Suadi low-cost service flynas introduced yesterday it was boosting its community so as to add extra capability for the 2023 summer time season. The Center East’s main low-cost airline mentioned it was including ten new locations and routes in Asia and Europe this summer time season.
New locations from Riyadh and Dammam
From its base in Saudi Arabia at Riyadh King Khalid Worldwide Airport (RUH), flynas is launching 4 new locations. These new routes are headed to locations in 4 nations: Male within the Maldives, Yerevan in Armenia, Antalya in Turkey, and Tivat in Montenegro.
From the airline’s different bases within the Saudi cities of Dammam and Jeddah, six new routes are being added for the summer time season. These are from Dammam King Fahd Worldwide (DMM) to Salalah within the Sultanate of Oman, Istanbul and Trabzon in Turkey, and Tivat in Montenegro. From Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz Worldwide (JED), flynas might be including routes to Salalah and the Turkish vacation spot of Bodrum.
Increasing the community and including new locations is a part of the “We Join the World to the Kingdom” initiative being undertaken by flynas. The low-cost service (LCC) mentioned it desires to cement its main place as the very best low-cost airline within the Center East and one of many high 10 airways of its class worldwide. Bander Almohanna, CEO of flynas, mentioned:
“This strategy is in step with the aims of the Saudi Imaginative and prescient 2030 and the civil aviation technique to achieve 330 million passengers, 250 worldwide locations, and 100 million vacationers yearly.”
Including capability to satisfy rising demand
In addition to launching new locations, flynas is resuming seasonal routes beforehand operated in the summertime. These are Prague (Czech Republic), Vienna and Salzburg (Austria), Baku (Azerbaijan), Tbilisi and Batumi (Georgia), Sarajevo (Bosnia), Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt), Trabzon and Bodrum (Turkey) and Salalah in Oman. flynas mentioned there could be 20 summer time locations this yr.
Throughout 2022, flynas posted document development in efficiency and operations, with passenger numbers climbing to eight.7 million, a leap of 91% in comparison with the earlier yr. It additionally operated 66,000 thousand flights, 46% greater than in 2021. The airline is including extra plane to satisfy its development targets, with the CEO including:
“flynas is eager to proceed rising in its operations by means of upscaling its fleet by 50% through the present yr 2023 in comparison with 2021. The variety of plane elevated to 44 in February after taking supply of the primary A320neo out of 19 plane of the identical mannequin to be delivered through the subsequent ten months.”
Based on ch.aviation.com, flynas has an all-Airbus fleet of 48 plane, together with 4 A320-200s wet-leased from Avion Categorical Malta. Its plane embody 13 Airbus A320-200s, 29 A320-200neos, and two A330-300s. The identical itemizing reveals flynas has undelivered orders for 56 plane, together with 44 A320neos, 10 A321XLRs, and two A330-300s.
For comparability, the A320-200s are predominantly configured in a two-class structure of 164 seats, with eight in enterprise and 156 in economic system, the latter at a pitch of 30-32 inches. The A3320neos are configured in an all-economy structure of 174 seats, with a barely extra beneficiant pitch of 33 inches.
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