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Your Alfursan virtual card is available to download online

As an ongoing commitment to improve our passenger experience, we have created Virtual Alfursan Member Cards. This card will be exactly the same as the physical card you carry, however can now be downloaded onto your smart phone to make traveling with Saudia even more convenient. Simply login to your online account on your smart phone and click on Request virtual card from Account Info.

This Virtual Card will be available for installation on both Apple and Android mobile phones so you can track all your frequent flying privileges directly from your smart phone at any time.

The Virtual Card will enable you to earn Reward Miles that can be redeemed for free flights and upgrades and also allow you to experience a host of exciting offers, rewards and preferential rates on a range of our partners including car rental companies, credit card organizations and world-class hotels.


Fast track your way to a free flight

Want a quicker way to earn free flights with Alfursan? The more you use your Alfursan membership card, when purchasing, the more miles you will earn towards free flights with SAUDIA.

With a range of global partners to choose from, you can earn miles every time you buy the services offered by our partners including; 5 financial businesses (up to 1 mile per SAR 4 spent), 3 hotel booking engines (up to 10,000 miles per stay), 17 hotel groups (500 miles per stay), 5 car rental companies (up to 1 mile per SAR 1 spent), 2 telcoms (up to 4 miles per minute), and 3 retail (up to 1 mile per SAR 2 spent). For the full list of our earning partners please click here.
With free upgrades starting from 5,000, and free flights from 20,000 miles it won’t take long to sue your miles.

We also offer good miles earning rates with our co-branded credit cards. For example, when you spend SAR 40,000 on your card for any everyday purchases, earn up to 10,000 miles, enough for an upgrade to Dubai. Or spend SAR 80,000 on your card, earn 20,000 miles, enough for a free round-trip flight to Dubai. For full details please view our financial partner page and our redemption table.


Saudia boosts flights to LA

We are very excited to announce that as of June 1st 2016, SAUDIA has increased its flights between Saudi Arabia and Los Angeles from three departures a week to five.

This flight to Los Angeles International Airport’s Tom Bradley International Terminal (LAX/TBIT) will now fly nonstop to both Jeddah and to the capital city of Riyadh operating Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday taking off at 15:00.The B777-300ERs aircraft will offer a total of 305 seats, accommodating 24 passengers in First Class, 36 in Business Class and 245 in Guest Class.

This addition of flights comes with an increased demand for accommodating passengers during the peak travel season as well as part of our ongoing commitmentto continue our expansion in North America and beyond.


SAUDIA awarded for excellence

SAUDIA is proud to announce that they have been rewarded for their excellence in service by Global Traveler Magazine.

This leading business and luxury travel magazine, presented SAUDIA with the Publisher’s Recognition Award for Service Excellence and Reliability in ceremonies held during the recent inauguration of the airlines’ new offices in Los Angeles.

The award was given for SAUDIA’S continuous improvements in quality services marked by its acquisition of the latest widebodied aircraft, state-of-the-art entertainment system and expansion into new markets.

Saudia is still the only nonstop airline between North America and Saudi Arabia with daily flights from New York JFK International and Washington Dulles International and three flights weekly from Los Angeles and Toronto, using the latest B777-300 with flatbed seats in First Class.

We are extremely honored to havereceive this award and look forward to pushing ourselves and our high level of excellence in the future.


SkyTeam Awarded ‘Airline Alliance of the Year’ 2016

SkyTeam have snapped up yet another award for ‘Airline Alliance of the Year’ 2016 at The Air Transport Awards that took place in Salzburg, Austria.

Winning this award for the second consecutive year, SkyTeam are clearly demonstrating their ongoing customer-focused approach recognized by both the industry and customers. Accomplishments for receiving this award included their priority benefits, lounge access, technology investment and synergy with Greater China.

SkyTeam are focused on delivering continuous value to their 20 member airlines with over 665 million customers, by creating a seamless travel experience across our network of 1,057 destinations. In the future, they plan to implement even more industry-leading services and benefits to enhance the travel experience throughout the SkyTeam network.

As a loyal member airline, SAUDIA would like to congratulate SkyTeam for this award and their continuous dedication, commitment and service to our customers.

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