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Saudia sees increase in passenger traffic over Hajj season than 2018

Posted 1 August 2019 · Add Comment

Saudia is currently in the midst of the Hajj season whereby an increase of nearly 10% more guests is projected, over last year’s figures.

 

The Hajj guest traffic is being carried on both regular scheduled commercial flights, as well as dedicated charter flights. There are 15 leased widebody aircraft which are dedicated specifically for religious pilgrimage.

In 2018 Saudia transported more than 34 million passengers. The airline operates modern, state-of-the-art narrow and widebody Airbus and Boeing aircraft.

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