RIYADH: Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) signed an agreement with MSC cruise, and Saudi cruise, an affiliate of the Public Investment Fund (PIF) to provide 20,000 seats on their flights from Europe and North America to Jeddah, SPA reported.
MSC cruise trips will be launched starting from November 2021 to March 2022 sailing the Red Sea. It will provide a full package for the tourists covering their trips from international airports until they arrive at Jeddah.
The agreement supports the Saudi tourism industry's goals under the Saudi 2030 vision to attract million of tourists to the Kindom.
CEO of MSC cruise, Gianni Onorato said: “We are happy with our partnership with Saudia Airlines, and working to achieve the same goal to support the development of tourism sector in the Kingdom by bringing thousands of international tourist.”
“Our integrated flights program with sailing program will able us to make new cruise offers for those who wish to visit Saudi Arabia from North America and Europe,” he added.