A new “Dreamliner” plane joins the Saudi Airlines fleet

The fifth Boeing B787-10 brings the fleet size to 144

A new Boeing 787-10 aircraft with registration number (HZ-AR28) arrived at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah yesterday, Wednesday, from the Boeing headquarters in the United States of America.

The new aircraft is the latest version of the dream plane, the fifth of the same type. This is out of a total of 8 aircraft that join the national carrier fleet in an agreement with the American Boeing Company, which also included 15 modern (B777-300) aircraft that have been fully received.

This came within the framework of the fleet modernization and development program as part of a comprehensive transformation program; It is implemented in the enterprise and its group of companies.

The Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines, Sami bin Ali Sindi, explained that the new aircraft, with its modern technology and high potential, will enhance and support the modern and growing fleet of the national carrier and contribute to the implementation of operational plans.

He stressed that the modernization of the Saudi Airlines fleet is carried out according to a careful and thoughtful program that takes into account the current and future needs of the national carrier to provide the best services and maximum comfort for the guests, and this supports the efforts of highly qualified and qualified national cadres who manage this fleet. This helped serve the operational and marketing objectives of “SAUDIA”.

“Sindi” stated that Saudi Airlines is proceeding with implementing the fleet modernization and development program. It is the largest modernization program in the history of the corporation since its inception, and working to provide the best air transportation services, domestic and international logistical support, nationalization of the aviation industry, and the rehabilitation of the sons and daughters of the nation in aviation and air transport specialties and its support services.

He added: The modernization of the national carrier fleet is continuing, praise be to God, and there are more new aircraft that will arrive successively during the coming period within the historical program to modernize and increase the fleet and support it with the latest and best aircraft in the world to keep pace with the development and comprehensive and sustainable development programs that the country is witnessing in this prosperous era of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Highness His trustworthy Crown Prince, and the provision of the best air transport services within the Kingdom, and between it and many countries of the world, and there is more that is being implemented, whether in the field of modernizing and increasing the fleet or developing all services, and raising the operational efficiency of the national carrier; To keep pace with and meet the needs of the current and future stage in light of the comprehensive renaissance and development programs in various fields.

The new plane had left Charleston airport at nine o’clock yesterday night, Saudi Arabia time, on the first arrival flight, led by a crew of the pilots of the national carrier, which included the pilots, “Ali Al-Shehri, Khaled Bukhari, Saeed Al-Ghamdi, and Hazem Al-Abdali.” This was after the Saudi Airlines’ team of engineers, Maan Mandar, Fadi Al-Abdullah and Abdullah Al-Dabbagh, examined all parts of the plane internally and externally, and conducted tests and test flights for the plane, and the flight took about (12) hours to reach King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah at one in the afternoon today, Wednesday.

The B787-10 has modern features. These include its distinctive interior design, spacious cabin, which contains 333 seats for the hospitality class, and 24 seats for the business class, which are fully equipped with the latest amenities and communication technology that makes traveling on board easy and enjoyable, as well as its high technical capabilities; It saves fuel and reduces harmful emissions compared to other wide-body aircraft.

The new aircraft will be scheduled to several destinations that Saudi Arabia’s flights reach in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East region, in addition to operating a number of domestic sectors.

Since the first plane (B787-10) joined the Saudi Airlines fleet in September of last year 2019, more than (210) thousands of guests have had an enriching travel experience on board the latest Dream plane (B787-10). Through more than a thousand flights between a number of major domestic destinations, and to (15) international destinations in Europe and Asia, in addition to the Middle East and North Africa sector.

The Saudi Airlines fleet currently stands at (144) aircraft. These include (33) Boeing (B777-300) aircraft, (13) (B787-9) and (5) (B787-10) aircraft, in addition to (46) Airbus (A320) aircraft. And (15) aircraft (A321), and (32) aircraft (A330-300).

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A new “Dreamliner” plane joins the Saudi Airlines fleet
Sabaq electronic newspaper
Previously
2020-10-15

A new Boeing 787-10 aircraft with registration number (HZ-AR28) arrived at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah yesterday, Wednesday, from the Boeing headquarters in the United States of America.

The new aircraft is the latest version of the dream plane, the fifth of the same type. This is out of a total of 8 aircraft that join the national carrier fleet in an agreement with the American Boeing Company, which also included 15 modern (B777-300) aircraft that have been fully received.

This came within the framework of the fleet modernization and development program as part of a comprehensive transformation program; It is implemented in the enterprise and its group of companies.

The Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines, Sami bin Ali Sindi, explained that the new aircraft, with its modern technology and high potential, will enhance and support the modern and growing fleet of the national carrier and contribute to the implementation of operational plans.

He stressed that the modernization of the Saudi Airlines fleet is carried out according to a careful and thoughtful program that takes into account the current and future needs of the national carrier to provide the best services and maximum comfort for the guests, and this supports the efforts of highly qualified and qualified national cadres who manage this fleet. This helped serve the operational and marketing objectives of “SAUDIA”.

“Sindi” stated that Saudi Airlines is proceeding with implementing the fleet modernization and development program. It is the largest modernization program in the history of the corporation since its inception, and working to provide the best air transportation services, domestic and international logistical support, nationalization of the aviation industry, and the rehabilitation of the sons and daughters of the nation in aviation and air transport specialties and its support services.

He added: The modernization of the national carrier fleet is continuing, praise be to God, and there are more new aircraft that will arrive successively during the coming period within the historical program to modernize and increase the fleet and support it with the latest and best aircraft in the world to keep pace with the development and comprehensive and sustainable development programs that the country is witnessing in this prosperous era of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Highness His trustworthy Crown Prince, and the provision of the best air transport services within the Kingdom, and between it and many countries of the world, and there is more that is being implemented, whether in the field of modernizing and increasing the fleet or developing all services, and raising the operational efficiency of the national carrier; To keep pace with and meet the needs of the current and future stage in light of the comprehensive renaissance and development programs in various fields.

The new plane had left Charleston airport at nine o’clock yesterday night, Saudi Arabia time, on the first arrival flight, led by a crew of the pilots of the national carrier, which included the pilots, “Ali Al-Shehri, Khaled Bukhari, Saeed Al-Ghamdi, and Hazem Al-Abdali.” This was after the Saudi Airlines’ team of engineers, Maan Mandar, Fadi Al-Abdullah and Abdullah Al-Dabbagh, examined all parts of the plane internally and externally, and conducted tests and test flights for the plane, and the flight took about (12) hours to reach King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah at one in the afternoon today, Wednesday.

The B787-10 has modern features. These include its distinctive interior design, spacious cabin, which contains 333 seats for the hospitality class, and 24 seats for the business class, which are fully equipped with the latest amenities and communication technology that makes traveling on board easy and enjoyable, as well as its high technical capabilities; It saves fuel and reduces harmful emissions compared to other wide-body aircraft.

The new aircraft will be scheduled to several destinations that Saudi Arabia’s flights reach in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East region, in addition to operating a number of domestic sectors.

Since the first plane (B787-10) joined the Saudi Airlines fleet in September of last year 2019, more than (210) thousands of guests have had an enriching travel experience on board the latest Dream plane (B787-10). Through more than a thousand flights between a number of major domestic destinations, and to (15) international destinations in Europe and Asia, in addition to the Middle East and North Africa sector.

The Saudi Airlines fleet currently stands at (144) aircraft. These include (33) Boeing (B777-300) aircraft, (13) (B787-9) and (5) (B787-10) aircraft, in addition to (46) Airbus (A320) aircraft. And (15) aircraft (A321), and (32) aircraft (A330-300).

October 15, 2020 – Safar 28, 1442

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The fifth Boeing B787-10 brings the fleet size to 144

A new Boeing 787-10 aircraft with registration number (HZ-AR28) arrived at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah yesterday, Wednesday, from the Boeing headquarters in the United States of America.

The new aircraft is the latest version of the dream plane, the fifth of the same type. This is out of a total of 8 aircraft that join the national carrier fleet in an agreement with the American Boeing Company, which also included 15 modern (B777-300) aircraft that have been fully received.

This came within the framework of the fleet modernization and development program as part of a comprehensive transformation program; It is implemented in the enterprise and its group of companies.

The Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines, Sami bin Ali Sindi, explained that the new aircraft, with its modern technology and high potential, will enhance and support the modern and growing fleet of the national carrier and contribute to the implementation of operational plans.

He stressed that the modernization of the Saudi Airlines fleet is carried out according to a careful and thoughtful program that takes into account the current and future needs of the national carrier to provide the best services and maximum comfort for the guests, and this supports the efforts of highly qualified and qualified national cadres who manage this fleet. This helped serve the operational and marketing objectives of “SAUDIA”.

“Sindi” stated that Saudi Airlines is proceeding with implementing the fleet modernization and development program. It is the largest modernization program in the history of the corporation since its inception, and working to provide the best air transportation services, domestic and international logistical support, nationalization of the aviation industry, and the rehabilitation of the sons and daughters of the nation in aviation and air transport specialties and its support services.

He added: The modernization of the national carrier fleet is continuing, praise be to God, and there are more new aircraft that will arrive successively during the coming period within the historical program to modernize and increase the fleet and support it with the latest and best aircraft in the world to keep pace with the development and comprehensive and sustainable development programs that the country is witnessing in this prosperous era of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Highness His trustworthy Crown Prince, and the provision of the best air transport services within the Kingdom, and between it and many countries of the world, and there is more that is being implemented, whether in the field of modernizing and increasing the fleet or developing all services, and raising the operational efficiency of the national carrier; To keep pace with and meet the needs of the current and future stage in light of the comprehensive renaissance and development programs in various fields.

The new plane had left Charleston airport at nine o’clock yesterday night, Saudi Arabia time, on the first arrival flight, led by a crew of the pilots of the national carrier, which included the pilots, “Ali Al-Shehri, Khaled Bukhari, Saeed Al-Ghamdi, and Hazem Al-Abdali.” This was after the Saudi Airlines’ team of engineers, Maan Mandar, Fadi Al-Abdullah and Abdullah Al-Dabbagh, examined all parts of the plane internally and externally, and conducted tests and test flights for the plane, and the flight took about (12) hours to reach King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah at one in the afternoon today, Wednesday.

The B787-10 has modern features. These include its distinctive interior design, spacious cabin, which contains 333 seats for the hospitality class, and 24 seats for the business class, which are fully equipped with the latest amenities and communication technology that makes traveling on board easy and enjoyable, as well as its high technical capabilities; It saves fuel and reduces harmful emissions compared to other wide-body aircraft.

The new aircraft will be scheduled to several destinations that Saudi Arabia’s flights reach in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East region, in addition to operating a number of domestic sectors.

Since the first plane (B787-10) joined the Saudi Airlines fleet in September of last year 2019, more than (210) thousands of guests have had an enriching travel experience on board the latest Dream plane (B787-10). Through more than a thousand flights between a number of major domestic destinations, and to (15) international destinations in Europe and Asia, in addition to the Middle East and North Africa sector.

The Saudi Airlines fleet currently stands at (144) aircraft. These include (33) Boeing (B777-300) aircraft, (13) (B787-9) and (5) (B787-10) aircraft, in addition to (46) Airbus (A320) aircraft. And (15) aircraft (A321), and (32) aircraft (A330-300).

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