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by KSAAirliner
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Buys a 4.3% Stake in Korean Air
Replies: 36
Views: 4477

Re: Delta Buys a 4.3% Stake in Korean Air

I think Delta here is trying to create its own empire by getting closer to many airlines in their JVs, !!! I wonder if the future of this industry will rely on such practice! those who don't belong to any groups wouldn't survive the competition! We are really seeing the formation of a new SkyTeam f...

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by KSAAirliner
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Buys a 4.3% Stake in Korean Air
Replies: 36
Views: 4477

Re: Delta Buys a 4.3% Stake in Korean Air

I think Delta here is trying to create its own empire by getting closer to many airlines in their JVs, !!!

I wonder if the future of this industry will rely on such practice! those who don't belong to any groups wouldn't survive the competition!

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by KSAAirliner
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Saudia places $7.4bn Airbus plane order in Paris Air Show -The new order includes 65 A320neo-type aircraft from Airbus. -The deal includes 15 aircraft of the new A321 XLR type. -Of the total 65 orders, 35 are still options. https://www.arabianbusiness.com/sites/default/files/styles/full_img/public/...

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by KSAAirliner
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Final preparation of Neom Bay Domestic Airport (NUM), the small terminal will serve construction workers and site visitors.

*As mentioned before, Neom will have 4 airports serving the whole Neom region


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by KSAAirliner
Wed May 01, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Flynas Plans Possible Africa or Balkan Hub Flynas" plans to open a hub in West Africa or the Balkans within five years to expand beyond its oversupplied domestic market" "Since we are a short-haul carrier, we seek to link those hubs with the current hubs in Saudi Arabia," CEO Ba...

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by KSAAirliner
Wed May 01, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Air Arabia launches in-flight entertainment system ‘SkyTime’ -Air Arabia has launched its new complimentary in-flight entertainment system ‘SkyTime’, which allows passengers to stream digital content on smartphones, tablets or laptops in-flight. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D5UGBHEW4AALoaK.jpg

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by KSAAirliner
Wed May 01, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Flynas Plans Possible Africa or Balkan Hub Flynas" plans to open a hub in West Africa or the Balkans within five years to expand beyond its oversupplied domestic market" "Since we are a short-haul carrier, we seek to link those hubs with the current hubs in Saudi Arabia," CEO Ba...

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by KSAAirliner
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Alitalia expands Saudia codeshare network from April 2019 Alitalia operated by Saudia Jeddah – Abha Jeddah – Hail Jeddah – Jazan Jeddah – Jouf Jeddah – Madinah Jeddah – Qassim Jeddah – Tabuk Jeddah – Taif Jeddah – Turaif Jeddah – Yanbu Riyadh – Abha Riyadh – Hail Riyadh – Jazan Riyadh – Jouf Riyadh...

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by KSAAirliner
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Gulf Air and Oman Air Strengthen and Expand Codeshare Agreement to Include International Destinations Gulf Air will place its ‘GF’ code on Oman Air flights from Muscat to Salalah and Khasab in Oman, Nairobi in Kenya, Zanzibar in Tanzania, Goa and Lucknow in India, Kathmandu in Nepal and Jakarta in ...

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by KSAAirliner
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

-flynas signs MoU with Albania to operate Riyadh-Tirana service

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by KSAAirliner
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

SAUDIA moves Abha flights to Jeddah new terminal 1 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D3xtdixWsAESNwl.jpg Why is it taking so long to move flights to the new terminal? Just compare it to IST/ISL the other day. They moved a way bigger operation in 2 days. International side and the bullet train station are...

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by KSAAirliner
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

-Jazeera Airways records $28.6m net profit in 2018, and distribute $23m dividend to shareholders

-Gulf Air makes move to attract more golfers by enhancing its baggage allowance for golf players to include one golf bag over and above their allowance

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by KSAAirliner
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

-Saudia and Flynas suspend services to Sudan until further notice -Saudia Cargo joined SkyTeam Cargo Alliance in 10-Apr-19 -Flynas receives IOSA certification -Flyadeal won "Start Up of the Year" at the annual Seamless Awards in Dubai https://i.postimg.cc/C592Zyv4/57f1e675-ff29-4dcc-b730-...

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by KSAAirliner
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

SAUDIA moves Abha flights to Jeddah new terminal 1

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by KSAAirliner
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Russia prepares for Hajj services from Grozny, Kazan, Krasnodar, Magas, Makhachkala and Moscow to JED and MED -Work is also being conducted on the possibility of a nonstop Simferopol charter service Nordwind Airlines to operate twice weekly SVO-JED service from May-2019 https://i.postimg.cc/Z5YsLmm...

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by KSAAirliner
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

SAUDIA is transferring additional flights to New Jeddah Airport "Terminal1" starting from 7 April 2019

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by KSAAirliner
Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

JED-RUH is the world's 10th busiest air route

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by KSAAirliner
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Saudi Arabia's GACA working to link the National Airport Operations Management System to Saudia TMS. reported 50% completion rate in the project. Etihad Airways CEO: Etihad and Saudia carry 150 pax per day across each other's networks -This number will continue to grow "through expansion of the...

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by KSAAirliner
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

SAUDIA is transferring additional flights to New Jeddah Airport "Terminal1" starting from 31 March 2019

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by KSAAirliner
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Blerg wrote:
Anyone know who is Saudia's chief commercial officer?


Dane Kondic

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by KSAAirliner
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

-Saudi Air Navigation Services selects Thales to support navigation aids -FlyBosnia plans scheduled services RUH and JED as ticket sales expected to begin soon. -Saudi Arabia's GACA: Saudi Airports air traffic statistics for the year 2018 ... records the highest number of passengers and flights in ...

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by KSAAirliner
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

-Saudia evaluates widebody order: B787 & A350 -Saudia converted A320NEO order to the A321NEO 15 of these 35 A321neos will become A321LRs. -Saudia is evaluating adding new long-haul routes to North America, and codesharing with SkyTeam partner Delta Air Lines, such as to Atlanta and Detroit. Sou...

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by KSAAirliner
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Etihad Airways and Saudia have jointly handled over 16,000 passengers since their codeshare partnership commenced in Nov-2018. https://cache.emirates247.com/polopoly_fs/1.681022.1552455867!/image/image.jpg ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

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by KSAAirliner
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Sky Prime signs engineering and training deal with Etihad -Saudi Arabia’s Sky Prime, the largest private aviation operator in the Middle East, has signed contracts to collaborate with Etihad Aviation Group’s engineering and aviation training divisions. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D1eMsayX4AE0wbU.jpg

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by KSAAirliner
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Minister of Transportation visits Arar new airport construction site.
The project is going according to plan with 76% completion rate.


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by KSAAirliner
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Saudi Arabia's GACA announced further construction at Abha Airport, predicting it to become the fifth largest airport in Saudi Arabia. Construction includes: A new main terminal to raise capacity from 1.1 million to 2.5 million passengers p/a; An increase from four to six gates, increasing availabl...

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by KSAAirliner
Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Unilode to launch ULD digitalisation programme for Saudia and Saudia Cargo India's Ministry of Civil Aviation reportedly plans to increase the number of seats per week permitted between India and Saudi Arabia by 40%, effective 01-Apr-2019 Saudi Arabia's GACA invites bids to provide catering, retail,...

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by KSAAirliner
Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Hyperloop technology could cut the time it takes to travel from Riyadh to Jeddah to 46 minutes. -The Hyperloop system may seem far off in the future, but the reality is that some outlandish concepts are getting closer to the mainstream. I wonder what does this mean for the Saudi Arabian and GCC avi...

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by KSAAirliner
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

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Hyperloop technology could cut the time it takes to travel from Riyadh to Jeddah to 46 minutes. -The Hyperloop system may seem far off in the future, but the reality is that some outlandish concepts are getting closer to the mainstream. I wonder what does this mean for the Saudi Arabian and GCC avi...

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by KSAAirliner
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Saudia rollouts economy class Bistro service on FCO, MXP and JFK routes from JED and RUH

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by KSAAirliner
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

SAUDIA adds WeChat and Instagram in the free texting plan onboard

-Already existing apps. FB messenger, iMessage and Whatsapp


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by KSAAirliner
Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Emirates has won ‘Favourite Middle East Airline, Premium Cabin’ at the prestigious Condé Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards.

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by KSAAirliner
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Saudi Arabia’s First International Air Show Set To Take Place at Al-Thummamah Airport March 12-14

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by KSAAirliner
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

-Saudi Arabia's GACA signs a memorandum of cooperation with the Ministry of Transport of the United Kingdom in the field of civil aviation security. -Saudi Arabia's GACA signs an agreement with Spain in the field of air transport. -Saudi Arabia's GACA signs a memorandum of understanding for technica...

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by KSAAirliner
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Saudi Arabia's GACA commences construction at Riyadh King Khalid International Airport (RUH T3 & T4) -The project is projected to require SAR2.21 billion and will see the airport able to accommodate 11 million passengers annually. http://argaamplus.s3.amazonaws.com/b58ec573-171d-47b2-af82-99bbb...

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by KSAAirliner
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Air Europa requests authorisation to codeshare with Saudia -The agreement covers certain frequencies in either direction from points behind Spain via Spain and intermediate points to a point or points in the US and beyond, pursuant to a codesharing agreement with Saudia. Air Europa Lineas Aereas re...

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by KSAAirliner
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

LCCs: global market share gains led by emerging markets Middle East LCCs grow rapidly but the penetration rate remains low Middle East has had the third highest gains in intra-regional LCC penetration rate. LCCs accounted for 17% of seat capacity within the Middle East in 2018, compared to 8% in 20...

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by KSAAirliner
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

flydubai to increase flights to Saudi Arabia

-Five weekly flights to Hofuf will start from 16 March 2019
-One additional daily flight to Riyadh

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by KSAAirliner
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

India and Saudi Arabia to sign agreement to expand cooperation in tourism sector -It is expected to help increase international flights from Saudi Arabia to India. Saudia to launch three times weekly Jeddah-Marrakech service, effective 06-Jun-2019 to 03-Sep-2019 Saudia received the IATA 753 Accredit...

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by KSAAirliner
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Malaysian Airlines officially launches Amal pilgrimage operation Malaysia Airlines has officially launched its pilgrim-centric airline service, Amal, dedicated to serving Hajj and Umrah pilgrims from Southeast Asia, primarily Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand to Saudi Arabia. Service started with 3 ...

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by KSAAirliner
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

-flynas plans to launch three times weekly Riyadh-Sarajevo service, effective 02-Jun-2019 to 30-Aug-2019

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by KSAAirliner
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

-SpiceJet to commence Kozhikode-Jeddah service in Apr-2019

-Saudia awarded a 10 year contract to Saudi Airlines Catering Company to design, construct and operate the Alfursan International lounge at JED T1

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by KSAAirliner
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

-Air Arabia is considering placing orders for as many as 100 planes in the second quarter

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by KSAAirliner
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Winners of the 2019 Inflight Middle East Awards

Inflight airline of the year:
Emirates

Commercial airline cabin:
Oman Air

Airline IFEC experience:
Saudia


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by KSAAirliner
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

-Saudia takes delivery of third A320 with satellite communications ka\ku technology

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by KSAAirliner
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Maybe Air Albania will launch Saudi Arabia flights? Though I don't see much rationale behind that decision as the market isn't that large and is best served via IST. Then again, maybe Albania is interested into attracting Saudi tourists same way Bosnia is. Nothing is announced regarding the operato...

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by KSAAirliner
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

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Albania and Saudi Arabia sign tourism and air services agreements to operate flights between Albania and KSA

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by KSAAirliner
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian announce new codeshare partnership -Etihad Airways place its ‘EY’ code on Royal Jordanian’s flights from AUH via AMM to Larnaca and Berlin, while Algiers, Tunis, Vienna and Montreal will be added to the agreement soon. -Royal Jordanian will initially place its ‘RJ...

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by KSAAirliner
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282806/flynas-schedules-new-international-routes-in-s19/ What is the market between Gassim and Baku? Religious, VFR or oil-related? It seems like such an odd route. These are seasonal destinations and mainly for tourism, Saudia and Flynas usually in...

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by KSAAirliner
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32196

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Garuda Indonesia and Saudi Public Transport Co "SAPTCO" signed a MoU to provide air and land transport for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims at JED and MED


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