flynas concluded 2017 with 60,000 flights carrying more than 6.4 Million Passengers

Riyadh - February 25: flynas, the national Saudi carrier and leading low cost airline in the Middle East announced that it successfully concluded 2017 with 60,000 domestic and international flights carrying and serving more than 6.4 million passengers, using a modern fleet of 31 aircraft.

Mr. Bandar Al-Muhanna , Chief Executive Officer of flynas, commented by saying :”2017 was yet another successful year for flynas. We are honored to have served 4.4 million passengers on 41,000 domestic flights, and 2 million passengers on 19,000 international flights. At flynas we consolidate our efforts to achieve positive results while delivering best-in-class customer service and high standards of excellence.”

Mr. Bandar Al-Muhanna added, “We step into 2018 with ambitious plans to expand our international and regional network, especially in line with the conclusion of our agreement with Airbus. The SR. 32 billion deal which is considered the 2nd largest of its kind in the Middle East will add 120, A320 Neo aircraft to our current fleet.

Al-Muhanna concluded, “The beginning of 2018 marked the launch of flights between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan where flynas launched new flights from Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam to Lahore and Islamabad, to further serve pilgrims from various destinations around the globe.”

With reaching the 11th anniversary of its first flight, flynas promises its passengers a continuously unique travel experience with newly included domestic and international destinations in 2018.

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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