Saudi Arabian Airlines

Saudi Arabian Airlines

The national airline of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

4.9/5
Based on 4937 ratings

About Saudi Arabian Airlines

IATA code

SV

ICAO code

SVA

SAUDIA headquarters

Jeddah

Main operational airport

King Abdulaziz International Airport

Number of destinations covered by SAUDIA

Around 95

Most popular destination

RUH, JED, CAI, DMM

Most popular routes

RUH - JED, JED - RUH, RUH-CAI, JED - CAI

Year of establishment

1945

Parent company

Government of Saudi Arabia

Popular fleet

Airbus A320-214, Airbus A321, Airbus A330-343, Boeing B777-368ER, Boeing B787

Official airline website
www.saudia.com

Winner of many global awards and one of the top Saudi airlines, this national carrier of the Kingdom consistently displays stellar performance. Founded in 1945, Saudi Arabian Airlines – also known as SAUDIA – connects around 95 destinations worldwide. It is ranked among the largest airlines in the Middle East and flies to many top international destinations such as Athens, Nairobi, Madrid, Islamabad, Amsterdam, and Kuala Lumpur. It has code share agreements with popular international airlines such as Middle East Airlines, KLM, AEROFLOT, Air Europa, and Air France.

SAUDIA’s frequent flyer programme is ALFURSAN and it rewards loyal customers with various benefits including free flights, lounge access, upgrades, additional baggage allowance and priority during check-in, boarding, and standby status.

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Year Award

Award Type

2021

FIVE-STAR GLOBAL AIRLINE 2021 BY APEX

2020

Saudi Arabia's Leading Private Jet Charter 2020 Nomination in World Travel Award

2019

Best Hajj Airline Carrier by the Council of British Hajjis United Kingdom (CBUK)

2019

Best First Class Amenity Kit - Awarded By PAX International

2019

Gold Award for Business Class the Middle East

(Awards & Recognitions)

Saudi Arabian Airlines Codeshare Partners

Since a codeshare agreement is one way to expand services to more destinations, SAUDIA has partnered with the below airlines:


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Saudi Arabian Airlines services for Economy Class, Business Class and First Class

Economy Class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Entertainment system 
  • International cuisine
  • Giveaways

Business Class

  • Spacious seats
  • Adjustable headrests
  • International cuisine 
  • Entertainment system
  • Giveaways

First Class

  • Adjustable seats for extra comfort
  • Personal monitors equipped with an entertainment system
  • International cuisine
  • Welcome drinks
  • Adjustable headrest
  • Overnight kit & sleeping suite for long flights

Saudi Arabian Airlines Baggage Allowance

International Flights - Economy Class

Country

Checked Bag(s) 23kg

HandBag(s) 7kg

CheckedBag(s) 23kg

HandBag(s) 7kg

Checked Bag(s) 23kg

HandBag(s) 7kg

Checked Bag(s) 23kg

HandBag(s) 7kg

Middle East

 

Not included



 

1



 

1

      1



 

2



 

1



 

2



 

1



 

Asia

Europe

North America

2

Africa

1

Business Class
 

 

Basic

Semi-Flex

Flex

Country

Checked Bag(s) 32kg

Hand Bag(s) 12kg

Checked Bag(s) 32kg

Hand Bag(s) 12kg

Checked Bag(s) 32kg

Hand Bag(s) 12kg

Middle East

2


 

1


 

2


 

1


 

2


 

1


 

Asia

Europe

North America

Africa

First Class

 

Semi-Flex

 

Flex

 

Country

Checked Bag(s) 32kg

Hand Bag(s) 12kg

Checked Bag(s) 32kg

Hand Bag(s) 12kg

Middle East

2


 

1


 

2


 

1


 

Asia

Europe

North America

Africa

Saudi Arabian Airlines Check-in Information

For passengers with a confirmed e-ticket, online check-in can be made between 48 hours and 60 minutes before departure time. Web check-in is available for All domestic flights & selected international flights.

  • Web check-in is currently unavailable for Passengers with special service requests such as wheelchairs, visual/ hearing impairments, extra seats, or accompanied pets.
  • Departure gates close 20 minutes before the scheduled departure time for both domestic & international flights.
  • Passengers can issue the Boarding Passes at Check-in Counters, Via Email or by receipting the printed boarding pass (paper).

SAUDIA may choose to cancel seats booked through online check-in in case of:

  • Arriving late at the boarding gate.
  • Not having valid travel documents, including a visa to the destination and/or transit stops.

Note: Passengers using the web check-in are required to produce a valid photo identification using the boarding pass for security clearance and boarding (passport/official photo identification). Failing to comply with this rule will result in denied boarding. 

FAQs for Saudi Arabian Airlines

  • Does Saudi Arabian Airlines allow web check-in?

    Yes, Saudi Arabian Airlines allows web check-in.

  • Does Saudi Arabian Airlines provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Saudi Arabian Airlines offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Saudi Arabian Airlines service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Saudi Arabian Airlines is 523.

  • Does Almosafer offer any discounts on Saudi Arabian Airlines?

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