Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the national carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, now offers inflight wi-fi for its passengers flying to 47 international destinations.
Saudia originally deployed inflight Wi-Fi for passengers on 76 Saudia aircraft flying to 34 destinations in September 2017.
Passengers in First and Business Class will receive a complimentary Wifi session on all 47 routes (quota provided varies by route).
Economy passengers on six routes can access complimentary Wi-fi for a 20 minute segment, after which several packages are available for purchase.
The six routes are to Los Angeles, Washington, New York, London Heathrow, Manchester and Dubai.
Passengers can buy packages in advance of travel, with a code sent directly by email and to a mobile device, or passengers may use their e-ticket number as the Wifi access code.
Pre-purchased packages can be selected during the booking stage on www.saudia.com.
Alternatively, packages can also be purchased inflight using a valid credit card.
The onboard Wifi is simple and easy-to-use with a two-step login process which passengers can select when choosing their desired package.
Saudia’s inflight Wi-Fi is provided by SITAONAIR.
The following 47 destinations have access to SAUDIA onboard Wifi service:
Los Angeles, Frankfurt, Singapore, Cairo, Casablanca, Istanbul, Lucknow, Washington, Munich, Algiers, Kuala Lumpur, Alexandria, Colombo, Ankara, Cochin, New York, Geneva, Maldives, Sharm El Sheikh, Mauritius,Delhi, Islamabad, Rome, Bombay, Karachi, Toronto, London, Beirut, Dubai, Tunis, Kuwait, Paris, Milan, Manchester, Manila, Madrid, Johannesburg, Multan, Trivandrum, Dhaka, Jakarta, Chennai, Khartoum, Bahrain, Baghdad, Hyderabad , Guangzhou
Saudia, also known as Saudi Arabian Airlines, is the flag carrier airline of Saudi Arabia, based in Jeddah. The airline’s main base is at Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED).
Routes: Saudia has a global network and currently operates to more than 80 airports wordlwide. It includes destinations in the Middle East, Turkey, Iran, India and Pakistan, North African countries. It also flies to an increasing number of airports in Europe and North America.
Read more about Saudi’s route network.
Fleet: At the time of writing, Saudi has 141 passenger aircraft, comprising:
- 43 Airbus A320
- 15 Airbus A321
- 28 Airbus A330
- 44 Boeing B777
- 11 Boeing 787-9
Read more about Saudia’s fleet.
Passenger numbers: About 28 million a year.
N.B. Image credit: saudia.com