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Saudia Begins Tunisia And Malaysia Flights

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Direct flights between Saudi Arabia and Tunisia and Malaysia have been announced by the national airline, Saudia.

The airline stated that the new flights from Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport to Tunis and Kuala Lumpur are part of its commitment to the Air Connectivity Program.

The two flights will begin operations on September 1, 2022, and will transport more pilgrims during the upcoming Umrah season.

Saudi recently announced flights to Barcelona, Zurich, Amsterdam, and Seoul as part of its Air Connectivity Program collaboration.

As part of its commitment to the programme, the airline expects to add additional international connections. Saudia currently serves over 100 destinations on four continents.

Saudia carried nearly 4.8 million international passengers in the first half of 2022, a 242 percent increase over the same period in 2021. It flew 28,600 international flights in H1 2022, up 156% year on year.

Domestically, Saudia carried 6.2 million passengers (a 32% increase) on more than 52,000 flights throughout the kingdom (an increase of 5 per cent).

The total number of scheduled and chartered flights increased by 33% to 80,500, while total flight hours increased by 71% to 212,000.

Info source – Business Traveller

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