Saudia is the national carrier of Saudi Arabia. The airline commenced operations with a single aircraft in 1945. The airline has grown tremendously to be recognized as one of the leading airlines in the world.
Saudia operates a modern fleet of 154 aircraft comprising 89 Airbus and 65 Boeing aircraft. Saudia operates from its 3 main hubs - King Khalid International Airport, King Fahd International Airport and King Abdulaziz International Airport.
Saudia flies to over 127 destinations in North America, Africa, Europe and Asia besides Middle East.
The IATA code for Saudia is SV
The ICAO code for Saudia is SVA. The Callsign for Saudia is SAUDIA.
Saudia Codeshare Agreements
Saudia has entered into codeshare agreements with Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Korean Air, Middle East Airlines, Oman Air and Royal Air Maroc.
Saudia SkyTeam Membership
Saudia is a member of the SkyTeam Alliance which enables it to offer 1062 worldwide destinations in 177 countries. Besides, Saudia’s alliance with SkyTeam enables it to utilize the SkyTeam Round the World Planner to book round the world tickets easily. Further with SkyTeam Travel Passes flyers can take advantage of savings and flexibility provided by the alliance.
Saudia Airport Services
Saudia offers a host of airport services for the benefit of passengers. These include seat allotment for families and groups traveling together. Special counter for passengers with special needs. Denied boarding compensation for passengers holding confirmed tickets but are denied boarding. Self service kiosks for check-in.
Saudia also provides exclusive schedule service with “Saudia Private Aviation” that allows flights to be organized with the privacy and convenience of private aviation terminals.
Classes of Travel on Saudia
Austrian Airlines offers economy and business class tickets across all its flights. The airline offers on European routes "Light", "Classic" and "Flex" fare options. All fare options are subject to conditions that may include service, allowances and price.
Saudia Baggage Allowance
Saudia has a standard package for baggage allowance. The Guest Class is allowed 1 piece of baggage not weighing more than 25 Kg. First Class and Business Class get an additional piece. The size of the baggage cannot exceed 158 Cm (l x w x h). Hand luggage is restricted to 1 piece not exceeding 9Kg for First and Business Class travel and 7 Kg for Guest Class travel.
Complete information on baggage is available on the URL:
Saudia Advisory on Travel to Saudi Arabia
Saudia encourages visitors to learn about travel related issues to Saudi Arabia. Visa is required for entry into the country. Embassies in various countries are authorized to issue visas for short stay, business, residence or work. Religious visas are issued for travel to Makkah and Madinah. Visitors are required to note that alcohol, narcotics, weapons, ammunition, pork and pornography are prohibited in the country. Medicines under prescription must be documented.