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Saudia Airlines


1,803 reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 620, Jeddah 21231 Saudi Arabia 011 966 9200 22222 Website
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  • Food and Beverage
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
6 helpful votes
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Excellent service at the check- in counter at Or Thambo in Jhb, aswell as in other airports except JEDDAH.

International Economy Johannesburg - Paris
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
5 helpful votes
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I regularly travel on other airlines. Especially Emirates Airline. Saudia have a lot of work to do to match the standards of Emirates. If I ever go to Jeddah again, I would rather get an indirect flight with Emirates than fly Saudia. Very poor service. Check in is a nightmare. Boarding is confusing.

International Economy Jeddah - London
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
5 helpful votes
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Travelled Business Class. Never again with this Airline. Other than the wider seat that turns to a bed, there is nothing complimentary about their service. Check in was a nightmare and took longer than it would in economy class. Their Sky Lounge at Jeddah airport was terrible with barely any food. A few snacks and drinks. When I enquired about...

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International Business Class Jeddah - London

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8 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
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economy class ticket. Hoping to get it and so I’ve made a “Strong” bid according to their web meter. Entered all info and waited until they results 48 hr before the departure day. I had this little issue called bank fraud security procaution thing in which banks decline suspicious transactions (if you had two transactions in two different countries consequently...

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International Economy Pittsburgh - Dammam

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Level 1 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Nothing better than travelling with the national carrier, first class service, comfortable seats enjoying the long trip and the distinctive variety of entertainment programs and cuisine offered by the chef on the flight

International First Class Riyadh - New York City
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Flying anno 2018 one can expect a certain level of service and quality. Saudia is proud member of Skyteam so this raises the expectations. However, arriving in an Airbus A330 without in-flight entertainment (for a flight of 8hrs) is a first deception. We were told that no blankets were available neither were any toiletries or little extras provided, so that...

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International Economy Jeddah - Johannesburg

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14 reviews
9 helpful votes
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1-priority line for first class passengers in the security inspection in riyadh airport is not fully enforced (while in jeddah airport no such line exist) , economy class passengers are allowed. 2- priority check-in for first class passengers is not fully enforced and fully observed by saudia staff 3- onboard meals are good in quality but the menue are fixed

Domestic Business Class Riyadh - Jeddah
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Milton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago
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I got boarding pass but could not board bcz security guy was on the ph for half hr, long lines and no announcement by airline. costed me 6000 dollars, Plz dont travel with them

International Economy Toronto - Lahore
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Cairo, Egypt
Level 5 Contributor
35 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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Flight departure as scheduled Arrival on time Crew was very friendly Food was nice Luggage was late.

International Business Class Riyadh - Cairo
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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33 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago
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Great flight, great service, landed ahead of schedule. Saudia has the best in in-flight entertainment, the food is better than most other airlines I have experienced. I was able to get exit row seating which made all the difference in the world. If you are traveling internationally to or from the Middle East, you need to fly Saudia. It is...

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International Economy Jeddah - Washington DC

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About Saudia Airlines
Jeddah-based Saudia (SV) is the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia. The airline, which is part of the SkyTeam alliance, flies to about 125 destinations in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. It also has codeshare agreements with about 10 other airlines. The airline's primary hub is located at Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED), and a secondary hub is at Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH). Saudia flies planes featuring three-cabin (First Class, Business Class and Economy Class) and two-cabin (Business Class and Economy Class) configurations. In accordance with Islamic dietary laws, Saudia does not serve alcoholic beverages or food containing pork.
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