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Saudia launches twice-weekly service from Manchester to Riyadh

Posted 22 February 2017 · Add Comment

Saudia has announced a twice-weekly service from Manchester Airport to Riyadh.

Launching on the June 23, it complements the current offer of five flights a week to Jeddah. Passengers can now fly direct to Saudi Arabia seven days a week.

Saudia manager for the UK, Fikry Altowayan said, “We are excited with this newest addition to Saudia’s growing 83 destinations. We renew our commitment to our passengers by providing easy access, comfort, competitive pricing and convenient travel to the capital as well as more options in flying to further destination either via Jeddah or Riyadh. Manchester Airport is ideally situated to serve as Saudia’s gateway to cater to our guests from the North.”

Stephen Turner, commercial director for Manchester Airport, said: “It’s great to see Saudia increasing their presence at Manchester Airport. The new flights to Riyadh will offer business and leisure passengers alike direct access to the Saudi capital as well as fantastic onward connections and I’m sure they’ll prove hugely popular.”

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