Flynas announces direct flights from Riyadh to London Gatwick

June 30, 2014 9:33 am

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 SR999 for a one way ticket and SR1,999 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. At flynas we wanted to avail this route at very competitive prices to allow passengers to enjoy London and we invite them to enjoy other international destinations during the summer break.”

“We welcome flings guests and invite them to enjoy flying to new destinations globally during this summer, where the Saudi national carrier has finally added to its destination list and in part of flings global flight program, especially after we’ve improved our flight offers to include the Business class, which includes 12 seats with extra space for the legs, and offering passengers more flexibility when booking flights or changing reservations, and enables them to ship their heavier luggage, in addition to serving hot meal and hot and cold beverages, and free access to executives terminals at airports. These new improvements and features comes within the objectives of flynas to enhance its services for travelers, and enabling them to enjoy the in-flight smart entertainment, which is consistent with the expectations of their customers from travelers in the region and around the world, and at the same time allows flynas to have the opportunities for further growth on the regional and global levels,” Mr. Sarhan added on.

It is worth mentioning that flynas is actually operating direct flights from Jeddah London, and the city of Manchester in the north of the United Kingdom, to give passengers on board access to all parts of the country, as the first two destinations for the Saudi national carrier in the European continent in part of the ambitious economical flight system plans for global expansion through ‘Flynas Global Flights program’.