Flynas recently announced its intent to increase capacity new flights linking Abu Dhabi with Riyadh and Jeddah.
Effective on 23 June 2016, the airline will add a second daily service between Riyadh and Abu Dhabi, increasing its combined offer with Etihad Airways to four daily services. The airline will also enter the Jeddah – Abu Dhabi market with a daily flight on the same day which will complement Etihad Airways’ existing thrice daily services. Together, both carriers will offer four daily services linking Jeddah and the capital of the UAE.
In addition to Riyadh and Jeddah, Etihad Airways currently serves Dammam and Madinah, offering a total of 63 weekly flights to Saudi Arabia. Whilst flynas new services will offer 14 weekly flights from Riyadh to Abu Dhabi and seven weekly flights from Jeddah to Abu Dhabi.
The additional flights from flynas will be operated by a two-class Airbus A320 aircraft, offering an additional 3,416 seats per week.