Al-Sarhan: “We listen to our guests and offer appropriate solutions for their needs to reinforce our role as the national carrier”
Jeddah, July 2014: In keeping with its focus on caring for its guests, flynas, the Saudi national carrier, has announced that it is operating additional flights to several domestic and international destinations as part of its efforts to accommodate the needs of travelers during Eid al-Fitr holiday.
Mr. Wael Al-Sarhan, Director of Marketing and Communication at flynas, stated that: "Eid al-Fitr is one of the peak periods for travel, especially to favourite regional destinations. At flynas we continuously seek to reinforce our role as the national carrier that listens to its guests and provides appropriate solutions to meet their travel needs. Accordingly, as part of our flynas holidays program we are operating extra flights to several of our most popular destinations’”:
flynas is adding the following flights:
Additional flight from Riyadh to Amman, Jordan starting from July 25th.
Additional flight from Jeddah to Istanbul on the Airbus A330, starting July 27th.
Additional flight from Riyadh to Istanbul, starting July 28th.
Additional flight from Riyadh to Sharm El-Sheikh, starting July 28th.
flynas recently announced that it will launch direct flights between King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh and London Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom, starting July 27, 2014, which coincides with the Eid al-Fitr holiday, as an extension of the flynas Global Routes Program which includes destinations in three continents: Asia, Africa and Europe.
As part of its 20 × 20 strategy that targets transporting 20 million passengers per year by 2020, flynas has recently begun to expand its operations both domestically and internationally, in addition to pioneering a new concept in the world of aviation (LCC +), which gives flynas guests the option to add multiple features to their travels, including Business Class, pre-ordering hot meals, pre-booking the in-flight smart entertainment services on long-haul flights, and other services, while continuing to provide the flights at competitive prices.
flynas is a leading low-cost carrier with added value (Low Cost Carrier Plus) from Saudi Arabia with a young fleet of 27 aircraft, operating nearly 950 weekly flights on 26 destinations within and outside of Saudi Arabia. Launched in 2007, flynas has successfully operated over 140,000 flights carrying more than 15 million passengers, a number that has steadily grown over the years.
flynas unveiled a new modern identity in 2013 and made significant investments in enhancing its aircraft fleet and introducing a dedicated Business Class Cabin.
In 2014, flynas has launched and pioneered the Low Cost Carrier Plus (LCC+) concept that allows the carrier to offer its passengers value-added, services-driven, yet affordable international air travel on both Business Class and Economy Class, as part of its Global Flight Routes program. This program will drive the future growth of flynas, as it expands its presence on three continents – Asia, Africa and Europe.
In 2013, flynas carried 3.3 million passengers; its highest ever since its launch.