Tag: Jeddah

Onur Air Airbus A330 Landed Without Nose Gear

An Onur Air Airbus A330 on behalf and in colours of Saudi Arabian Airlines was performing flight from Madinah to Dhaka when the crew decided to turn around and divert to Jeddah. The aircraft went around from about 1000 feet MSL on first approach due to an unsafe gear indication, entered a hold for about […]

New Saudi Budget Carrier Sold 10,000 Tickets In 24 Hours

Saudi Arabian Airlines’ budget subsidiary sold 10,000 tickets in the first 24 hours after tickets were made available for purchase according to CEO Kon Corfiatis. Flyadeal began operations flying its first route from Riyadh to Jeddah and bookings through October are “very solid” Corfiatis told Air Transport World earlier in the week. Flyadeal is currently […]

Long Wait is Over as SaudiGulf Begins Operations

SaudiGulf Airlines – the first of the new airlines to have been awarded the licence to operate domestic routes in Saudi Arabia – has finally begun its operations with flights from its base in Damman to Riyadh. The first flight yesterday followed a special commemoration at the Damman Airport. Tariq Bin Abdelhadi Al Qahtani, chairman […]