Jeddah - SPA
New Airbus Aircraft Put into Commission, by Saudi Airlines
A new Airbus A320 aircraft landed here last night to join the Saudi
Arabian Airlines' fleet, which is currently undergoing the largest
modernization and revamping program, in the company's history, according
to the transformation program implemented to achieve its strategic
goals, aiming at increasing the total number of working aircraft to 200
modern aircraft, by the end of 2020.
Saudi Airlines is expected to receive three more aircraft of the
same model, in September and October, to complete receiving of 30
aircraft of this type, with co-signing of acquisition agreement, that
has taken place, in the summer of 2015.
Another agreement was co-signed, in 2016, for the acquisition of 63
new aircraft, with the start of receiving them from the next Year 2019.
The arrival of the new aircraft support the operational plans for
increasing flights and seat capacity on the domestic flights network,
expanding the operation of the international sector by reaching new
destinations, improving operational efficiency and product development,
in addition to putting at avail new capabilities to the company, as well
as providing it with the highest levels of comfort and safety.