flynas launched new direct flight Jeddah - Algeria

Riyadh - March 11: fynas, the Saudi national carrier and the leading low-cost airline in the Middle East announced the launch of its direct flights from Jeddah to Algeria, in line with carrier’s expansion plans to add new destinations in 2018, aiming to particularly serve pilgrims and visitors of the Kingdom.

The first flynas flight from Jeddah to Algeria departed on Sunday 11th March 2018 at 5:30 pm, and the return flight from Algeria to Madinah at 1:00 am. The biweekly flights to Algeria are served by the newly joined Boeing 767. Flights can be booked through sales agents, flynas website or flynas application.

“We are pleased to launch our first flights to Algeria today and link the two countries as part of our expansion plans in the African continent to serve pilgrims and travellers.” said Bandar Al-Muhanna, Chief Executive Officer of flynas, on this occasion.

Al-Muhanna concluded, “At flynas we are in the process of expanding our international network by adding more destinations in 2018 thus providing new competitive options for millions of our passengers. These plans will be supported by the arrival of the first A320neo aircraft that is part of our SR 32 billion deal with Airbus company which was concluded in 2017, thus adding 120 aircraft to our fleet.”

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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