SAUDIA resumed its flights to the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh as of Thursday, December 25, 2014 with four weekly flights each from Riyadh and Jeddah. Flights between Riyadh and Sharm El-Sheikh are operated on Saturdays, Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Jeddah-Sharm El-Sheikh flights are on Saturdays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. SAUDIA will use Airbus 320 and Embraer 170 for the new flights. It will increase the frequency of flights between the Kingdom and Sharm El-Sheikh considering growth in passengers. The volume of traffic between Saudi Arabia and Egypt has been witnessing sustained growth, especially during the summer as well as Haj and Umrah seasons.