Emirates to increase Saudi flights in Ramadan

DUBAI — Emirates will add a total of 73 additional flights to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during Ramadan, adding to the carrier’s already robust service schedule.

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Published: Thu 28 Jun 2012, 11:06 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 2:41 PM

Jeddah and Madinah Al Munawarrah will benefit from the extra services, put in place to serve the large number of passengers travelling to the Kingdom for religious based travel. The extra services will be in operation from July 20 to September 1, 2012.

“We expect travel to the Kingdom to increase significantly during the holy month of Ramadan in line with the annual movement of pilgrims. To effectively cater to this increased demand we have added extra services giving our passengers more flight options and easing the flow of traffic,” said Ahmed Khoory, senior vice-president, Commercial Operations Gulf, Middle East and Iran.

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