SAUDIA has announced the launch of direct flights connecting the Kingdom’s commercial center of Jeddah with the second most populous city in Spain; Barcelona in partnership with The Air Connectivity Programme. Guests within the Kingdom are warmly invited to travel to and from the coastal European destination, which boasts remarkable architecture, distinct Catalonian culture and cuisine as well as the Camp Nou Stadium, home to football giants FC Barcelona.
The flight from Jeddah to Barcelona took off on Saturday, July 2nd at 10:20 AM. Preceding the flight, a celebratory event was held at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Al Fursan International Lounge and at the boarding gate for the new route. The event was attended by Mr. Essam Akhonbay, VP of Marketing and Product Management in SAUDIA, the Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Spain in Saudi Arabia, Mr. Ricardo Mor Sola, as well as Mr. Rashed Alshammari the VP of Commercial and Mr. Sultan Otaify the VP of Strategy and Communication from the Air Connectivity Program to commemorate the inaugural flight route.
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