flynas the official sponsor for Riyadh’s 2030 Asian Games bid


Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 03rd November 2020:

flynas, the national Saudi air carrier and leading low-cost airline in the Middle East announced that it will be the official sponsor for ‘Riyadh 2030’ campaign for the Saudi capital’s candidacy to host the 21st Asian Games. flynas voiced its eagerness to support the Kingdom's quest to host Asia’s largest sports event, in which 45 countries and over 10,000 athletes participate in 40 different games.

His Highness Prince Fahd bin Jalawi, Vice President of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee and Executive Director of the ‘Riyadh 2030’ campaign thanked flynas for its support of the campaign. “We are proud of the excellent support ‘Riyadh 2030’ has received from the leading national companies, showing enthusiasm and contributing to the Kingdom’s recognition across international forums, and improving its global position.”

For his part, flynas CEO, Mr. Bander Almohanna, said “Riyadh’s candidacy to host the 21st Asian Games is a source of pride for us and indicates the quantum leaps the Kingdom has made in a record time, especially in the field of sports under the astute guidance of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Highness the Crown Prince, as well as the efforts of the Ministry of Sports, represented by H.H Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal. We are proud to support this acclaimed journey, which once again proves that Saudi Vision 2030 is swiftly moving towards achieving higher goals and aspirations.”

Almohanna added, “As we have previously put all our capacities at the service of the Kingdom’s travel and tourism sector, flynas will make sure to provide all the support needed to transform the Saudi capital into a venue for international sports events. We will always work to keep pace with these milestones that our beloved Kingdom is achieving through our plans to develop flynas’ fleet and offerings in order to better serve the world-class forums hosted by the Kingdom. "

The Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee recently submitted a formal request to the Olympic Council of Asia regarding Riyadh’s hosting of the 2030 Asian Games. The proposal showcased the ambitious Saudi Vision 2030 and the Kingdom’s advanced infrastructure which underpins a unique cultural, technical and sporting experience, supporting Riyadh’s position as a candidate host for this significant event.

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 Aircrafts, operating over 1,200 flights weekly to 35 domestic destinations and 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, 2018, and 2019, as well as the prestigious Skytrax Award for Middle East’s Best Low-Cost Airline in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

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