SAUDIA, the national carrier airline of Saudi Arabia, will begin scheduled flights between Riyadh and Jeddah and the Republic of Mauritius with effect from September 14 this year.
The three-times-weekly service will be operated with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in a two-class configuration of 24 fully-flat seats in Business Class and 274 seats in Guest Class
Flight SV481 will operate from Riyadh to Mauritius, with a brief one hour stop in Jeddah. The total flying time to Mauritius is 9 hours from Riyadh and 7 hours 20 minutes from Jeddah.
Mauritius is the third new route for the airline this year and 87th destination overall.
The island provides a variety of attractions such as marine and eco-tourism ventures, diving, beaches and much more.
For the first time, the two nations will have regular scheduled flights, proving a seamless link for passengers from Mauritius to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Land of the Two Holy Mosques.