Saudi airlines Riyadh Air and Saudia order Boeing aircraft


Saudi airlines Riyadh Air and Saudia order Boeing aircraft

Saudi airlines Riyadh Air and Saudia order Boeing aircraft

Saudi airlines Riyadh Air and Saudia have placed orders for 78 787 Dreamline aircraft from US-based Boeing. The two airlines have also placed options that could take the total order to 121 aircraft.

Riyadh Air has said it will purchase 39 787-9s, with options for an additional 33 787-9s. Saudia will purchase 39 787s, with an option for a further 10. The agreement will include both 787-9 and 787-10 models.

Riyadh Air was launched earlier in March and its aircraft order, together with Saudia’s, will help support the kingdom's aviation and tourism ambitions. The country has a goal of serving 330 million passengers and attracting 100 million visitors annually by 2030.


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