Saudi Airlines (Saudia), the national airline of Saudi Arabia, is headquartered in Jeddah. Using Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport as its main operational base for its flights, the airline is among the most profitable companies in the Middle East. The airline, which has direct flights to more than 120 destinations in the Middle East, Asia, Europe, North America and Africa, also organizes charter flights during the Hajj period. The fleet of Saudia airlines consists of 173 aircraft, 47 A320s, 15 A321s, 38 aircraft. A330, 13 B747, 47 B777, 13 B787 dreamliners belong to this fleet.
Saudi Airlines Check-In Procedures
Online check-in at Saudi Airlines is valid for all domestic and some international flights. Online check-in can only be done by passengers with approved and valid e-tickets. Check-in procedures that start 24 hours before the scheduled departure time for international flights can be made up to the last 1.5 hours. In domestic flights, it is possible to do this until the last 1 hour.
Saudi Airlines Baggage Allowance and Pricing
Saudi Airlines passengers can purchase seats from three different travel classes. The catering and baggage rights of Firts Class, Business Class and Guest Class passengers are different from each other. Guest Class passengers have a maximum baggage allowance of 25 kg. First Class and Business Class passengers are entitled to two pieces of baggage with a maximum weight of 25 kg each. There is a charge of SR 140 for each piece that is more than allowed for all travel classes. The fee is lower for online purchases. In addition, the fares vary according to the flight destination.
Saudia Seat Selection
Saudi Airlines passengers do not pay extra for seat selection. Seats at the emergency exit doors cannot be selected during online check-in. Passengers who want to sit in the emergency exit receive support from the airport counter.
Saudi Airlines Ticketing Fee
A ticketing service fee (BSU) is applied for each ticket purchased on Saudi Airlines.
Saudi Airlines Food, Beverage and Catering
In-flight refreshments are free on Saudi Airlines. The in-flight meal menu changes according to the flight route. There are different up-to-date menus on flights to the Middle East, Europe, America and Africa.