Saudia S17 International service changes as of 19JAN17

Saudia this week gradually adjusted planned operations for summer 2017 season, effective from 26MAR17. A number of 777-200ER service will be gradually replaced by -300ER in the summer season, while the airline continues to expand the offering of NEW 3-class -300ER with First Suite.

The following is a list of planned changes for international service as of 19JAN17. On selected routes, there may be schedule listing discrepancies. Selected routes listed as frequency increase at present time, may see the reversal in coming weeks, as the airline may be shifting operational days.



Dammam – Dhaka eff 26MAR17 2-class 777-300ER begin operating on selected flights, replacing -200ER. From 03MAY17, all 3 weekly service operates with -300ER
Jeddah – Algiers
Service revised from 2 to 1 weekly with 2-class 777-200ER. Scheduled service (excluding charters) temporary suspended from 22JUN17 to 08AUG17 and from 05OCT17 to 28OCT17
Jeddah – Bahrain eff 26MAR17 Increase from 11 to 12 weekly
Jeddah – Cairo eff 10JUN17 All service operated by A330Regional only (Last minute aircraft change remains possible)
Jeddah – Casablanca Service revised from 10 to 9 weekly. From 01MAY17, all service operates with 787-9, replacing 6 weekly 2-class 777-300ER and 3 weekly 787-9
Jeddah – Delhi eff 26MAR17 A330-300 replaces 777-200ER, 1 daily
Jeddah – Geneva
3-class 777-300ER operates 4 weekly during following period: 23JUN17 – 07JUL17, 04SEP17 – 10SEP17
Service operates daily instead of 4 weekly: 10JUL17 – 09SEP17

Jeddah – Guangzhou eff 27MAR17 3-class 777-300ER replaces 777-200ER, 3 weekly
Jeddah – Hyderabad eff 27MAR17 Increase from 3 to 4 weekly, 5th weekly from 06JUL17. 2-class 777-300ER service
Jeddah – Islamabad eff 01APR17 2-class Boeing 777-300ER operating on selected flights, replacing -200ER
Jeddah – Istanbul Ataturk eff 26MAR17 All 3 daily service operated by A330Regional, replacing A330-300
Jeddah – Jakarta
eff 26MAR17 Planned 4 weekly service remains unchanged. 3-class Boeing 777-300ER will begin operate this route 1-2 weekly
Jeddah – Johannesburg eff 01JUN17 A330-300 replaces 777-200ER, 4 weekly (In June 2017, A330 and 777 operates 2 weekly each, while October 2017 sees A330 operates 3 of 4 weekly)
Jeddah – Kano eff 08AUG17 2-class 777-300ER operating on selected flights, replacing -200ER
Jeddah – Karachi eff 03JUL17 All service operated by 777-300ER with various configuration type, replacing -200ER/-300ER mix
Jeddah – Khartoum eff 28MAR17 Increase from 14 to 16 weekly, A330Regional service
Jeddah – Kuala Lumpur eff 02MAY17 Boeing 787-9 begins operating on selected flights. By 01JUL17, all 13 weekly service operated by 787-9, instead of 777-200ER
Jeddah – London Heathrow eff 06APR17 NEW 3-class 777-300ER (with First Suite) operates 1 weekly. All 7 weekly flights featuring First Suite service from 02JUL17
Jeddah – Los Angeles 02JUL17 – 30SEP17 Increase from 3 to 5 weekly, NEW 3-class 777-300ER (with First Suite) operating
Jeddah – Madrid eff 01JUN17 A330-300 replaces 787-9, 4 weekly
Jeddah – Multan eff 01APR17 NEW 4 weekly 2-class 777-200ER service, previously reported. This will switch to 2-class -300ER from 01MAY17
Jeddah – Mumbai eff 01JUN17 2-class 777-300ER replaces 777-200ER, 1 daily
Jeddah – Munich 22JUN17 – 05SEP17 2 of 4 weekly operates with 3-class 777-300ER, some flights features First Suite, replacing A320
Jeddah – New York JFK eff 25MAR17 3-class 777-300ER replaces 2-class, 4 weekly
Jeddah – Paris CDG eff 01APR17 3-class 777-300ER replaces 787-9, 1 daily
Jeddah – Toronto eff 01APR17 787-9 replaces 777-300ER, 4 weekly
Jeddah – Washington Dulles eff 28MAR17 NEW 3-class 777-300ER (with First Suite; 773) replaces existing 3-class -300ER (77W), 3 weekly
Madinah – Cairo eff 26MAR17 A330Regional operates on selected flights
Madinah – Istanbul Ataturk eff 26MAR17 6 of 7 weekly operated by A330Regional, replacing A330-300
Madinah – Kuala Lumpur eff 30APR17 787-9 begins operating this route once a week
Riyadh – Delhi eff 28MAR17 A330-300 replaces 777-200ER, 4 weekly
Riyadh – Guangzhou eff 27MAR17 3-class 777-300ER replaces -200ER, 4 weekly
Riyadh – Islamabad eff 01MAY17 777-300ER with various configurations replacing -200ER, 5 weekly
Riyadh – Karachi eff 02JUN17 777-300ER with various configurations gradually replacing -200ER
Riyadh – Kuala Lumpur eff 02MAY17 787-9 begins operating selected service, replacing 2-class 777-300ER
Riyadh – Male – Colombo eff 03MAY17 777-300ER with various configurations replacing -200ER, 2 weekly
Riyadh – Mumbai eff 06AUG17 2 of 4 weekly operates with 2-class 777-300ER, replacing -200ER
Riyadh – Munich 23JUN17 – 08SEP17 777-300ER with various configurations replacing A320, 3 weekly
Riyadh – Peshawar eff 01JUN17 777-300ER with various configurations operating on selected service, replacing -200ER
Riyadh – Toronto Previously filed 1 weekly service in summer season is cancelled
Riyadh – Washington Dulles eff 25MAR17 NEW 3-class 777-300ER (with First Suite; 773) replaces existing 3-class -300ER (77W), 4 weekly


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