Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Saudi Airlines receives its last Airbus A330

The national airline of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Airlines took delivery of its last Airbus A330-300 from the manufactuer in the French city of Toulouse yesterday.

The airline had ordered 50 new Airbus aircraft back on 24th June 2015, comprising of 20 A330-300s and 30 A320s, signing in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Chairman of the Council of Economic Affairs and Development, and former French President Francois Hollande.  
Saudi Airlines took the first plane arrived on 18th August 2016 and on Tuesday 12th December 2017 the airline took delivery of Airbus A330-300 number 20 at a special hand-over ceremony in the French city of Toulouse. 

The arrival of the new aircraft forms a powerful addition to the fleet of Saudi Arabia, which is currently witnessing unprecedented modernization and development as part of its transformation programme. 

The seat configuration for the Saudi Airbus is 30 seats in business class and 300 in economy. All the  seats are equipped with special screens that allow passengers to enjoy a wide variety of audio/visual entertainmnet for their flight. The carrier boasts it offers over 3000 hours of entertainment programs, passengers can enjoy.