Following the official launch of Yemenia Airways’ weekly flights to Al Madina Al Monawara, Saudi Arabia, commencing in January 2013, the carrier has expressed interest in exploring opportunities with Elaf hotels in Madina in interest to provide value-added hospitality and tourism services to its passengers, particularly tourists traveling for religious purposes. The airline will be flying non-stop to Madina once a week from Aden International Airport to Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd International Airport in Al Madina Al Monawara.
Sami Al-Dhubaei, Area Manager of Yemenia Airways, has stated that travelers from Aden will be flying on a Boeing 777-200 LR aircraft. “We look forward to connecting Aden travellers with the holy city of Madina, which is one of the most important cities in the world,” he said. The airline further expressed its strong interest to partner with Elaf hotels in Madina because of its quality accommodation as well as its catering services.
Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, President of Elaf Group, reaffirmed the Group’s commitment to maintain the high quality standards of its hotels in Al Madina Al Monawara as he expressed his gratitude to Yemenia Airways for favoring Elaf hotels. “Our success during the Hajj season in 2012 proved that we are on track with our business strategy. We are optimistic of sustaining the long-term growth of our business, which again proves our deep understanding of the dynamics of the Saudi market, especially when it comes to catering to the needs of pilgrims,” he concluded.