Saudi Arabian Airline Company (Saudia) will today (Thursday) fly its first direct flight to Port Sudan, Sudan’s main seaport on the Red Sea, the national air carrier announced on Wednesday.
The first flight, SV463, will depart from King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah at 3:15 p.m. and will arrive in Port Sudan at 4:20 p.m. It will leave there at 6:30 p.m. to reach Jeddah at 7:35 p.m.
There will be six weekly flights in both directions onboard Airbus A320 aircraft with a capacity of 132 seats consisting of 12 business and 120 in the hospitality sector. There will be 792 seats to Port Sudan every week.