Saudia Creates History By Signing A Deal For 105 Planes At Future Aviation Forum 2024

Saudia's unprecedented Airbus order.

by Deeplata Garde
Saudia Creates History By Signing A Deal For 105 Planes At Future Aviation Forum 2024

Saudia Group has made history with its largest aircraft order. At the Future Aviation Forum 2024, Saudia revealed its plan to purchase 105 Airbus planes. This significant event took place at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Centre in Riyadh, marking a major milestone in Saudi aviation.

Saudia’s Massive Airbus Deal At Future Aviation Forum 2024

Saudia Group’s purchase of 105 Airbus aircraft marks a landmark moment for both Saudi aviation and the MENA region. The deal, announced on the forum’s first day, includes A320neo and A321neo models. Saudia will receive 54 A321neo planes, while Flyadeal, its low-cost airline, will add 12 A320neo and 39 A321neo aircraft to its fleet.

Revolutionising Saudi Aviation By Purchasing 105 Airbus Planes


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Saleh Al-Jasser, Minister of Transport and Logistics Services and Chairman of Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation, along with various dignitaries and aviation leaders, attended the ceremony. This historic purchase supports Saudi Vision 2030’s goals to enhance global connections. Saudia aims to increase passenger capacity to 330 million and expand its destinations to 250 by 2030. The group also plans to attract 150 million visitors and accommodate 30 million Umrah pilgrims by 2030.

The new Airbus planes will elevate passenger comfort with spacious cabins and advanced amenities. These aircraft are renowned for their fuel efficiency, reducing fuel burn and carbon emissions by 20% compared to older models. This aligns with Saudia Group’s sustainability goals and promotes a greener future for aviation.

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A New Era For Saudia

This monumental deal marks a new era for Saudia, enhancing its global connectivity. The acquisition supports Saudi Arabia’s broader economic ambitions outlined in Vision 2030.

In conclusion, Saudia’s record purchase of 105 Airbus planes at the Future Aviation Forum 2024 is a pivotal moment in Saudi aviation. This investment in modern, efficient aircraft enhances passenger experiences and underscores Saudia’s commitment to sustainability and global outreach. This deal positions Saudia at the forefront of aviation advancements in the region and worldwide.

As the Kingdom continues to expand its reach and influence in the aviation sector, this deal positions Saudia at the forefront of regional and global aviation advancements.

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