INDIA: Jet Airways launches inaugural Riyadh service

Jet Airways has launched its inaugural service to Riyadh, the capital and largest city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from the Indian financial capital of Mumbai complementing the airline’s existing daily Mumbai-Jeddah service. The airline offers four services a week on the Mumbai-Riyadh-Mumbai sectors utilising B737-800 aircraft. With the introduction of this new flight, […]


B737-800 Gulf network inaugural service Jet Airways Wolfgang Prock-Schauer


Jet Airways has launched its inaugural service to Riyadh, the capital and largest city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from the Indian financial capital of Mumbai complementing the airline’s existing daily Mumbai-Jeddah service. The airline offers four services a week on the Mumbai-Riyadh-Mumbai sectors utilising B737-800 aircraft. With the introduction of this new flight, Jet Airways now flies to eight cities in the Gulf, including Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat, Doha, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah and Riyadh.

According to Mr. Wolfgang Prock- Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, Saudi Arabia is a very important market for Jet Airways on account of the large volume of traffic to the Gulf Kingdom, to and from India, and an important addition to the airline’s growing Gulf network. With the launch of our second daily service to Saudi Arabia, we are confident of further reinforcing our position as among the leading carriers on the Indo- Gulf sector.

Jet will also launch a new, daily service to Dubai from Hyderabad, its fifth daily service to the Gulf emirate, as well as its second daily service to Bangkok from Mumbai, effective 16 August in addition to a new Kochi-Sharjah service, effective 1 September.