Saudi Announces New Airline to Rival Gulf Peers

Saudi Arabia announces the creation of a new national airline – Riyadh Air, as part of their plan to turn Riyadh into a global aviation hub rivalling regional leaders like Dubai and Doha. Riyadh Air “aims to launch flights to more than 100 destinations around the world by 2030,” the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The Gulf kingdom is pursuing ambitious aviation goals as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s wide-ranging “Vision 2030” reform agenda, including tripling annual traffic to more than 330 million passengers by the end of the decade.


The Times Of Israel

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