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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


For more information, please visit



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 throughout the entire SkyTeam network – putting more than 15,000 daily flights to over 1,000 destinations across 178 countries at your fingertips.


Alfursan Miles can be redeemed for a wide choice of free flights with the following airlines – Air France, KLM, Middle East Airlines, Czech Airlines, Delta Airlines, Air Europa, Kenya Airways and Vietnam Airlines.


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

For more information, please visit


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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