The first Saudia new single-aisle A320ceo arrived at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah on 13 December 2016. This is the first plane out of 30 of the same model under the agreement signed in 2015 which stipulates that Saudia will take delivery of 50 planes, of which 20 will be A330-300 regional twin-aisle aircraft. Till now Saudia has taken delivery of 9 of these planes.
At the same day, another new wide-body plane – a B777-300ER with new first class suites has arrived.
During the coming two weeks, Saudia is scheduled to take delivery of three other A320ceo, two B777-300ER and one regional A330-300 plane.