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SAUDIA Adds New And Seasonal Destination To Its Summer 2023 Schedule


SAUDIA Adds New And Seasonal Destination To Its Summer 2023 Schedule


Saudia, the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, has announced its operational plan for the summer of 2023, offering more than 7.4 million seats for domestic and international routes during July and August.


The plan represents a 10 percent increase in seat capacity compared to the same period in 2022, reflecting the growing demand for air travel in the post-pandemic era.


The airline will operate more than 32,4000 flights, a 4 percent increase from last year, covering a wide range of destinations across the Middle East, Asia, Europe and North America.


For international flights, Saudia is providing more than 4.2 million seats, a 16 percent increase from last year. The airline will also introduce more than 14,800 flights, a 15 percent increase from last year.


Some of the new or seasonal destinations that Saudia will fly to include Athens, Barcelona, Baku, Dubrovnik, Geneva, Malaga, Munich, Nice, Salzburg, and Tbilisi.


On domestic routes, Saudi will offer more than 3.2 million seats through 17.600 flights, connecting the Kingdom's major cities and regions.


The operational plan also includes measures to ensure smooth operations, efficient reservations, and streamlined processes at airports. The airline has implemented comprehensive procedures and prepared the necessary facilities to cope with the expected surge in passenger traffic during the peak seasons.


Saudia's CEO Captain Ibrahim Koshy said: "We are pleased to announce our operational plan for the summer of 2023, which reflects our commitment to meet the needs and expectations of our guests. We have increased our seat capacity and flight frequency to offer more options and flexibility for travellers. We have also introduced new and seasonal destinations to cater to the diverse preferences and interests of our guests".


He added: "We are also prepared to face the various challenges in the aviation industry, especially during this critical period of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. We have taken all the necessary precautions and measures to ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff. We have also enhanced our digital services and platforms to provide a seamless and convenient travel experience for our guests".


Saudia is one of the largest airlines in the Middle East and a member of the Sky Team alliance. It operates a modern fleet of more than 150 aircraft and flies to over 100 destinations worldwide.


For more information on how to book tickets and see the full list of destinations, visit www.saudia.com.

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