(05 July 2022, 10:45 +07)
Saudi Arabian Airlines has launched direct
flights between Jeddah and Barcelona, Spain.
The service has been launched in partnership with
The Air Connectivity Program, an initiative created to assist the
improvement of the Saudi tourism sector in alignment with the
Kingdom’s goals of Vision 2030.
Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 787
In collaboration with the
program, newly established flight routes between the Kingdom and
Zurich have already been established, with two extra routes
anticipated to be introduced at a later date.
Sultan Otaify, VP Strategy and Communication of
The Air Connectivity Program, mentioned, “This thrilling partnership
with Saudia allows the Kingdom’s air connectivity and capability,
offering higher air journey entry to vacationers and assist the
Kingdom in realizing its bold tourism goals.”
After seasonal operations, the route will grow to be a
scheduled twice weekly flight from 30 August 2022.
Flight SV0229 is scheduled to take off from Jeddah
each Tuesday and Saturday at 10:20, arriving in Barcelona at
The return leg, flight SV0228, is timed to depart
Barcelona at 16:10, touchdown in Jeddah at 22:35.
Essam Akhonbay, Saudia’s VP Marketing &
Product Management, mentioned, “This collaboration advantages Saudia’s
strategic goal of bringing the world to the Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia. The direct scheduled flights to and from Barcelona all
yr spherical will improve the tourism and enterprise site visitors between
the 2 locations.”