Saudi joins SkyTeam alliance

Saudia (SV), formerly Saudi Arabian Airlines, joined SkyTeam Tuesday, becoming the alliance’s first member airline from the Middle East. “Joining SkyTeam is an integral part of Saudia’s long-term transformation strategy, which includes rebranding our airline, restructuring core operations and enhancing onboard products and airport services,” Saudia director general Khalid Al-Molhem said.


Saudi joins SkyTeam alliance


Saudia (SV), formerly Saudi Arabian Airlines, joined SkyTeam Tuesday, becoming the alliance’s first member airline from the Middle East. “Joining SkyTeam is an integral part of Saudia’s long-term transformation strategy, which includes rebranding our airline, restructuring core operations and enhancing onboard products and airport services,” Saudia director general Khalid Al-Molhem said. From its hubs in Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam, SV operates a network throughout the Arabian Peninsula, the Indian Subcontinent and Northern Africa. Saudia adds 51 new destinations to SkyTeam’s global network, including 23 within Saudi Arabia. SkyTeam is also the only alliance with an active cargo component.