Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September 18, 2023 – In anticipation of Saudi Arabia’s National Day weekend, Emirates Airlines has announced the deployment of three additional flights to Riyadh from Dubai International Airport. This strategic move comes as a response to the surging demand for travel to and from the Kingdom during this celebratory period.
The supplemental flights have been thoughtfully scheduled to enable travelers to partake in the National Day festivities. Departing from Dubai International Airport on September 20, September 21, and September 24, these extra flights will be operated using Boeing 777 aircraft. Notably, they will complement Emirates’ existing flight schedule to Saudi Arabia.
Emirates, known for its extensive global network, is set to connect travelers from the Kingdom to over 140 destinations worldwide through its Dubai hub. This connectivity extends to regions like North America, Southern Africa, and Europe, offering passengers a wide range of options for their travel plans. The airline is renowned for its exceptional onboard services, including regional gourmet meals and an impressive entertainment selection featuring over 6,500 channels of on-demand content, with more than 135 hours of exclusive Shahid Original content, available exclusively on the ice platform.
Emirates has had a longstanding presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, dating back to 1989. It currently serves four gateways in the country, namely Riyadh, Jeddah, Medina, and Dammam, with a substantial weekly flight count of 67. The airline has demonstrated its unwavering commitment to Saudi Arabia by recently acting as the primary sponsor of the King Salman Cup 2023, a major football event that united the fanbase of 16 top-tier regional clubs from across the Arab World.
For travelers interested in booking tickets or seeking more information, Emirates provides various options. They can visit the official website at www.emirates.com/sa, reach out to travel agents or contact their local Emirates Sales Office.
The additional flights are scheduled for departure from Dubai International Airport on September 20, September 21, and September 24, aligning perfectly with the Saudi National Day celebrations. Emirates continues to play a crucial role in facilitating travel to and from Saudi Arabia, reaffirming its dedication to serving passengers in the region.