12 million passengers to Saudi Arabia on "Etihad Airways" and the resumption of Madinah flights next month

Etihad Airways said today that it is currently operating 42 weekly flights to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and this number is scheduled to rise to 52 weekly flights as of next March 27 with the resumption of flights to Medina and an increase in the number of flights to other destinations in the Kingdom.

A spokesman for Etihad Airways said in press statements on the occasion of the Saudi founding day that Etihad Airways is currently operating its flights to 3 destinations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which are Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam, and the Madinah destination will operate on March 27, with 3 weekly flights after its previous temporary suspension, and the number of flights will be increased. Riyadh flights to 21 flights instead of 16 flights currently, as of next March 27, as well as increasing the number of Dammam flights to 14 flights instead of 12 flights as of the same date

The spokesman revealed that Etihad Airways has operated flights to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 2005 and since then more than 12 million passengers have traveled on Etihad Airways, noting that 2019 is the busiest year, as 1.3 million passengers were transported in the same year.

On Etihad Airways' busiest destinations, the spokesperson said:

1.7 million passengers traveled to and from Jeddah in the past five years, making it the busiest city for Etihad Airways in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, followed by Riyadh with 1.4 million passengers

The spokesman indicated that between 2011 and 2021, Etihad Cargo operated more than 41,000 cargo flights to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, carrying more than 270,000 tons.

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