Lufthansa to launch new route to Riyadh

German carrier will operate service to the Saudi capital city.
NEWS, Aviation


German carrier Lufthansa will launch a new service to the Saudi Arabian city of Riyadh on April 26.

The new route will fly from Munich to Riyadh's King Khaled International Airport, the airline told a press conference in the kingdom on Sunday.

"This new link will provide additional travel options and opportunities for our customers as Munich is a major business and tourist destination," Stefan Loecherbach, Lufthansa director for Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen, told the press conference, quoted by Arab News.

The service will operate three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. It will be served by a Boeing 737-800 Intercontinental, which has 24 business class seats and in 84 economy class.

The airline currently operates 85 flights to various destinations across the Middle East.

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