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  • Ahmed Saleh

"Flynas" adds five A320neo, increasing all-Airbus fleet to 56

Riyadh, October 4, 2023, Saudi airline "flynas" has celebrated the arrival of five new A320neo aircraft, expanding its all-Airbus fleet to an impressive 56 planes. This milestone marks a remarkable growth of over 100% in just two years.

The delivery of these aircraft is a crucial part of flynas' ambitious expansion plan titled "We connect the world with the Kingdom," aligning with the national aviation strategy, which aims to accommodate 330 million passengers and welcome 100 million tourists while increasing international connections with the Kingdom to over 250 destinations by 2030.

The CEO and Managing Director of flynas, Bander Almohanna, expressed the significance of this aircraft batch, emphasizing flynas' dedication to growth and expansion. These additions will significantly enhance seating capacity for both domestic and international flights, supporting the Pilgrim Experience Program's goals of facilitating access to the Two Holy Mosques and the broader mission of civil aviation to strengthen the Kingdom's global connections.

Almohanna also revealed that flynas is set to receive eight more aircraft this year as part of a larger order for 120 Airbus aircraft, totaling over 32 billion riyals.

Furthermore, flynas is preparing to establish a new operations base at Madinah Airport by the end of 2023, a move that will make it the only airline with four operational bases throughout the Kingdom.

Flynas has made a significant commitment to environmental sustainability by increasing its A320neo fleet to 39 aircraft, constituting approximately 70% of its total fleet. These A320neo planes are renowned for their advanced technology, eco-friendliness, and exceptional fuel efficiency.

Currently serving over 70 domestic and international destinations with more than 1,500 weekly flights, flynas has transported over 60 million passengers since its inception in 2007. The airline aspires to expand its reach to 165 domestic and international destinations, aligning with the ambitious objectives of the Saudi Vision 2030 initiative.

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