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Jeddah back on British Airways’ route map

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British Airways will resume flights to Riyadh on November 4, 2024, boosting connectivity with four weekly flights operated by Boeing 787s.

British Airways announced the route’s return at the GREAT FUTURES expo in Riyadh, a flagship event to drive business engagement between the UK and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Available to book immediately, the route will begin operating on 4 November 2024, serving the Saudi Arabian city on a year-round basis from British Airways’ home at London Heathrow.

The new flights will be operated by the Boeing 787 fleet and will boost connectivity to the Kingdom as the four-per-week service, joins the daily service between Riyadh and Heathrow Terminal 5.

Speaking to the delegation in Riyadh’s King Abdullah Financial District, Colm Lacy, British Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, said: “We have a long history of connecting families, friends and businesses in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with our home in London. There are significant opportunities for businesses in both countries, so we’re pleased we can re-build our connectivity and strengthen links between the two kingdoms.”  

The planned timetable (subject to slots and operational constraints)

Days of the week London Heathrow departure time Arrival time into Jeddah Departure time from Jeddah Arrival time into London Heathrow
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Saturday. 20:10 05:30 the following day 07:55 11:45

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