Greece’s nationwide provider AEGEAN on Wednesday signed an unique cooperation cope with Saudi Arabia’s Elaf Group, a long-established chief in journey, tourism and hospitality.
Signed on the sidelines of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud’s official go to to Athens, the settlement issues the business illustration of AEGEAN in Saudi Arabia, the place the Greek airline has been working scheduled flights since 2015 and is desirous about regularly growing its presence.
Proper now AEGEAN operates three weekly flights to and from Jeddah airport all year long and three weekly flights to and from Riyadh through the summer time season.
A quick rising chief within the Center East journey and tourism business, Elaf is a Basic Gross sales Agent (GSA) for main airways and operates its personal chain of three-, four- and five-star lodges.
Within the context of the discussions held in Athens with Elaf Group, AEGEAN expressed its intention to enhance the variety of scheduled flights each to Jeddah and to Riyadh after boosting its fleet with Airbus A320/321neo plane it has on order.
AEGEAN’s plans for the Saudi market contains the addition of a morning connection to Riyadh, the extension of frequencies to Jeddah and to Riyadh and likewise the launch of a brand new route that may join Athens with Dammam.
In accordance with AEGEAN, air site visitors to and from Saudi Arabia has been on the rise lately, reflecting the rising tourism curiosity within the space. AEGEAN goals to assist this with its community, because it has already elevated its presence in comparison with the corresponding third quarter of 2019 by 25 %.
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