Jeddah: International flights will be launched from Niom City Airport to selected destinations. Neom said Saudi Airlines will operate international services and will have weekly services to Dubai in early June 2022. There are also plans to launch direct flights to London in the future. The move would mark the start of commercial services through Neom Airport. About 40 percent of the world’s population can reach Neom within four hours from three continents, Neom said.
Ibrahim al-Omar, Saudi Arabia’s director general engineer, said the partnership with NEOM was in line with Saudi Airlines’ ambitions and efforts to support Vision 2030. Neom Airport will become the leading airport in the country in the field of aviation by increasing the number of guests. It will also be able to expand services to more international destinations.
Demand for this specialty has grown significantly as a result of recent corporate scandals. The Saudi director general said that Saudi Arabia will be on the list of major destinations.
NIMO CEO Engineer Nalmi Alnasir said the airport is one of NIMO’s flagship companies. Neom is an important gateway for accelerating the arrival of residents, business partners and those looking for a new future in Neom. Their announcement of the launch of commercial airlines represents a significant step in the journey of NEOM projects and a clear indication of their rapid growth. This is the best and fastest way to find Neom’s world. The airport will play a key role in serving the region’s air transport and logistics sector in line with Vision 2030’s objectives, ”he said.
Saudi Arabian Airlines plans to operate direct services to and from Neom Airport through a partnership with Neom. In addition to its numerous business partners and investors around the world, NEOM currently has a distinguished team of over 1,500 employees, both local and international, from more than 65 countries.