SAUDIA re-launches Calicut services from Jeddah and Riyadh


Due to noticeable demand, Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) re-introduced flights to Calicut yesterday (December 5, 2018).

The Saudi-based carrier is re-launching these flights following a period of three and a half years. The airline stopped services in May 2015 because of runway restrictions of wide body aircraft due to runway re-carpeting.

SAUDIA now offers nonstop services to Calicut from both Jeddah and Riyadh on a split schedule – four-times-weekly and three-times-weekly, respectively. The routes are operated by a widebody Airbus A330-300 in a two-class configuration, with 36 seats in business class and 262 seats in economy class.

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As well as Calicut, SAUDIA offers flights to eight other cities in India, including Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Mumbai, Trivandrum, Delhi, Hyderabad and Lucknow.