Riyadh Air, the new national carrier set up by the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund, has announced that its flights will start from Saudi Arabia starting in 2025.
Riyadh Air said in a tweet on Twitter that the company’s aircraft will make their first appearance in the new distinctive design the day after tomorrow, Monday, as they fly at low altitude in the skies of the capital city of Riyadh. .
And in March last year, Riyadh Airlines announced its first fleet requests with the purchase of 72 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, the first step towards reaching its goals.
The deal included 39 confirmed aircraft with an option to purchase an additional 33 wide-body aircraft.
The agreement is part of a national aviation strategy aimed at making the Kingdom a global aviation hub, as the Kingdom’s national air carriers have announced their intention to purchase up to 121 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, which are among the top five commercial fleet orders by order volume. meaning in history. Boeing, which will support the Kingdom’s goals of carrying more than 330 million passengers and attracting 100 million visitors by 2030.
In terms of economic impact, Riyadh Air contributes to the growth of the Kingdom’s non-oil gross domestic product of 75 billion rials, as well as the creation of more than 200,000 direct and indirect jobs. The deal is expected to create about 100,000 direct and indirect American jobs and benefit more than 300 suppliers in 38 states, including 145 small businesses.
The fleet order also highlights the importance of Riyadh Air’s environmental goals as it aims to operate the world’s youngest and greenest fleet while complying with noise regulations.
Riyadh Aviation will operate from the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, and become its headquarters. projects in the world such as King Salman Qiddiya International Airport Project, Sports Track, King Salman Park, Diriyy Gate and New Square Project.
Riyadh Air is also aiming to bring millions of tourists and business travelers to more than 100 destinations around the world by 2030 through a partnership with Boeing.