Emirates has recently deployed three additional flights to Riyadh in order to accommodate the surge of travelers to and from the Kingdom during the National Day weekend. These flights have been conveniently scheduled to enable travelers to fully partake in the celebrations, and will depart from Dubai International Airport on the 20th, 21st, and 24th of September. All flights will be operated on Boeing 777 aircraft and will run parallel to Emirates’ existing schedule to the Kingdom.
Emirates offers connectivity to over 140 destinations on its vast global network via its hub in Dubai, connecting travelers from the Kingdom to North America, Southern Africa, and Europe. The airline is renowned for providing a full-service offering onboard, including regional gourmet meals and over 6,500 channels of on-demand entertainment, including over 135 hours of Shahid Original content, exclusively on ice.
Emirates has been serving the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 1989, flying to four gateways, Riyadh, Jeddah, Medina, and Dammam, with 67 flights per week. The airline’s commitment to Saudi Arabia was further reinforced by its role as the main sponsor of the King Salman Cup 2023 earlier this summer, celebrating its passion for football with the fanbase of the 16 top-tier regional clubs from across the Arab World.