonstop from Jeddah.
Saudi Arabian Airlines Director General, His Excellency Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser commented on the new route: “SAUDIA is expanding its route network consistently, increasing air links and seat capacity both intra-regionally and internationally,”.
Continued Mr. Al-Jasser: “Following the airline’s start of flights to Baghdad, the increase in travel demand between the two countries within a short period of time has provided growth opportunities, and eventually the introduction of an additional station to support and facilitate the expansion in cooperation”.
SAUDIA’s growing route network and double-digit passenger growth has seen the airline carry more than 22 million passengers between January and July this year.