About Saudi Arabian Airline

Saudi Arabian Airline

An Overview of Saudi Arabian Airlines

Saudi Arabian Airlines also popularly known as Saudia, is the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia. Saudia was founded in 1945, when U.S. President Frank Delano Roosevelt gifted a Douglas DC-3 to King Abdul Azin Ibn Saud. This day marked Saudi Arabia’s development of civil aviation. Saudia has its operational base at Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport. Saudia’s other major hubs are located at Riyadh and Dammam. Saudia is the third largest airline in the Middle East in terms of revenue behind Emirates and Qatar. Saudia operates flights to over 120 destinations across Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Saudia joined the SkyTeam airline alliance on 29th May 2012.


To cater to its 120 routes, Saudia owns about 122 aircrafts. Saudia’s fleet comprises of Airbus’, Boeings and Embraers. Saudia own 35 Airbus A320-200, 15 A321, 12 A330-300, 4 Boeing 747-468, B777-268L, B777-300ER and 12 Embraer 170.

Saudia aims at continually upgrading and modernizing its fleet in accordance with the airline’s requirements.


Saudia flies to over 120 destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. The Top Saudia routes are: Mumbai-Jeddah, Mumbai-Riyadh, New Delhi-Riyadh, Hyderabad-Jeddah, Lucknow-Jeddah, Chennai-Jeddah, Bangalore-Jeddah, Mumbai-Dammam, Cochin-Jeddah, Cochin-Riyadh, New Delhi-Dammam, New Delhi-Jeddah, Hyderabad-Riyadh, Lucknow-Riyadh, Chennai-Riyadh, Bangalore-Dammam, Bangalore-Riyadh, Mumbai-Madinah, Cochin-Dammam, New Delhi-Madinah, Hyderabad-Dammam and Chennai-Dammam to name a few.

Saudia connects all major cities of India to the Middle East.

Cabin Classes:

Saudia offers three classes of travel on most of its aircrafts. The three classes are: First Class, Business Class and Guest Class.

First Class on board Saudi Arabian Airlines guarantees a sense of luxury. Passengers travelling First Class are served beverages as the rest of the passengers are boarding. Dates and Arabic coffee are served soon after take-off. The lie flat bed seats provide travelers immense comfort and ensure passengers reach their destination refreshed. Seats are equipped with fully electronic foot and headrest. Passengers travelling on long-haul flights are provided with sleeping suits so they can be totally relaxed.

Business Class on board Saudia flights is designed around the passengers, who not only want in-flight comfort but also need a conducive environment to either relax or work. Passengers flying Business Class are served Arabic coffee and dates alongwith other beverages. Business Class seats are wide enough to be on other airlines’ First Class, the seats provide an excellent legroom space. Seating configuration is spacious on the Business Class cabin. Business Class passengers are provided overnight kits on long haul flights for all their personal care during the flight.

Guest Class seats are amongst the best in class, they are spacious and comfortable. Guest Class seats offer “Articulated Movement” features, which enable the seat to adapt to body movement.

In-flight Entertainment:

Saudi Arabian Airlines’ in-flight entertainment system is the latest state of the art technology aimed at fulfilling passengers’ entertainment needs. Seats are equipped with personal screens either touchscreens or the ones which are controlled by handheld remotes. The content covers Arabic movies, international movies, documentaries and children’s programs. The video on demand offers 24 channels.

Luggage Allowance:

Saudi Arabian Airlines offers free check in baggage. The check in luggage allowance varies with route and class of travel.

Passengers travelling to/from USA and Canada:

First Class: Two pieces weighing not more than 32 kgs each.

Business Class: Two pieces weighing not more than 32 kgs each.

Guest Class;Two pieces weighing not more than 23 kgs each.

Passengers travelling to EU, UK, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Arabian Gulf:

First Class: Two pieces weighing not more than 32 kgs each.

Business Class: Two pieces weighing not more than 32 kgs each.

Guest Class: One piece weighing not more than 32 kgs or two pieces weighing not more than 23 kgs each.

Passengers are advised to check their baggage allowance at the time of booking their tickets.

Cabin baggage allowance varies with class of travel, First and Business Class passengers are allowed to carry on board one piece of luggage weighing not more than 9 kgs and a small briefcase, whereas Guest Class passengers are allowed to carry on board one piece of luggage weighing not more than 7 kgs.

Frequent Flyer Program:

Saudi Arabian Airlines’ frequent flyer program is names Alfursan. It has a host of benefits and privileges to make travel rewarding. As a member of Alfursan travelers can access a variety of personalized services. The miles earned while travelling with Saudia can be redeemed for flight tickets, class upgrades, excess luggage allowance, priority check in and baggage handling. These are few of the various services and benefits of being a member of Alfursan.

Saudi Arabian Airlines Booking by FareHawker :

Saudi Arabian Airlines operates flights from the major cities of India, connecting India to the rest of the world. Saudia has direct flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Chennai, Cochin and Bengaluru to the Middle East. Passengers planning to travel to the Middle East can contact FareHawker at to make bookings on Saudi Arabian Airlines. We at FareHawker offer free services to Search, Compare and Book the cheapest airfares for our clients. We get you the best deals on all Saudi Arabian Airlines’ flights. We provide flight group bookings for small and large groups. Whether you are a group of friends travelling together or a group of corporate moguls travelling for a meeting, we are a one stop shop for your travel needs. FareHawker will take all your ticketing related woes and rid you of the tensions and ensure that you travel hassle free. We will provide you with the best and cheapest fares for your travel with Saudi Arabian Airlines.

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