This route represents Saudia’s second destination to Spain. The airline currently flies to Madrid four-times-weekly from Jeddah and Riyadh.
The new four-times-weekly flights are scheduled for Wednesday and Saturdays for the Riyadh to Malaga service, and Thursdays and Mondays for the Jeddah to Malaga one. The services will be operated non-stop to Malaga International Airport.
Saudia added that the total journey time from Riyadh to Malaga was six hours and 40 minutes and, from Jeddah to Malaga, six hours and 35 minutes.
Saudia’s latest aircraft, the Boeing B787 Dreamliner widebody aircraft will operate the route using a two class configuration of 24 full-flat business class seats and 274 seats guest class (economy) seats.
Onboard entertainment options will include Wi-Fi and more than 3,000 hours of movies, games, television programmes, and music, according to Saudia.