King Khaled International Airport witnessed on Monday 24 March 2014 the arrival of the first Airbus 330 aircraft to join the flynas fleet. The aircraft was received by key executives from the airline headed by Bander Al Mohanna, Deputy Group CEO-NAS Holding, Raja Azmi, flynas CEO, and Wael Al-Sarhan, Director of Marketing and Communication, along with key officials from King Khaled International Airport and members of the Saudi press.
The wide body aircraft has various key features, including a capacity of 327 seats comprising 12 Business class and 291 Economy class. In addition, flynas unveiled its’ new Economy Plus cabin of 24 seats. The new aircraft has a unique interior design and offers entertainment features to ensure a comfortable journey for all flynas Guests.
Raja Azmi, flynas CEO explained that his team is in a challenging marathon to achieve the company’s objectives in becoming a global airline, providing the best services, as well as ensuring smooth and comfortable travel for all. Mr. Azmi explained that adding this type of aircraft was required as a part of the Global Flights Program, flynas’s 2014 project to expand to long-haul destinations. The Airbus 330 offers advanced technical features and the ability to fly up to 12,500 kilometers continuously.
The Airbus A330 has a luxurious business cabin offering its Guests spacious 60 inch flatbed seat, in addition to other features such as in-flight entertainment. Economy class Guests will also enjoy comfortable seats with a 32 inch pitch and inflight entertainment.
Discussing the experience which will be offered onboard the Airbus 330, Wael Al Sarhan, Director of Marketing & Communication stated that “flynas promises a unique and distinct experience onboard this type of aircraft, which will contribute in providing various features for all customer segments, in addition to fulfilling the increasing demand in air transport in the Kingdom via the Global Flights Program on flynas.”
Al Sarhan confirmed that flynas is witnessing huge growth across its business, including the new aircraft which is a key component of the flynas strategy to carry 20 million passengers yearly by 2020.
Flynas recently concluded a successful tour in the United Kingdom and South East Asia, where the Airline announced direct flights from Jeddah to London, Manchester, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta as its first destinations in Europe and South East Asia amongst its strategic plans to expand via flynas Global Routes Program.