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Saudi Arabian Airlines adds Mauritius to its network

Posted 7 August 2017 · Add Comment

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) will begin scheduled flights between Riyadh and Jeddah to the Republic of Mauritius from September 14 this year.

Mauritius is the third new route for the airline this year and 87th destination overall.

Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines, Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser said: “As a full-service carrier, SAUDIA provides an extensive selection of routes for leisure and business travelers alike. The start of services to the island of Mauritius provides guests with a unique destination to visit. We thank the Government of the Republic of Mauritius and the civil authority for welcoming SAUDIA and extending their full support.”

Flight SV481 will operate from Riyadh to Mauritius, with a brief one hour stop in Jeddah. The total flying time to Mauritius is 9 hours from Riyadh and 7 hours 20 minutes from Jeddah.

The three-times-weekly service will be operated with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in a two-class configuration of 24 fully-flat seats in Business Class and 274 seats in Guest Class.

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