flyadeal participates in 8th Jeddah International Travel & Tourism Exhibition

Prince Abdulaziz bin Faisal bin Abdulmajeed Al-Saud received a flyadeal aircraft model as a small gesture of appreciation for his visit.
Updated 05 March 2018
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flyadeal participates in 8th Jeddah International Travel & Tourism Exhibition

flyadeal, Saudi Arabia’s low-fare airline, recently participated at the 8th Jeddah International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (JTTX) at the Jeddah Hilton Hotel. The annual event is highly sought after as a leading platform for the development of the travel and tourism industry in the Kingdom.
flyadeal showcased various innovative e-services listed on www.flyadeal.com. The website was designed with modern vivid colors to reflect the airline’s attitude and allows users to book their seats, select their meals and safely pay for their flight fares. In addition to the services offered onboard, the brand-new A320 aircraft offers one single-class configuration and a comfortable cabin of 186 seats. flyadeal currently operates a fleet of five aircraft and is expected to reach 11 aircraft by 2018 and up to 50 aircraft by 2023.
Visitors at JTTX can pass by flyadeal’s corner for a hands-on experience and a comprehensive walkthrough of the airline’s operations. flyadeal now runs 36 flights each day to five local destinations: Riyadh, Dammam, Qassim, Jazan and Abha. Moreover, the airline will be shedding light on its future plans and the expansion of its network of operations in the Kingdom.
“This opens up a world of opportunities for airlines and the overall tourism industry in the Kingdom,” said Con Korfiatis, flyadeal CEO. “The event is considered a hub for the exchange of the best practices and the latest in the industry, which is a focal point working in favor of the country’s development. Consequently, flyadeal is a fundamental pillar of the Saudi community and our presence here today is firm proof of our efforts to support the travel and tourism industry.”
“flyadeal’s participation at the JTTX offers new channels to gather feedback from customers and answer to their future aspirations. This also allows for a direct interaction with visitors and travel enthusiasts who seek low fares and want to know more about our diverse services. We wish all exhibitors and visitors a truly fruitful and enriching experience,” added Korfiatis.
Prince Abdulaziz bin Faisal bin Abdulmajeed Al-Saud inaugurated the exhibition and visited flyadeal’s section where he was welcomed by Amin Bukhari, people director at flyadeal. Amin briefly explained the airline’s major activities and diverse services that are carefully crafted to meet the growing demand for affordable air travel in the Kingdom.


Saudia Cargo participates in logistics conference

Updated 21 October 2018
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Saudia Cargo participates in logistics conference

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company CEO Omar Talal Hariri reiterated the pivotal role the air cargo sector continues to play in achieving the objectives of Vision 2030 aiming to turn the Kingdom into a global logistics hub for goods transport and cargo services. 

In his speech delivered at the Second Supply Chain and Logistics Conference held in Riyadh, Hariri spoke about the Kingdom’s strategic and geographic location which makes it a major transit station for goods and a crossroad for international cargo routes. This location will help the Kingdom become a pivotal logistics and cargo platform, and it will provide good opportunities for the country to increase its share of logistics operations, Hariri noted. 

The local air cargo sector, he said, is committed to improving all handling facilities, and this is exactly what Saudia Cargo has done lately by launching new projects to develop and construct the infrastructure facilities of  the Jeddah and Riyadh cargo stations. Hariri lauded the efforts and plans that resulted in reducing import and export documentation and procedures by 75 percent, an action which will surely enhance the efficiency of logistics services and speed up the accomplishment of the objectives of the Kingdom’s digital transformation. 

Saudia Cargo, which is a strategic partner for the conference, set up a pavilion on the sidelines of the event. Minister of Transport Dr. Nabeel Muhammad Al-Amoudi visited the pavilion and spoke highly of Saudia Cargo’s role in logistics services and cargo handling and transport. President of the General Authority of Civil Aviation Abdulhakim Al-Tamimi and General Customs Authority Governor Ahmed Al-Hakbani visited the pavilion and were given a short introduction about Saudia Cargo’s activities and services. 

Organized by the Ministry of Transport, the conference was attended by supply chain and logistics services top officials, decision-makers and experts in addition to local and international representatives of major logistics companies. 

It is an important platform for exchanging insights and ideas while enhancing partnerships with the business sector in order to keep up with the latest developments in the supply and logistics sector.