At the King Khaled International Airport on June 12, Riyadh Air, the country of Saudi Arabia’s first national airline, was unveiled.
The painted Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flew low over a number of prominent Riyadh skyline features. This includes KAFD, Boulevard City, and several of the prominent main skyscrapers, delighting locals with the sight of their brand-new airline while allowing them to share the pleasure of seeing the launch of the Kingdom’s new national carrier.
Then, on June 19, the plane will debut at the 54th Paris Air Show as part of Riyadh Air’s introduction to a global audience.
Royals and government officials attended the historic occasion and ceremony.
With more than 60% of the world’s population within eight hours of flight, Riyadh Air will expand its connection from the capital city to more than 100 locations worldwide.
By utilizing the Kingdom’s advantageous location at the intersection of the three continents of Asia, Africa, and Europe, the airline aims to be significantly innovative in the travel services it offers in the market and play a key role in implementing the National Transport and Logistics Strategy and the National Tourism Strategy of the Kingdom.