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Saudi Aviation Industry

Saudia Offers Flyers Ramadan and AlFursan Services

Written by Linda Hohnholz

Saudia Airlines, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, is announcing exclusive Ramadan services for guests starting from the anticipated first day of fasting.

Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, Saudia will provide special Ramadan boxes on all domestic flights and selected ultra short-haul international flights, coinciding with Iftar and Suhoor timings. All of Saudia’s guests in Economy Class, Business Class, and First Class, will be presented with these boxes, which include a nourishing selection of two sandwiches, laban, basbousa , mamoul, and exclusively sourced Ajwa dates.

Additionally, both domestic and international AlFursan lounges will reflect the spirit of Ramadan. International AlFursan lounges will offer an enhanced selection of local Saudi favorites during Iftar and Suhoor, alongside continuous service throughout the day to accommodate all palates and fasting schedules. Domestic lounges on the other hand, will welcome guests with a lavish buffet spread traditional flavors during Iftar and Suhoor.

During the flights, announcements will be made to notify guests of Iftar and Suhoor timings. Additionally, Saudia continues its tradition of featuring an onboard prayer area in selected aircraft, allowing guests to continue their worship during the journey. Furthermore, guests will be able to enjoy Islamic programs as part of the In-flight Entertainment System, enriching their spiritual journey.

Saudia Airline

Saudia is the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Established in 1945, the company has grown to become one of the Middle East’s largest airlines.

Saudia has invested significantly in upgrading its aircraft and currently operates one of the youngest fleet. The airline serves an extensive global route network covering around 100 destinations across four continents, including all 28 domestic airports in Saudi Arabia.

A member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO), Saudia has also been a member airline in SkyTeam, the second largest alliance, since 2012.

Saudia was recently awarded the “World Class Airline 2024” for the third consecutive year at The APEX Official Airline Ratings™ awards. Saudia has also advanced 11 places in the Skytrax airlines ranking of the World Best Airlines 2023. The Airline also ranked top among global airlines for best on-time performance (OTP) according to a report by the Cirium.