flyadeal launches first flight to Dammam

The new flight from Jeddah non-stop to Dammam is part of flyadeal’s expansion plan across the Kingdom.
Updated 09 November 2017
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flyadeal launches first flight to Dammam

flyadeal, Saudi Arabia’s new low-fare airline, flew its first flight to Dammam landing at King Fahd International Airport on Wednesday (Nov. 1).
The new flight from Jeddah non-stop to Dammam is part of flyadeal’s expansion plan across the Kingdom, serving key gateway cities.
Chairman of flyadeal, Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser said: “The early success of flyadeal has been largely attributed to meeting our customers’ demand for new destinations, prompting the start of additional frequencies and launch of new routes in a short period of time. We are pleased to now be expanding to our third destination — Dammam — in just five weeks, since the start of the airline.”
Turki A. Al-Jawini, CEO of Dammam Airports Company (DACO), congratulated Flyadeal on the commencement of operations to and from KFIA. He said the addition of flyadeal to the DACO family will add value to the airport specifically and to the region at large and is on track to contribute to development of tourism in the Eastern Province.
Al-Jawini also indicated that the increased competition among carriers operating in Saudi Arabia will help to drive down costs.
Con Korfiatis, CEO of flyadeal, said: “We are excited to mark yet another milestone for flyadeal as we start flying to Dammam. This was made possible with the arrival of Al-Sayf, our third aircraft, which has helped us broaden our reach across the Kingdom allowing more customers to experience everyday low fares. We are delighted to make our entry into the dynamic industrial hub of Dammam and the Eastern Province. We are launching with one daily flight in the morning and adding an evening flight on Nov. 15. This twice a day schedule was created with both, business and leisure travelers in mind. The flights went on sale on Oct. 24 on flyadeal.com and the sales have been very strong.”
flyadeal’s new route to Dammam was a popular choice among customers on social media platforms. flyadeal is expected to announce new routes in the coming months as it continues to expand operations across Saudi Arabia and the region.


Things to do at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh is an idyllic holiday destination.
Updated 09 December 2018
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Things to do at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh offers an ideal holiday experience — whether you are looking for a romantic break or a family gathering. There are a number of activities that can be enjoyed at this hillside resort:

1. Scuba diving 

With an easy access to more than 70 dive sites, adventure seekers can either go for wreck diving to explore the shipwreck sites of Thistlegorm and Dunraven or for a chance to spot rare underwater creatures, colorful coral reef, and myriad marine life just off shore. 

2. A Bedouin dinner experience

Enjoy an authentic dinner under an endlessly starry sky, where the shadows and firelight dance invitingly and the sound of waves on the shore mixes with the exhilarating notes of traditional music. 

3. Desert adventures

Experience the spiritual power of Sinai mountains and live the real safari, the way Bedouins have done thousands of years ago. 

4. Swim with the dolphins 

Experience an amusing opportunity to see, feed, dance and swim with the dolphins, trained to perform tricks, jumps, and many fun activities. Capture a picture-perfect family moment in a fun-filled open air theater. 

5. Spa specialties inspired by ancient Egypt 

After a day in the desert sun, retreat to the spa for a luxurious bath of honey and milk followed by a relaxing massage with the Cleopatra treatment, which will leave you feeling like royalty. 

6. Kids’ club

Keep the little ones busy with different activities every day, such as making handmade Pyramid hats, belly dancing lessons, making cartouches with Egyptian hieroglyphs, sandcastles on the beach and treasure diving in the pool.

7. Classic keepsakes to take back home

For souvenirs, visit Soho Square adjacent to Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh. At night, Soho Square becomes a hub for entertainment, shopping, clubbing and activities. It has numerous pieces of public art, a dancing fountain and kids arcade.

8. Saint Catherine Monastery and biblical landmarks

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Saint Catherine Monastery situated at the foot of Mount Sinai is the most scenic spot in Sharm El Sheikh. The resort’s concierge team can help arrange a trip to climb Mount Sinai at sunset and see the stunning landscapes painted in gold and orange hues.