flynas, Saudi Arabia’s national carrier has announced that is operating two direct flights a week between Riyadh and London starting from 27 July 2014 which will coincide with the Eid holidays. Travelers will be able to fly to London with amazing prices starting at SR 999 for a one way ticket and SR 1,999 for a roundtrip.
The new twice-weekly service is available every Sunday starting from 27 July departing from Riyadh at 04:05 arriving London Gatwick Airport at 09:10, and every Thursday departing from Riyadh at 03:45 arriving London Gatwick Airport at 08:50. Return flights are every Tuesday and Saturday departing London Gatwick Airport 10:50 and arriving Riyadh at 19:35.
During the first week of Eid Al Fitr flynas is operating two direct flights each week between Jeddah and London. The first flight departs on Tuesday, the 2nd day of Eid, at 04:45 arriving London Gatwick Airport at 09:25. The second flight leaves Jeddah on Saturday, the 6th day of Eid, departing at 04:30 arriving London Gatwick Airport 09:10.
The first return flight will be on Thursday, the 5th day of Eid, leaving London Gatwick Airport at 10:50 arriving Jeddah 19:05 and the second flight leaves London Gatwick Airport on Sunday, the 7th day of Eid, at 10:35 arriving Jeddah 18:50.
Commenting on this promotion, Wael Al Sarhan Director of Marketing and Communication at flynas, said: “Launching the new London Gatwick destination comes at a time when travel to the United Kingdom is at its peak, especially during the Eid break, and we want flynas guests to avail this route at very competitive prices to allow them to enjoy London. We also invite flynas guests to enjoy flying to other attractive international destinations during the summer break since we have recently increased the number of countries where we operate as part of our new global flights program.”
As part of its global flight program, flynas is already operating direct flights from Jeddah to London and the city of Manchester in the north of the United Kingdom, which are the airline’s first two destinations in Europe.
In addition, as part of its transformation into an international airline, flynas has made major enhancements to its service offering including a Business Class cabin and the recently launched Business Plus. Other upgrades include allowing passengers more flexibility when booking flights or changing reservations; free check-in baggage increased to 20 kg; and free access to executive lounges at airports. Enhanced in-flight services include hot and cold beverages, hot meals which can be ordered in advance; and smart entertainment in line with the expectations of travelers in the region and around the world.