flynas Surprises Sultan Al-Shehri, the youngest Media Talent in the Arab world

Riyadh – January 14: flynas, the national Saudi carrier and leading low cost airline in the Middle East, celebrated Sultan Al-Shehri, the winner of the youngest Media Talent award in the Achievements Makers Conference 2017 on a flight heading from Riyadh to Taif on Wednesday 10 January 2018. This celebration is part of flynas’ initiatives to celebrate and reward national talents.

flynas arranged a surprise for Sultan and his mother on board. Their booking was upgraded to business class and the talented Sultan's name and award were announced on board. In addition, the captain presented a certificate of honor signed by flynas’ Chief Executive Officer Mr. Bandar Al-Muhanna, and granted him free flynas travel coupons.

Celebrating and supporting young talents is part of flynas’ social responsibility commitment towards the community and its members.

Mr. Bandar Al-Muhanna, CEO of flynas, announced the launch of Future Nas initiative where he explained that as a Saudi company, it is our duty and responsibility towards our nation and society to celebrate the achievements of its members.

He added, “We in flynas wish the talented Sultan Al-Shehri to succeed and fulfill his dreams. We will take this opportunity to announce flynas’ initiative to celebrate talents and young heroes through the Future Nas program which will cover the cost of any Saudi talent travelling to participate in any competition, contest or honoring ceremony within any of flynas’ domestic or international networks. Full details of the initiative will be announced on the flynas website and social media accounts.”

Sultan Al-Shehri's mother, Raesa Al-Omari, said “I thank flynas for their support to the young creative Saudis, and for honoring my son Sultan and encouraging his talent”.

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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