2003 News Story

SAA expands international and domestic destinations

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAA) announced today two new destinations for its international flights, to Sharm Al-Shaikh in Egypt and to Cochin in India, and a new internal service to Dawadmi. This increases the number of domestic airports to 26, and the total number of destinations served to 80, with 54 international flights. There will be four flights a week to Dawadmi, beginning April 2, 2003, two from Riyadh and two from Jeddah. The flights to Cochin, effective March 30, 2003, will be twice weekly, from Jeddah via Riyadh. Flights to Sharm Al-Shaikh will start on June 25, 2003, and will also be twice weekly. SAA already operates 56 flights to Egypt, to Cairo and Alexandria, from Madinah, Jeddah, Riyadh, and Dammam; and 22 flights to India, to New Delhi, Bombay and Madras.