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  • Saudi Arabia's Sama to suspend all operations


    Saudi Arabia budget carrier Sama is to suspend all flight operations from tomorrow, after heavily criticising the restrictive operating regime under which...


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  • IN FOCUS: Low-cost carriers keep flexing the model


    For the low-cost carrier segment, 2011 saw a further spread of the model. Double-digit growth continued, with passenger...


  • Losses force Sama to consider axing all domestic flights


    Saudi Arabian budget carrier Sama is considering suspending all domestic services after concluding that the airline...


  • Dubai's ruler orders creation of Emirates Group budget carrier


    <P>Dubai’s ruler has ordered the establishment of a budget carrier for the emirate to meet demands of increased...


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  • Flynas wet-leasing A330s to open long-haul routes

    News | 11 Mar 2014 15:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Saudi Arabian budget carrier Flynas will initially wet-lease Airbus A330s from Portuguese operator HiFly in order to launch its long-haul services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flynas-wet-leasing-A330s-to-open-long-haul-routes-396885/
  • Start-up SaudiGulf aims for 20-jet fleet

    News | 18 Jun 2013 12:01 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <p>Saudi Arabian start-up carrier SaudiGulf Airlines is intending to have a fleet of around 20 aircraft within three years, but is facing a tough operating...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Start-up-SaudiGulf-aims-for-20-jet-fleet-387337/
  • Saudi’s GACA shortlists 7 operators for domestic licence

    News | 11 Jul 2012 11:53 | Martin Rivers

    Saudi civil aviation authority GACA has shortlisted seven of the 14 companies that submitted bids to operate domestic air services in the kingdom, state-run...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saudis-GACA-shortlists-7-operators-for-domestic-licence-374246/
  • Qatar Airways mulls creation of Saudi Arabian subsidiary

    News | 03 Jul 2012 09:54 | Alex Thomas

    <p>A Saudi Arabian subsidiary of Qatar Airways could be created after the carrier's chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, held talks with a member of the kingdom's...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-Airways-mulls-creation-of-Saudi-Arabian-subsidiary-373673/
  • IN FOCUS: Low-cost carriers keep flexing the model

    News | 27 Apr 2012 09:15 | Graham Dunn

    For the low-cost carrier segment, 2011 saw a further spread of the model. Double-digit growth continued, with passenger numbers at the 75 biggest carriers jumping by 11.6%. Revenues among 30 of the leading carriers increased by a quarter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Low-cost-carriers-keep-flexing-the-model-371214/
  • Bahrain Air to establish second hub in Dammam

    News | 17 Apr 2012 10:21 | Martin Rivers

    <p>Bahrain Air, the Gulf state's second national carrier, will open a second hub in Dammam, Saudi Arabia on 13 June.</p><p>The airline will initially operate...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bahrain-Air-to-establish-second-hub-in-Dammam-370780/