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Emirates lands in Riyadh for National Day

Posted 24 September 2018 · Add Comment

Emirates yesterday operated a special one-off A380 service to Riyadh in celebration of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s 88th National Day.

 

Upon landing at 1550hrs at King Khalid International Airport, the aircraft was met with a ceremonial water cannon salute.

The A380 one-off service, which operated as a full flight of 519 passengers, was operated by UAE National Captain Talal Johar, First Officer Richard Markey and First Officer Alessandro Anselmi.

Emirates has been serving the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 1989, and also operates to Jeddah, Dammam and Medinah Al Munawarah. Emirates currently serves the Kingdom with 91 flights a week.

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