London Gatwick' gains new Saudi Arabia flights

London Gatwick’ gains new Saudi Arabia flights

Friday, 22 Mar, 2023 0

London Gatwick Airport has bagged a new Saudi Arabia flight route.

From 1 June Saudia begins operating flights to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi flag-carrier will fly six times a week to King Abdulaziz International Airport on 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.

It plans increasing to daily services from August.

Stephanie Wear, Gatwick’s VP Aviation Development said: “Saudia will be a very welcome addition to Gatwick’s growing long-haul offer.” 

“It will be the first time since 2014 we have had flights to Saudi Arabia.”

Jeddah is an hour’s drive from Mecca and will prove an important connection for people travelling during Hajj pilgrimage.



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