Sama unveils first India service

Low-cost ME carrier looks to subcontinent

Sama Airlines, based in Damman, Saudi Arabia, has announced it will launch its first service to India with weekly flights to Mumbai from November 12.

Andrew Cowen, Sama CEO said: "The addition of Mumbai as Sama's first destination in India is a part of our strategy to meet the huge demand for low fares travel between Saudi Arabia and India.

Dubai’s low-cost carrier, FlyDubai is scheduled to launch in the first half of 2009 and is believed to have a strong focus on destinations in the subcontinent.

Source: Routes News