The Saudi national carrier flynas has announced the inauguration of a new flight route between Dammam and Abu Dhabi, in a new step towards strengthening the network of international flights, and linking King Fahd International Airport in Dammam with Abu Dhabi International Airport, which is considered the second largest airport in the UAE, and one of the fastest growing airports worldwide.
As of December 23, 2016, flynas will launch four flights from King Fahd International Airport in Dammam to Abu Dhabi International Airport, on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
With the launching of this flight from Dammam Airport, the third Base Operation of flynas, the number of flynas weekly flights between cities of the Kingdom to the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, increases to 25 flights ,through 14 weekly flights from Riyadh and 7 weekly flights from Jeddah, along with the new flights from King Fahd International Airport in Dammam. The new flights will use Airbus A320, which provides both “Economy and Business” class seats, to offer wider range of options to those who desire to travel.
Commenting on this, the CEO of NAS Holding, Bander Al-Mohanna, said: “The provision of new flights between the Kingdom and the UAE demonstrates flynas concern to cover a wider range of international destinations, while making a major contribution to the support of the economy and tourism growth. While we seek to consolidate of our place in the Gulf market, we take care of choosing the flight times that suits everyone. Furthermore, we firmly believe that these flights will encourage people desire to travel between the two countries, and stimulate investments and joint projects, in the light of the increase in movement of travelers.”
Al-Mohanna added: “This destination is number 14 from flynas Base in Dammam, and it comes within the flynas plan of expanding the number of new destinations, which will satisfy the needs and desires of our guests travelers. Moreover, we always emphasize our commitment to offer more flights, cover new destinations with competitive prices, and to continue our strategic expansion with new markets that fit different kinds of needs.”