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Saudi Arabia Launching New Airline Targeting the African Market!

Saudi Arabia has revealed plans to establish a new airline base in Riyadh, targeting the African market. Al Eqtisadiah newspaper revealed the exciting news. The paper further revealed that this initiative for a new airline has already received the green light from both Saudi regulatory bodies and the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC).

As tourists have started travelling to more destinations, this move by Saudi Arabia will enhance tourism as well as economic growth in the Kingdom and Africa. The establishment of the new airline marks a strategic initiative. Through this, Saudi Arabia is aiming to revitalize a former carrier that ceased operations in 2021 due to financial challenges. This relaunch isn’t just about reinstating services; it’s a comprehensive effort to rejuvenate and extend the airline’s presence throughout the continent.

The eagerly awaited launch of the new airline between Saudi Arabia and Africa is poised to bring forth multiple air transport links. With its highly anticipated launch, the new airline plans to introduce multiple air transport links. This will further facilitate easier connections between the Middle East and Africa. Although the news has broken out regarding the launch of the new airline, Saudi has yet to disclose the timing and specific routes. However, this new launch is sure to provide travellers with several African destinations through both direct and stopover flights, facilitating easier travel and economic exchanges between the regions, the report said.

New Travel opportunities this Year!

Airlines have been announcing new launches, opening up amazing travel opportunities ahead for travellers. Just recently, Hawaiian Airlines marked the arrival of the inaugural flight of its new flagship aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamline. Throughout the years, Hawaii has become an increasingly popular destination as well. Travellers who love the islands compare it to other beach destinations such as The Maldives. Additionally, Ethiopian Airlines also announced the launch of new services to Warsaw, Poland. According to the airline, the new services to Warsaw, Poland will start on June 16, 2024.

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Explore Abu Dhabi for Free With The Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Stopover Program!

Imagine exploring a new city during your layover without the stress of missing your next flight. If you’re a fan of Sex & the City and want to explore Abu Dhabi like Carrie Bradshow, this new announcement might be for you. You can now explore Abu Dhabi through the Etihad AirwaysAbu Dhabi Stopover‘ program. The best part about this new program? It allows passengers with a connecting flight through Abu Dhabi International Airport to enjoy a complimentary hotel stay in the city!

The Abu Dhabi Stopover Program

The next time you’re booking a roundtrip on an Etihad flight with a layover in Abu Dhabi, you can now have the option to get a stay in the city. With the Abu Dhabi Stopover program, you can now choose a free hotel to stay in during your ticket booking process.

Next time you book a ticket on the airline, make sure to book a roundtrip with a layover in Abu Dhabi’s Zayed International Airport. This program is available only for those customers, so this would be your golden ticket. Guests booking the Stopover program can select from premier hotels all across Abu Dhabi. Not only that but travellers can also book their stay for a one or two-night stay as well. The Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced this collaboration at the Arabian Travel Market 2024.

Etihad offers this deal only for direct bookings made at least three business days in advance. Next time you plan a trip on Etihad, make sure you book your tickets early. There are several beautiful destinations to explore in the city. Who knows, this just might be the chance of a lifetime for you to explore Abu Dhabi this year!

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