Flynas, the leading low-cost airline in Saudi Arabia, has announced its plans to initiate nonstop flights between Jeddah and Brussels, the capital of Belgium, starting from 2 December, Wego reports. This new route is a significant part of Flynas’ collaboration with the Saudi Air Connectivity Program (ACP) and aligns with its ongoing efforts to expand its global network.
The flights will operate three times a week, connecting King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah to Brussels Airport. The primary objectives behind this service are to accommodate 330 million passengers and attract 100 million tourists to visit Saudi Arabia by 2030. Additionally, it aims to provide easier access to the Two Holy Mosques for pilgrims.
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Bander Almohanna, CEO and Managing Director of Flynas, stated, “By introducing this new route that bridges Jeddah and the capital of Belgium, Brussels, Flynas is further solidifying its position as a top-ranking global budget airline. This aligns with our strategy to expand our ever-growing roster of destinations in partnership with ACP.”
Ali Rajab, CEO of ACP, noted, “Europe continues to be a crucial market for Saudi Arabia. Building upon the successful launch of the Marseille-Jeddah route by Flynas last year, the introduction of this new route to Brussels serves as a significant step forward in our ongoing commitment to bolster air connectivity with Europe. We are eager to continue facilitating improved access for European travelers to the Kingdom by collaborating with both local and international airlines.”
Since its launch in 2007, Flynas has connected over 70 domestic and international destinations, conducting over 1,500 weekly flights and serving over 60 million passengers. As part of its growth strategy, the airline aims to reach 165 domestic and international destinations by 2030, in line with the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030.