Program News



Saudia Alfursan is proud to announce the launch of a partnership with hotel booking website and mobile app, Rocketmiles. Alfursan members can now earn 1,000 – 5,000 Miles per night for their hotel stay for bookings worldwide. Plus, for a limited time, earn an additional 3,000 bonus Miles for your first Rocketmiles booking.

“I am delighted to welcome Rocketmiles as the newest Alfursan partner. Rocketmiles’ innovative and unique offering provides our members with even more opportunities to earn miles when travelling with Saudia” Dr. Abdulaziz Khayat, General Manager - Alfursan.

To book your hotel stay, click here.

Saudia launches its newest lounges at the King Fahd International Airport in Dammam


Saudia is proud to announce the launch of domestic and international Alfursan Lounges at the King Fahad International Airport in Dammam, The new lounges are part of a Saudia initiative to develop domestic and international Alfursan lounges throughout Saudi Arabia.Inspired by the best of contemporary and traditional Arabian heritage, these lounges offer members a premium and comfortable experience prior to their flight.

At 1,000 Sqm in size, both lounges provide customers with luxurious seating areas, concierge service, exclusive dining section and fully-equipped business center. The lounges can be accessed by Alfursan Gold and Silver members, SkyTeam Elite and Elite Plus members, and First and Business class customers flying on Saudia.


Fly even further using you Hotel Points


Enjoy a year-end bonus this December when you transfer your hotel points to Alfursan Miles. 

For every point you transfer, you will receive 20% extra Alfursan Bonus Miles.


To boost your Bonus Miles this December, simply transfer your points from the following participating partners:

  • Hilton
  • IHG
  • SPG
  • Jumeirah
  • Shangri-La
  • Marriott
  • Wyndham

Transferring your points is easy. Simply login to your hotel member profile and select the ‘transfer’ option. Enter your Alfursan member ID and the number of points you would like to transfer, and click enter. Your Alfursan Miles and 20% Bonus Miles should be automatically credited within one month, but if you assistance please contact the relevant partner call center.

Please note: the offer is valid from 1st December to 31st December, 2014 and Bonus Miles earned only apply to Alfursan Reward Miles. Status Miles are not affected. Transfers made prior to the promotion date will not be eligible for bonus miles.

Receive up to 50% Bonus Miles with the Alfursan Buy Miles promotion


Receive up to 50% Bonus Miles with the Alfursan Buy Miles promotion, and enjoy an extended limit on the number of Miles you can purchase.

From now until December 31, 2014, you can enjoy Bonus Miles every time you Buy, Gift or Transfer Miles at . Furthermore, the number of Miles you can buy in one calendar year has been increased from 40,000 to 60,000 Miles for this limited time only.


For example, when you buy 60,000 Miles you will receive 30,000 Miles free of charge. That’s a total of 90,000 Miles, which you can redeem instantly for free flights or upgrades. 

Further details on the Special Buy Miles promotion rewards can be found in the table:


Number of Miles Buy/ Gift Miles Transfer
1,000 - 9,000 Miles 20% Bonus 10% Bonus
10,000 - 19,000 Miles 30% Bonus 20% Bonus
20,000 - 29,000 Miles 40% Bonus 30% Bonus
30,000 - 39,000 Miles 50% Bonus 40% Bonus
40,000 – 60,000 Miles 50% Bonus 50% Bonus


To take advantage of this offer, please click here and log in to your Alfursan account.

Terms and conditions:

  • The Buy Miles promotion is valid from 15th November until 31st of December 2014. 
  • The extended limit on the number of Miles that can be purchased or gifted is only valid for this promotion period only. 
  • Bonus Miles from Gift/Transfer transactions will be awarded to the nominated member’s account. 
  • Miles may be purchased or gifted for SAR 0.1125 per mile. 
  • Miles may be transferred for SAR 0.05625 per mile. 
  • Minimum amount of Miles that can be purchased or gifted is 1000 Miles. 
  • A maximum of 40,000 Reward Miles can be purchased or gifted in a calendar year, however for this promotion period only - the limit has been extended to 60,000 Reward Miles. 
  • A maximum of 60,000 Reward Miles can be transferred in a calendar year.
  • Additional GST/HST will be charged to Canadian residents.


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Celebrate with Double Miles on new flights to Dubai from Gassim and Jeddah

To mark the launch of direct Saudia Gassim-Dubai flights and a new daily Jeddah-Dubai departure time of 6:30pm, we’re giving away Double Miles. Both new flights begin operation on January 1, 2015 and passengers can earn Double Miles throughout January 2015. To book your ticket click here .


Celebrate with Double Miles on new flights to Amman from Riyadh

Starting January 2015 Saudia will be launching new weekly flights from Riyadh to Amman.

  • In January Saudia will operate 2 new weekly flights on Wednesday and Friday with departures from Amman at 11:25pm.
  • In February and March Saudia will introduce an additional flight on Monday departing at 11:25 pm.

To celebrate the launch of these 2 new direct flights, we’re giving away Double Miles. Both new flights begin operation in 2015 and members can earn Double Miles when taking these new flights. To book your tickets click here .

Special Fares to destinations in the USA

Take advantage of our special fares to destinations in the USA. Fly to Washington or New York on Saudia from SAR 2,600 or to Los Angeles from SAR 3,700. Book your tickets before the 31st of December 2014 for travel up to 20th May 2015 to avail of these great deals. Note: stated fares exclude taxes and surcharges.Special fares applicable on Saudia flights only to the specified destinations, subject to availability.Booking period: From now up to 31th December 2014. Travel period : From now up to 20th May 2014.

Enjoy more flexibility on international flights

From December 1, 2014 travelers can take advantage of our new unrestricted tickets. Enjoy greater convenience and flexibility with international tickets that allow date and destination changes, or permit re-issue. Please note: terms, conditions and fees apply.

ID Check on all domestic flights

To comply with air travel regulations, Saudia will conduct passenger ID checks for all domestic flights. Passengers are kindly requested to present themselves at the domestic check-in desk no later than 45 minutes prior to departure and at the boarding gate no later than 15 minutes before take-off.

Book and Buy on domestic flights

We are always looking for ways to improve your travel experience, so to ensure better seat availability we’re introducing a new book and buy policy. Effective January 1, 2015 all domestic tickets must be purchased at the time of reservation to complete the booking process. Please note that fees will be charged for any changes to your booking after the ticket has been purchased.

Fly to 10 more destinations with Saudia’s new codeshare partners


Saudia is always looking for ways to provide additional flexibility and convenience. Saudia have signed new codeshare partnerships with three renowned airlines offering you easy access to a further 10 destinations. You can now enjoy the convenience of a single combined ticket to connecting destinations


  • Singapore Airlines – Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide (via Singapore)
  • Royal Air Maroc – Tangier, Marrakesh and Agadir (via Casablanca)
  • South African Airways – Cape Town and Durban (via Johannesburg)


Whether you choose to enjoy Australia’s coasts, the magnificent metropolises of Morocco, or the cities of South Africa, with Saudia’s new codeshare agreements you can fly with ease & comfort.

For more information about Saudia’s codeshare partners and destinations please click here.

Increased baggage allowances for Gold and Silver members

Learn more below about our increased baggage allowances for Silver and Gold members on Guest, Business and First Class flights. This applies for all international flights to/from KSA onboard Saudia.


Cabin* Alfursan Gold Elite Plus and Silver Elite
First Class 1 Extra Check-in bag (32 kg max)
Business Class 1 Extra Check-in bag (32 kg max)
Guest Class 1 Extra Check-in bag (23 kg max)


On all sectors operated by A320 aircrafts, one extra checked-in bag is permitted for all cabins with a maximum weight of 23 Kgs for Alfursan Gold Elite Plus and Alfursan Silver Elite members.

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SAUDIA receives 4-Star SkyTrax rating and other prestigious awards


SAUDIA is making significant progress in improving customer experience and this has been recognised at the 2014 SkyTrax World Airline Awards.


SAUDIA was awarded the 4-Star Airline Rating; a seal of Quality Approval presently awarded to only 35 airlines, recognising airlines that deliver a good overall quality performance. We are delighted to have been awarded this rating and will continue to strive for further excellence for the benefit of our customers.


Furthermore, SAUDIA was proud to be announced the winner of the Best Airline First Class Comfort Amenities and the World's Best Economy Class Airline Seat. SAUDIA was also nominated for the World's Most Improved Airline award.


SkyTrax hosts the World Airline Awards annually, a prestigious accolade for the global airline industry and an event that is well contested in all categories. Travellers from more than 160 countries take part each year in the world’s largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the award winners, ensuring the World Airline Awards are a global benchmark of airline excellence. The survey covers 245 airlines and measures standards across 41 key performance indicators. Being able to win these awards in the face of such competition is a true indication of the effort SAUDIA is dedicating to improving customer experience.


To discover the latest SAUDIA announcements and exclusive Alfursan member privileges, please visit

First Class and Business Class passengers to enjoy regional first

As part of our continued efforts to upgrade onboard service and enhance customer convenience, SAUDIA are now providing complimentary inflight WiFi access codes to our First Class and Business Class customers on selected flights.


SAUDIA are the first airline in the Middle East to offer this benefit. First Class and Business Class customers flying SAUDIA’s USA, London, Paris and Dubai (and very shortly, Madrid) routes will receive free OnAir access codes prior to boarding.


The automated service simply requires customers to provide their cellular phone number at check in. Once a customer has been issued their boarding pass, the WiFi access code will be sent directly to their cell phone allowing immediate OnAir access when the aircraft is airborne.


Customers travelling in Guest Class can continue to purchase their OnAir WiFi access onboard.


New benefits are frequently being added to SAUDIA’s onboard services. Stay up to date with all the latest news by visiting the SAUDIA website at

Enjoy more of the West Coast with our Virgin America codeshare


See even more of the USA with SAUDIA’s latest codeshare partnership with Virgin America. In addition to SAUDIA’s existing routes to New York (JFK), Washington (IAD) and Los Angeles (LAX), customers can now access an even larger network of cities with ease.


Since launching in 2007, Virgin America has captured many travel industry best-in-class awards, including Condé Nast’s Best Domestic Airline and Best Business/First Class for six consecutive years, and Travel+Leisure’s Best Domestic Airline for six consecutive years.


By partnering with Virgin America, SAUDIA provides codeshare flights to San Francisco (SFO), Las Vegas (LAS) and Seattle (SEA). The Virgin America operated flights connect through LAX and are a welcome addition to the thousands of other worldwide destinations that can be accessed with SAUDIA’s SkyTeam partners.


To find out more about SAUDIA’s USA flight schedules please visit  

Complimentary Riyadh lounge access for Alfursan Silver and Gold members


As elite members of Alfursan, we truly recognize the importance of our Silver Elite and Gold Elite Plus members and therefore we constantly seek out new opportunities to provide even more exclusive benefits and privileges to enhance travel experiences with us.


We are now pleased to announce the opening of a new Alfursan Lounge in the domestic terminal of Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport. The new lounge includes modern, elegant and attractive facilities and services that have been designed to complement the new identity of SAUDIA. Located on the mezzanine floor, the 1,200m² lounge has capacity for 220 guests. A luxurious seating area, concierge service, an exclusive dining section and a fully-equipped business center are just some of the many features the new lounge offers.


The opening of this lounge is part of an overall strategy to enhance all Alfursan lounges in Domestic & International terminals throughout Saudi Arabia. Below is a list of all the airports where the upcoming Alfursan lounges will be opening:


King Fahad International Terminal in Dammam


  • Size : 1000 m²
  • Capacity : 185 guests
  • Opening planned : late 2014


King Fahad Domestic Terminal in Dammam


  • Size : 1000 m²
  • Capacity : 200 guests
  • Opening planned : late 2014


Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Medina


  • Size : 800 m²
  • Capacity : 90 guests
  • Opening planned : early 2015


Also coming soon,

First Class lounge in King Abdulaziz International Terminal in Jeddah


  • Size : 2000 m²
  • Capacity : 180 guests


Business Class lounge in King Abdulaziz International Terminal in Jeddah


  • Size : 2700 m²
  • Capacity : 360 guests


Arrivals  lounge in King Abdulaziz International Terminal in Jeddah


  • Size : 800 m²
  • Capacity : 60 guests


For more information regarding lounge access and the other benefits of each Alfursan membership tier, please visit


Important Safety Instructions to ensure a smooth and safe flight journey


Please take note of the below safety instructions with regards to your luggage to ensure a safe and smoother trip with Saudia or any of our SkyTeam partners:


  • Carry-on baggage must not exceed 9kg in First and Business class cabins and 7kg in Economy class cabins. Please also ensure baggage size does not exceed that of overhead compartment capacity on board.
  • For your safety and the safety of all passengers onboard it is forbidden to carry compressed and liquid materials in either check-in baggage or carry-on baggage.
  • Ensure labels containing your name and phone numbers (clearly written) are properly fixed using adhesive on the inside and outside of your baggage.
  • Do not place valuables and important documents inside baggage that will be checked-in.
  • Ensure that your baggage is secured by lock or key lock before you check it in.
  • Identify your baggage using tag numbers and not by type and colour


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Travel the world for free with SkyTeam


As a member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance, Saudia provides Alfursan members access to an extensive global network of airlines. As an Alfursan member you can earn and redeem Miles on the SkyTeam network – putting more than 15,000 daily flights to over 1,000 destinations across 178 countries at your fingertips.


To find out how many Miles are required to redeem a flight with a SkyTeam partner, just visit the following AlFursan website links:


For flights from or to KSA

For all other flights

Learn more on the latest Alfursan program developments


As part of our on-going efforts to make your experience with Alfursan more rewarding, we have made a few changes to the earning and redemptions tables. Here, we explain this further

Starting 1st April 2014, we will have separate earning structures for domestic and international flights, ensuring you earn more Miles wherever you fly to. Below are the new earning tables with the percentage of Miles you can earn:


For Saudia Domestic Flights:


Ticket Purchased – Domestic Fare-code Earning rate on Miles flown
First Class “Premium” F 250% of miles flown
Business Class “Premium” J 175% of miles flown
Guest Class “Premium” Q 100% of miles flown
Guest Class “Value” U 75% of miles flown

*Charter flights, reward flights, discounted Airline Industry tickets and other non-commercial fares would not be eligible for Alfursan Reward Miles.


For Saudia International flights:


*Ticket Purchased- International Fare-code Earning rate
First Class “Premium” F, P,A 250% of miles flown
Business Class “Premium” J 175% of miles flown
Business Class “Value” C, D, I 150% of miles flown
Guest Class “Premium” Y 100% of miles flown
Guest Class “Value” E, B, M, K, H, Q ,L, T 75% of miles flown
Guest Class “Super Saver” G, N, V 50% of miles flown

*Charter flights, reward flights, discounted Airline Industry tickets and other non-commercial fares would not be eligible for Alfursan Reward Miles.



In addition, we have updated our redemption tables to include our newest destinations, please click here to have a look

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Exclusive privileges for Gold Elite Plus & Silver Elite members


We are constantly looking for ways to reward your loyalty with premium Alfursan benefits and want to enhance your travel experience with the highest levels of service and comfort, whether on the ground or in the air.


Start your journey with the peaceful and relaxed atmosphere of our Alfursan Lounges. From 1st April 2014:


  • As an Alfursan Silver Elite member, you and 3 of your family members will have access to Business Class lounges when flying on Saudia flights even while travelling on Guest tickets.
  • With your Alfursan Gold Elite Plus membership you and 3 members of your family & one guest can relax in First Class Lounges when you are flying on Saudia flights. And with your SkyTeam Elite Plus status, you and one guest can enjoy SkyTeam lounge access when travelling on or connecting to/from a same day international flight operated by a SkyTeam partner.


What’s more, as an Alfursan Gold Elite Plus & Silver Elite members you can now enjoy a dedicated service counter at Jeddah Airport. The counter is the start of many more that will be opened across airports in the Kingdom and will offer a variety of services which include:


  • Upgrade Redemptions.
  • Ticketing & reservations requirements.
  • Highest Priority Wait listing for International & domestic flights.
  • Missing Miles requests and enquiries.
  • Payment Acceptance for cancellation of reward tickets and Miles re-crediting.


To find out more about Alfursan Lounges, your exclusive access privileges, and our dedicated Alfursan counter at Jeddah Airport, please click here.

Fly direct to Manchester and Los Angeles with Saudia

With the launch of the direct non-stop flights to Manchester and Los Angeles, you can now enjoy even more convenience and comfort from Saudia.


  • From March 31, 2014 Saudia will be flying to Los Angeles three times a week – direct and non-stop. Visit the West Coast’s most famous city and experience high levels of comfort, entertainment and service aboard our modern Boeing 777-300ER fleet.
  • From April 1, 2014, you can fly to Manchester, the UK’s second city, direct and non-stop. Three weekly flights from Jeddah can be enjoyed in the spacious and relaxing surrounds of our fleet of Boeing 777s.


Below is the flight Schedule for flights to Manchester Starting April 1, 2014 :


Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday
Route Departure Time Arrival Time
Jeddah to Manchester 03:30 08:15


Below is the flight Schedule for flights to Los Angeles Starting March 31, 2014 :


Saturday, Monday & Thursday
Route Departure Time Arrival Time
Jeddah to Los Angeles 03:50 10:00


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