flynas to operate 68 weekly Flights to the Southern Region

Riyadh – February 6: In line with its strategy to cover areas of high demand and meet the needs of its passengers, flynas, the national Saudi carrier and leading low cost airline in the Middle East, announced additional flights to Abha and Jazan departing from Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam.

A daily flight between Riyadh and Abha will be added to be 35 weekly flights, 4 flights between Jeddah and Jazan will be added to the 19 weekly flights, and 4 flights between Dammam and Abha will be added to be 14 weekly flights.

“We pay great attention to the needs of our passengers and we cater to the growing demand by adding new flights. Since the southern region is witnessing a constant growing demand, we increased the number of flynas flights to Abha and Jazan with additional flights to Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam. As we step into a new decade in flynas’ operating journey, we will continue to develop and serve our passengers to further enhance and strengthen our positioning as the leading economic airline in the region." Bandar Al-Muhanna, CEO of flynas, said.

After thorough considerations of flynas readiness and capabilities, the Civil Aviation Authority chose flynas as the national carrier of the Kingdom's southern region. The increase in flights to the southern regions is a result of flynas’ strategic operations in Abha Airport being a vital airport since the end of 2016.

About flynas:

Established in 2007, flynas is the national Saudi Carrier and the leading low cost airline in the Middle East with a fleet of 30 Airbus A320 Aircraft, operating over 1,100 flights weekly to 17 domestic destinations and 53 international destinations. Since its launch, flynas has successfully carried more than 38 million passengers from its bases of Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam and Abha.

flynas’ high value offerings, on-time performance and superior customer service earned flynas the award for Middle East’s Leading Low Cost Airline from World Travel Awards 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, as well as the prestigious Skytrax Award for Middle East’s Best Low Cost Airline in 2017.

Continuing to grow and invest in its products and brand, flynas unveiled a new modern identity in 2013, and made significant investments in 2014, enhancing its aircraft fleet, introducing a dedicated Business class, launching new diversified services. flynas further expanded its partnership portfolio with the signing of an agreement with Airbus to purchase 120 new A320NEO aircraft at a list value of US$8.6 billion, which is considered the second largest agreement in the region, in addition to signing a codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways, Pegasus Airlines and Jet Airways.

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