Airline

BA Will Increase Jeddah Service Capacity This Winter

British Airways will increase capacity on its service to Jeddah during its winter schedule by 50%.  The move follows the UK carrier’s reentry into the Saudi Arabia market on 1 June 2009.  The airline discontinued Saudi services in 2005 when high oil prices made the route commercially unprofitable. 

British Airways area commercial manager for the Middle East said during their first two months of operations uptake for “both Riyadh and Jeddah route has been extremely positive.”  Paolo De Renziz said their move to increase capacity reflects their confidence in the Kingdom.  Currently British Airways operates five weekly flights to Jeddah on a Boeing 767, while service to Riyadh operates on a Boeing 777.   Between 31 October and 29 March BA will operate its five weekly flights to Jeddah on a Boeing 777. 
 

More Airline
Big jump in international passengers for Saudi Airlines
flydubai will fly to Tashkent from 11 March 2019
New Istanbul airport starts operations
Latest Travel News
Jazeera Airways launches flights to Kara...
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals...
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Featured Sights To See
Bastions Park

Bastions Park

Geneva, Switzerland

This was formerly a botanical garden, and a site for the first university in Geneva. The tree lined walkways and broad avenues inside the park make it popular for romantic evening walks. The park is buzzing with people almost all day. In one corner of the park is a set of life size chess boards, where aspiring chess players of all ages test their skills. The Reformation Wall on the east side along...

Norrmalm

Norrmalm

Stockholm, Sweden

Norrmalm is the major commercial district of the city with plenty of shops and is a great place to shop for pretty much anything.  ...

Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium

Montreal, Canada

A white elephant is burdensome possession which cannot be disposed of, and whose upkeep far outweighs its usefulness.  Montreal’s Olympic Stadium is a perfect example of a white elephant.  Construction began in 1973, and was not completed until 1987.  It was barely opened in time for the Olympics, but the tower and retractable roof (which has never actually retracted) remained unfin...

Sao Paulo Cultural Center (Centro Cultural FIESP)

Sao Paulo Cultural Center (Centro Cultural FIESP)

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo Cultural Center (Centro Cultural FIESP) This cultural centre has, among other things, a theatre, an art and comic book library, and various art exhibits. Address: Av. Paulista 1313, Jardim Paulista Tel: 011-3146-7000 Timings: Tuesday-Sunday, 9am-7pm Entry fee: None   ...