SaudiGulf was founded in 2014. It is a Saudi based airline privately owned by Al-Qahtani Group. SaudiGulf Airlines launched its operations in 2016 with a fleet of 4 Airbus A320 aircraft to carry passengers from Dammam to Riyadh and Jeddah. The main operational hub is located in King Fahd International Airport in Dammam.
SaudiGulf Airlines has signed a consultancy agreement with Gulf Air to offer consultations in operating flights.
It is the fifth Saudi air carrier operating practically out of Saudi Arabia’s airports after Saudia, Flynas, Sama Airlines, and Nesma Airlines.
Currently, SaudiGulf operates flights to and from 3 domestic destinations.
SaudiGulf is planning to open more new domestic and international routes in 2017 and the coming few years.
First class passengers are advantaged with several in-flight amenities. For instance, the First class cabin has leather seats of 53cm wide and the passengers can stay connected with their family, friends, and clients through a high-speed internet connectivity. Also, they can select their meals from a wide range of dishes. The cabin is equipped with individual screens supported by AVOD. The passengers can spend enjoyable time watching the latest movies and listening to their favorite music during their flights.
Economy class on it is cost-effective. The passengers enjoy a comfortable flight at an affordable price. The cabin has comfortable leather seats with shoulder support and ample legroom to stretch feet. Economy class passengers have access to the in-flight entertainment system and Internet connection to stay connected with loved ones and spend joyful time.
SaudiGulf operates a fleet of 4 airplanes of Airbus A320. It plans to increase its aircraft to 26 airplanes after the delivery of 24 CS300 from the Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier.
SaudiGulf Airlines offer several on-ground services and it has always been striving to enhance these services out of its customer satisfaction.
First class passengers on-board SuaidGulf are indulged to have access to airport waiting-lounges. The lounges provide quite zones to relax, enjoy and follow up business activities. They are highly prepared with luxurious services such as diverse complimentary meals, beverages high-speed internet access, comfortable seats, and entertainment materials.
SaudiGulf offers the passengers Arabic coffee during their check-in procedures in the airport. The check-in staff members are available for on-request assistance regarding check-in.
SaudiGulf Airlines provides a personal attendant to offer inexperienced travelers assistance in the airport in order to help them enjoy a seamless travel experience.
SaudiGulf Airlines offers outstanding in-flight amenities to passengers to reinforce its presence among regional and domestic airlines.
All the cabins onboard are equipped with individual screens and give passengers complimentary access to AVOD. They can enjoy watching a selection of entertainment materials including the latest movies, high-quality audio materials, and games. The screens can display a map of the flight progression towards the final destination and the weather outside the airplane. Besides, the individual screens have a feature of prayer time reminder for Muslims and QIBLA directions.
SaudiGulf Airlines offers the passengers chargeable Internet packages. Based on their needs, they can buy the packages onboard the aircraft or prepaid during the online booking process on the airline’s website.
SaudiGulf provides chef-curated menus for the passengers to select their meals and beverages. They can also order their favorite dishes from popular Saudi cuisine in advance through online booking or on the telephone.
Qahtani Aviation Group obtained the economic permit to found an airline.
it was established with a 100% Saudi capital.
SaudiGulf signed a deal to purchase CS300 aircraft from Bombardier with a total cost of US$ 2 billion during Bahrain International Airshow Trade. Further, discussed leasing other 6 aircraft from American aircraft manufacturer Boeing.
SaudiGulf Airlines launched its first operations on Oct.from Dammam to Riyadh two flight per day. It was also announced that a fleet of 4 Airbus A320 would operate a route from Dammam to Jeddah on Nov.
In the first quarter, SaudiGulf Airline strived to operate 7 flights from Dammam to Riyadh and Jeddah. It also planned to add more airplanes to the fleet by summer and to open an international route from Dammam to Dubai.