Tag: Saudi Arabian Airlines

Onur Air Airbus A330 Landed Without Nose Gear

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

Both Saudi And New Low Cost Subsidiary To Be Privatised

Reading Time: 1 minute Saudi Arabian Airlines’ along with new low cost subsidiary Flyadeal are due to be privatised by 2020, according to a report by Arab News. “One significant part of the group’s privatisation plan is to incorporate SAAC [Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation] to become the group’s parent company. There are no explicit decisions for this yet, but […]

Saudia Airlines Plane Isolated at Manila after False Distress Call

Reading Time: 2 minutes A pilot of a Saudi Arabian Airlines plane mistakenly pressed a hijack warning button as it approached Manila’s airport on Tuesday, causing airport officials to mobilize commando forces and isolate the jet after it landed, Philippine officials said. Manila airport manager Eddie Monreal said Flight SV872 from Jiddah made the distress call about 20 miles […]

Airbus Delivers World’s First A330-300 Regional to Saudi Arabian Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, has taken delivery of its first A330-300 Regional, making it the launch customer for this new member of the versatile and successful A330 family. The aircraft is the first of the 20 A330-300 Regional aircraft ordered at the 2015 Paris Airshow, and joins Saudi Arabian Airlines’ […]

Terror Threat – Philippines Tightens Security

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Philippines is increasing security at Ninoy Aquino International Airport after the Department of Foreign Affairs received intelligence that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards are allegedly preparing to mount an attack against a Saudi Arabian aircraft. The intelligence was sent to the Philippine government by the Saudi Arabian embassy in Manila, indicating that the threat of […]

150 Flights Between Saudi and Iran Halted as Diplomatic Ties Cut

Reading Time: 2 minutes Around 150 direct flights between Iran and Saudi Arabia carrying thousands of pilgrims every month have been halted as diplomatic ties between the two countries were severed, aviation sources said on Tuesday. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Reuters in an interview on Monday that it had halted trade and flights with Iran as part […]