flynas to launch direct flights to Mumbai from Riyadh and Dammam from October 20
flynas, the Saudi carrier and leading low-cost airline in the Middle East, announced the launch of weekly direct flights from Riyadh and Dammam to Mumbai, starting from 20thOctober 2022.
Daily direct flynas flights will connect Riyadh with Mumbai, departing from King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh back and forth, in addition to King Fahad International airport in Dammam,four direct weekly flynas flights departing on Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday starting from October 31, and reservations are now open through all flynas booking channels.
These routes came in light of flynas expansion strategy under the slogan launched recently under the title of “We Connect the World to the Kingdom” and after the growth achieved by the company in all its operations during the first half of 2022, in line the strategic vision of the Civil Aviation Authority aims to double the capacity and reach 330 million passengers annually, from more than 250 destinations from around world by 2030.
The airline is also to resume direct flights from Riyadh and Jeddah to the Egyptian city of Sohag by three weekly flights starting from October 30, departing on Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday from King Abdulaziz international Airport in Jeddah, in addition to flights on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from King Khaid international Airport in Riyadh to Sohag International Airport.
flynas succeeded in scaling up its fleet to 38 aircraft in June 2022 compared to 25 aircraft in January 2021, an increase of 52%. Meanwhile, the number of passengers on its flights increased to about 4 million passengers during the first half of 2022, up from about 1.8 million in the same period last year, an increase of nearly 120%.
The Saudi carrier connects more than 70 domestic and international destinations and, since its establishment in 2007, has transported more than 60 million passengers.
Recently, flynas has been ranked as the best Low-Cost Airline in the Middle East at 2022 by Skytrax International Award for the fifth times in a row, after 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021. Also It has been awarded the the highest rating in the non-profit organization APEX’ Official Airline Rating and ranked in the 4-star low-cost carrier category, the highest category of low-cost airline among 600 companies globally.