03 MAR 2014

WWE LIVE™ shows come to Saudi Arabia for the first time ever in the Kingdom with the participation of world wrestling superstars

Riyadh, January 2014: flynas, Saudi Arabia’s National Carrier, will be the official Aviation Sponsor for the WWE LIVE™ shows scheduled to take place in April 17, 18 & 19 for the first time ever in Saudi Arabia. The venue of the shows is the Green Halls Stadium at the Prince Faisal bin Fahad Olympic Games Complex in Riyadh.

The appointment of flynas was announced during a press conference held by TIME Events & FLASH Entertainment, the organizers of the WWE LIVE™ shows, which was held at Al Faisaliah Hotel in presence of the WWE superstar Kofi Kingston.

Mr. Yazid Al Rasheed, Brand Manager at flynas, commented “flynas is extremely glad to be appointed as the Aviation for WWE LIVE™ shows which represents a great boost for the tourism and entertainment industry in the Kingdom.”

Mr. Al Rasheed confirmed that top wrestling superstars such as John Cena, Kofi Kingston and others will fly to Riyadh in response to the long-awaited dreams of wrestling fans and followers who eagerly watch this sport through TV channels.

flynas as The Aviation Sponsor for this major entertainment show will offer flights with competitive fares for WWE fans travelling to Riyadh to attend the WWE LIVE™ shows and help them to make their dream come true of watching their favorite superstars in real live action.

Adding his comments, Mr. Ahmed Al Mashhadi, General Manager of Time Events said, “ I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation for flynas’s initiative in supporting this world-class event showing outstanding support. I would also like to thank our other partners who are putting all the efforts needed to present this event which is taking  place in Saudi Arabia for the first time by the best resources and preparations.”

flynas is sponsoring recently a series of social activities that contribute and add  high value to the community which is a part of  flynas’s mission as the Saudi Arabia's National Carrier.”

Since its launch in 2007, flynas has carried more than 15 million passengers on 140,000 flights, with the highest rate of growth recorded in 2013 when the airline carried 3.3 million passengers. With a young fleet consisting of 27 aircraft with Business and Economy class services, the recent re-branding and services development has given flynas the capability for further growth as the airline continues to expand by adding more and more key destinations to its local, regional and international route map as part of its 20X20 strategy targeting 20 million passengers a year by 2020.