Saudi Arabian Airlines launches flights to Mauritius
Saudi Arabian Airlines will begin scheduled flights between Riyadh and Jeddah to the Republic of Mauritius from 14 September.
The latest destination is the third new route for the airline this year and 87th in total.
Mauritius provides a variety of attractions such as marine and eco-tourism ventures, diving, beaches and much more.
For the first time, the two nations will have regular scheduled flights, proving a seamless link for passengers from Mauritius to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, director general of Saudi Arabian Airlines, said: “As a full-service carrier, Saudia provides an extensive selection of routes for leisure and business travellers alike. The start of services to the island of Mauritius provides guests with a unique destination to visit.”
Flight SV481 will operate from Riyadh to Mauritius, with a brief one hour stop in Jeddah. The total flying time to Mauritius is nine hours from Riyadh and seven hours 20 minutes from Jeddah.
The three-times-weekly service will be operated with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in a two-class configuration of 24 fully-flat seats in Business Class and 274 seats in Guest Class.