Saudia Delays Boeing 787-9 Debut to March 2016

Saudia in latest schedule update has revised planned Boeing 787-9 service introduction, which will be delayed by a month. The Skyteam member now plans to introduce the Dreamliner operation from March 2016.

Latest plan for service introductory date as follow.

eff 01MAR16 Jeddah – Riyadh (Previously effective from 01FEB16)
eff 08MAR16 Jeddah – Dubai operating until 20MAR16 (Previously effective from 01FEB16 to 29FEB16)
eff 08MAR16 Riyadh – Dubai (Previously effective from 01FEB16)
eff 09MAR16 Jeddah – Dammam (Previously effective from 01FEB16)
eff 27MAR16 Jeddah – Manchester 4 weekly (Previously effective from 01MAR16)
eff 27MAR16 Jeddah – Paris CDG 1 daily (Previously effective from 01MAR16)
eff 28MAR16 Riyadh – Guangzhou 3 weekly (Previously effective from 01MAR16)
eff 31MAR16 Jeddah – Guangzhou 2 weekly (Previously effective from 01MAR16)