Flyadeal, the newly established low fare airline in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), has taken delivery of the first of eight Airbus A320ceo aircraft, becoming the newest operator of the Airbus A320 family. Announced in 2016, flyadeal will commence operations on 23 September 2017, on the national day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, serving domestic markets initially before expanding into regional markets. Powered by CFM engines, flyadeal’s A320 have 186 seats in a single-class configuration.
Chairman of flyadeal, H.E. Mr Saleh Al Jasser said: “Saudi Arabia has launched its Vision 2030; a strategic platform for the future development of the Kingdom where transportation and tourism are key pillars. The launch of flyadeal is core to the strategy to mobilize further the country and the region”.
CEO of flyadeal, Con Korfiatis said: “flyadeal will be Saudi Arabia’s newest airline, providing a unique experience with an optimal fleet to serve our domestic and regional markets. The Airbus A320 has been distinctly selected for the needs of our operation, and we look forward to passengers experiencing flyadeal’s onboard service.”