The Flag Carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabian Airlines operates nonstop flights between North America and Saudi Arabia and has connectivity to Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Also called Saudia, Saudi Arabian Airlines was founded in 1945. The airline made its first flight with DC-3, which was gifted to the founding king of Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt. With its base in Jeddah, Saudia carries 25 million passengers to more than 70 destinations across the world. Having a fleet size of 117 aircraft, the airlines boasts of world’s most contemporary aircraft including Boeing B777-300s, B747-400s, Airbus A330 and A320s.
Saudia offers daily non-stop flights from New York (JFK) and Washington Dulles International (IAD) to Jeddah and Riyadh. It also operates flights to and from Toronto (YYZ) and Los Angeles (LAX) thrice weekly. It offers a total of 20 flights weekly from its various gateways in the USA and Canada. Boasting of various awards up their sleeves, the airline was ranked 6 in the world by FlightStats for the latest in seat comfort and on-time performance. Its Guest Class seats were also voted as the World’s Best Economy Airline Seats by Skytrax. Saudia offers utmost convenience to its passengers including award-winning in-flight cuisine.
- Winner of the Best Airline First Class Amenities from Skytrax, passengers onboard the business class on flights flights to and from the USA, using B777-300ERs can relax in flatbed seats.
- Seats are designed for your comfort and offer features like ample legroom, superior reclining, headrest, footrest and much more.
- International cuisines prepared by top chefs, exotic alcoholic beverages and delicious desserts define the un-matched dining experience.
- Enjoy the airline state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment technology with video monitors up to 23 inches and with on-demand video programs from 24 up to 40 channels.
Opt for the web check-in facility and save yourself both time and energy. Select your desired seat from the comfort of your home and print your own boarding pass. This way you also get to skip the long queues at the airport. Web check-in is available from 24 hours up to 3 hours before the flight's scheduled departure time.