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Flynas signs $2.4bn deal for 10 new aircraft
June 24, 2019

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has signed a $2.4 billion with Airbus for 10 A321XLR aircraft.

As part of the memorandum of understanding (MoU), the airline will also upsize 10 of the A320neo it currently has on order to the A321neo.

The A321XLR is the step up from the A321LR which responds"...

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flynas signs $2.4 billion deal with Airbus to buy 20 aircraft
June 23, 2019

PARIS — flynas, a Saudi national air carrier and leading low-cost airline in the Middle East, announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Airbus to purchase 20 of the latest A321XLR and A321LR aircraft to be received by 2023 with a total value of $2.4 billion (SR9 billion). The deal was announced last Thursday (June 20) at The Paris Air Show.

Ayed Al-Jeaid, Chairman of flynas, said “today, we are pleased to sign the"...

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Aeroflot expands route network for Summer 2019
June 23, 2019

MOSCOW — This summer Aeroflot has launched new flights to more destinations in Russia and abroad. From June 1, Aeroflot is operating five weekly flights from Moscow to Marseille, France's second largest city and a renowned cultural and historical centere. Another destination in the Mediterranean that was added to Aeroflot's route network is Palma de Mallorca – Aeroflot is now operating four weekly flights to the largest city of the Balearic Islands....

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Saudi Arabia’s Flynas agrees to order 10 long-range Airbus A321s
June 22, 2019

Saudi Arabian budget airline Flynas signed a preliminary order with Airbus for 10 long-range A321 aircraft, the A321XLR, as it seeks to expand its route network.

As part of the deal, the low-cost carrier also agreed to upgrade a previous order for 10 A320neo jets to the A321neo, it said on Thursday.

The A321 is"...

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Saudi defense partnerships signed at Paris Air Show
June 20, 2019

PARIS: Saudi defense chiefs signed a number of strategic partnerships with major global companies while taking part in the prestigious Paris Air Show.
The pavilion of the Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) company received a succession of key aerospace-industry figures during the Kingdom’s first exhibition appearance at the world’s largest aviation event.
High-profile visitors welcomed by SAMI chief executive offer, Andreas Schwer, included"...

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Saudia places $7.4bn Airbus plane order in Paris
June 19, 2019

Saudi Arabian Airlines, the kingdom's national airline, said Tuesday it had ordered 65 A320neo-type aircraft from Airbus, worth more than $7.4 billion at list prices, giving an early boost to the European manufacturer at the Paris Air Show.

The French aerospace bonanza is traditionally a key theatre for rivals Airbus and Boeing to clock up orders, but this year Boeing enters the race"...

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SAUDIA introduces new amenity kits
June 17, 2019

JEDDAH — Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has launched a unique set of collector-edition amenity kits under the brand ‘Fly Through Our Heritage’.

The new comfort kits provide a mosaic of colors and images which represent the features and cultural elements from five regions of Saudi Arabia: Southern region (Al-Qatt Al-Asiri Decorative Art), Eastern region (Al-Ahsa Pattern Decorative"...

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First Saudi female commercial pilot
June 15, 2019

Riyadh — Yasmeen Al-Maimani has become the first Saudi female pilot in commercial airlines, six years after she obtained her aviation license from the Saudi Civil Aviation Authority.

In an Instagram post on Monday, she expressed her happiness by saying, “Thank God, I achieved my dream today. Released as First Officer.” She also published a picture of herself in the cockpit.

Al-Maimani had completed 300 hours of flying practice"...

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Saudia Cargo transports 175 tons of WWE equipment
June 9, 2019

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company (Saudia Cargo) transported 175 tons of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) equipment to Jeddah from Maastricht in the Netherlands, for the WWE event that took place at King Abdullah Sports City on Friday.
Saudia Cargo was supporting this global sporting event for the third time. The air freight carrier provided all its logistical capabilities to bring the WWE wrestling ring equipment of the show that were forwarded by Sound Moves"...

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Saudi Airlines Launches Marrakech-Jeddah Direct Flight
June 8, 2019

Rabat – Saudi Airlines launched the first direct Marrakech-Jeddah flight on Thursday.

A Boeing (B787-9) Dreamliner with 274 passengers landed at the Marrakech Menara Airport on Thursday, marking the airline’s first ever Marrakech-Jeddah flight.

The flight will serve the destination with three times"...

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