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Johannesburg is reintroduced to Saudi Arabia’s Network.

Written by Juergen Steinmetz

From King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s national flag ship SAS has launched direct flights to Johannesburg Airport, South Africa, in cooperation with the Air Connectivity Program.
In the presence of Mr. Moegammad Gabriels, the Republic of South Africa’s Consul General, Ms. Musaed Almusad, AVP of International Regions Income in Saudia, Mrs. Rashed Alshammari, Vice President of Commercial at ACP, and representatives from aircraft government officials, a ceremony was held at the AlFursan International Lounge to mark the opening. On the annual flight, passengers were given commemorative gifts to indicate this important occasion.
Saudi Arabia scheduled four weekly flights to and from Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport ( SV0449 ) and flights back to Johannesburg. These planes are scheduled to take off on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays as well as Saturdays. The aircraft is a B787- 9 Aircraft with 274 economy-class chairs and 24 enterprise class seating. In line with the firm’s commitment to providing excellent aircraft services to improve the overall travel experience, it is distinguished by its roomy seating and cutting-edge in-flight entertainment systems tailored to various guest preferences.
The following was said by Mr. Musaed Almusa:
By establishing clear pathways to Johannesburg, Saudi Arabia’s presence in South Africa must be strengthened.
These planes highlight effective collaboration with the ACP by providing suitable time schedules. This program supports Saudi Arabia’s development efforts to draw more visitors from all over the world to the Kingdom.
The Johannesburg-Jeddah way with Saudi Arabia represents a major advancement in our efforts to improve air communication between South Africa and the Kingdom, according to CEO Ali Rajab of the ACP. ACP is dedicated to creating new alliances and expanding air sites with South Africa’s expanding market to guarantee people ‘ seamless travel experience. He continued,” His Excellency Ahmed Al-Khateeb, the Minister of Tourism for Saudi Arabia and Chairman of the ACP’s Overseeing Committee, supported and guided this achievements.” In order to open up new development opportunities and ensure Saudi Arabia’s coming as a world leader in hospitality and aviation, we look forward to working with our ecosystem partners.
With the help of its fresh ships of 143 Boeing and Airbus aircraft, Saudi Arabia has a vast network of more than 100 sites spread across four continents. The airline continues to be committed to launching new foreign destinations in an effort to connect the earth to the Kingdom. It has an ambitious strategy to increase its fleet. This program also helps the hospitality, enjoyment, finance, business, Hajj, and Umrah sectors achieve Saudi Vision 2030 goals.
SOURCE: Johannesburg is reintroduced to Saudi Arabia’s system.