07 June, 2019

Saudi Airlines starts flights to Marrakesh and Athens

Saudi Airlines has launched a second international destination, Marrakech, less than 24 hours after its launch to Athens. On Thursday, June 6, it launched its first direct and regular flights to Marrakesh, the second destination in the Kingdom of Morocco after Casablanca. 3) weekly flights in one direction from Jeddah, and was inaugurated at the dawn of the day in the presence of the Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser and a number of officials of the operational sectors in "Saudi" and government agencies operating at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah.

The inaugural flight was launched after a simple ceremony began by cutting the ribbon in front of the gate to leave guests travelling on the trip. The Director General of the Saudi Airlines handed them the commemorative certificates on the occasion and gave them flowers and sweets wishing them a happy journey. Who arrived on the journey and departed on the return journey, where qualified personnel and technical capabilities were provided to serve the guests of "Saudi Arabia".

The launch of the second destination of Saudi Airlines in Morocco reflects the continuous growth of travel between Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom of Morocco in light of the relationship between the two brotherly countries of continuous development and strengthening of its bonds,

"Saudi Airlines began operating its flights to Morocco on March 1, 1967 with one weekly journey passing several destinations before reaching its destination" Rabat ". Today, Saudi Arabia flies a number of direct and regular flights to the Kingdom of Morocco with a weekly average of 19 flights before launching On the day of direct and regular flights to Marrakesh, three direct flights to Casablanca will depart via Jeddah's Founder Airport and King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, and tomorrow Friday Four flights will be operated from Jeddah to Casablanca, and on Saturday 7 "Saudi Arabian Airlines" flights will be operated in one day for Casablanca and Marrakech. During the Hajj and Umrah seasons, Saudi Arabian Airlines will operate flights to "8"

Al-Jasser explained that Saudi Arabian Airlines has the lion's share in travel between Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom of Morocco, which provides flights to accommodate the growing traffic through its modern fleet of aircraft and its services that receive the satisfaction of guests and contribute to the increasing number. 2018 more than "400" thousand guests on his travels between the Kingdom and Morocco.

Al-Jasser said that Saudi Airlines is continuing to expand its international operations by increasing passenger traffic and capacity in terms of traffic growth, including the Kingdom of Morocco, and launching new international destinations to provide air transport services to the Kingdom and contribute to achieving the objectives of the Kingdom's Vision 2030 To pilgrims of pilgrims and pilgrims, and to meet the growing demand for tourist and commercial travel between the two countries and the movement of transit between the continents of the world, and added:

"During the year 2018, Saudi Airlines transported more than 34 million visitors. For the first time in its history, the number of guests on international flights has increased in the domestic sector as a result of the expansion of international operations and the opening of new international destinations. Saudi Arabia as the national carrier of the Kingdom Air transport services between all the Kingdom's airport and is the only carrier that connects all regions of the country with regular flights and a growing seat capacity that meets and at the same time enhances its presence and increases its share in the international transport market by optimizing the fleet which is currently the largest program to defy Th and development in accordance with the transformation program, which is being implemented in the enterprise and its group of companies under the umbrella of the National Transformation Program and the Kingdom's Vision 2030 ".

The flights to Saudi Arabia are scheduled to depart from Marrakesh on Saturdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays every week and depart at Jeddah's founding airport at 03:05 local time. The flight takes seven hours to reach Marrakech at 06:55 AM and departs. The return flight is at 09:45 am and takes approximately six hours to reach Jeddah at 19:00 pm. The flights run by Boeing (B787-9) Dreamliner with 298 seats, (274) seats for hospitality, and are equipped to provide the best comfort and luxury for guests.

On Thursday, Saudi Arabia launched its first flights to the Greek capital of Athens on Wednesday, while the direct seasonal destination of Malacca in southern Spain was re-launched from King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on Thursday with two flights in the direction. Per week on Thursdays and Saturdays,

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