Saudi Arabian Airlines welcomes Hajj pilgrims

Saudia operates a modern and young aircraft fleet, with an average age of 4.6 years.
Updated 04 August 2019

Saudi Arabian Airlines welcomes Hajj pilgrims

Saudi Arabian Airlines, also known as Saudia, is currently in the mid of the Hajj season, whereby an increase of nearly 10 percent of guests is projected over last year’s figures.

The Hajj guest traffic is being carried on both regular scheduled commercial flights, as well as dedicated charter flights. There are 15 leased wide-body aircraft that are dedicated specifically for religious pilgrimage.

Saudia serves many markets with dedicated Hajj services, including: Egypt, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Turkey, Jordan, Algeria, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Tunisia, Bangladesh, Sudan, Thailand, France, as well as other markets in Europe, Africa, North America and the Middle East. 

Guests from all over the world traveling with Saudia are welcomed onboard with the airline’s signature hospitality as they prepare for their memorable journey during the season. 

In 2018, Saudia transported more than 34 million passengers. The airline operates modern, state-of-the-art narrow and wide-body Airbus and Boeing aircraft. 

Saudia operates a modern and young aircraft fleet, with an average age of 4.6 years.


Movie time at Riyadh’s Atyaf Mall with Vox

Updated 19 January 2020

Movie time at Riyadh’s Atyaf Mall with Vox

Atyaf Mall, in partnership with Majid Al-Futtaim’s Vox Cinemas, launched a cinema facility of 11 screens and 650-seating capacity. The eighth branch of Vox Cinemas in Saudi Arabia was inaugurated by Mohamed Al-Hashemi, country manager of Majid Al-Futtaim Ventures, in the presence of Shehim Mohammed, director of LuLu Saudi Hypermarkets, and Dr. Mohammed Al-Rowaished, CEO of Hewar Al-Rabie Company. 

The new cinema facility features seven standard cinemas, two VIP provisions, and two kids’ movie houses. Apart from refreshment counter favorites like popcorn, snacks and beverages, Vox Cinemas in Atyaf Mall offers a Nutella Bar, and Kitchen 35, a bakeshop with artisan breads and pastries and fresh juices in one entertainment venue. 

Mohammed, director of LuLu Saudi Hypermarkets, said: “We are proud to launch another entertainment venue for our dynamic customer base who considers Atyaf Mall as its home for lifestyle needs. We extend our biggest gratitude to our partners from Majid Al-Futtaim in making this project possible with innovative and customer-focused experiences and offerings on hand.”

Managed by LuLu Properties, the shopping mall and property development team of LuLu Group, Atyaf Mall houses conducive places for shopping, dining and leisure, along with a lineup of global brands, and a 220,000-square-foot LuLu hypermarket. From Matalan to H&M, Saco, and Red Tag, the fashion collection is expected to highlight the latest clothing lines and footwear pieces every season, alongside a food court and seven new restaurants that will soon showcase global flavors. 

“With these new concepts introduced in the mall, Atyaf Mall will continue to satisfy the evolving and adventurous lifestyle demands of the new age of Riyadh’s growing market,” Mohammed added.