The national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (SAUDIA) has just welcomed home it’s first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner.
As the largest aircraft in Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner family of jets, the new 787-10 will complete SAUDIA’s fleet of 13 Boeing 787-9s.
Setting the benchmark for fuel potency and operational social science the new longer version of the 787 is about to play a key role in SAUDIA’s fleet and network enlargement.
While speaking at the hospitable ceremony, Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines, His Excellency Eng.
Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser same, according to the Saudi Gazette:
“SAUDIA operates a progressive fleet equipped with the most recent technology, and in addition to the airline’s existing Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, is now adding the 787-10 variant which will further support
future network growth plans.
“The airplane’s aboard cabin options, long-range capability and the latest in technological advancements are among the many aspects of what makes the Boeing 787 highly popular with our guests.”
How will the SAUDIA 787-10 be configured?
The Saudi Arabia Airlines Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner will feature a two-class configuration with 24 seats in business class and 333 seats in what SAUDI calls their ‘guest class’. Most of us refer to this as economy.
The Boeing 787-10 could be a stretched version of the 787-9 Dreamliner that has the addition of forty further seats.
It has a spread of half-dozen,345 nautical miles (11,750 kilometers), allowing it to fly nearly all the routes that are currently served by twin-aisle aircraft.
The 787-10 encompasses a twenty fifth fuel saving over older craft and is kinder to the setting once it involves carbon emissions per traveller.
To help maintain their Boeing fleet and to optimize their 787 Dreamliners, SAUDIA uses Boeing Global Services digital solutions powered by Boeing AnalytX.
Saudi Arabian Airlines and Boeing have an extended relationship
When talking regarding the SkyTeam member’s 75-year relationship with the point of entry plane maker, senior vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing at Boeing, Ihssane Mounir, said: “SAUDIA has been a valued partner with Boeing for nearly seventy five years and this delivery marks another major milestone in our partnership.
Our team takes nice pride in building and delivering quality craft to SAUDIA and that we ar honored by the continued confidence within the 787 Dreamliner and 777 families.” “The addition of the 787-10 to SAUDIA’s fleet can continue the superior inflight expertise that passengers have return to expect of the Dreamliner.
Moreover, the unrivaled fuel potency of the 787 can facilitate SAUDIA open new routes and bring home the bacon vital fuel savings and emission reduction.” In anticipation of the 787-10s arrival, SAUDIA already had the new jet on their Oct schedule. According to Routes on-line, beginning Oct initial the new Dreamliner can operate between Jed’dah and urban center, as well as Jeddah to Kuala Lumpur. Routes advises that the schedule presently feels like this:
Jeddah to Dubai every Saturday once a week.
Departs Jed’dah (JED) at 12:15 as flight variety SV588, inbound urban center (DXB) at 16:00.
Dubai to Jeddah every Saturday once a week.
Departs urban center (DXB) at 17:30 as flight variety SV589, inbound Jed’dah (JED) at 19:15.
Jeddah to Malaysian capital, sixfold per week, every day except Saturday.
Departs Jed’dah (JED) at 04:10, inbound in Malaysian capital (KUL) at 17:50 as flight SV834.
Kuala Lumpur to Jed’dah, six times per week, every day except Saturday.
Departs Malaysian capital (KUL) at 19:30, arriving in Jeddah (JED) at 22:50 as flight SV835.
The Malaysian capital route are going to be in impact from tomorrow, first Oct 2019, whereas urban center can begin from Saturday, 5th Oct.