Middle East’s leading carrier Emirates recently announced it will be increasing its flights services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The airline in a statement said that Emirates flights services to Saudi Arabia will receive a 12 percent boost this year.
According to Emirates, Jeddah and Riyadh, the two main cities of Saudi Arabia, will benefit from the increased services. The airline will include a total of 1,722 additional seats, in each direction, per week, on flights to these two routes. There are currently 15,140 seats per week on these two routes.
The airline stated that the added capacity will result in an extra four weekly services to Jeddah and three weekly flights to Riyadh.
The new additional flights services to Jeddah will begin from June 1, 2012, while Emirates flights services to Riyadh with added capacity will start operating from August 1, 2012.
The additional flights services from Jeddah will operate each Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, with the current service being increased from 14 to 18 flights per week. The current double daily service from Riyadh will be increased to 17 weekly flights, with the additional frequency operating each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday every week.