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Singapore Airlines launches Flights to Riyadh via Dubai

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Singapore Airlines launched flights to Riyadh on Sunday.  Riyadh is the second city in Saudi Arabia to which Singapore Airlines operates, after Jeddah. The airline will maintain its current three-times-weekly services to Jeddah, via Abu Dhabi.

SQ454 departs Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2 at 12:50 and is scheduled to arrive at Riyadh King Khalid International Airport Terminal 1 at 18:20.The return leg of the trip – SQ453 – departs from Riyadh at 20:15, and arrives in Singapore at 11:05 the next day. Both legs of the flight operate via Dubai, UAE.

The capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh boasts both modern skyscrapers, such as Kingdom Centre, and many historical monuments, such as the walled city of Dir’aiyah and Musmak Fortress. Dir’aiyah is the kingdom’s first capital and now a Saudi archaeological site, while Musmak Fortress is the city’s most significant historical monument dating back to 1865.

Singapore Airlines Executive Vice-President Marketing and the Regions, Huang Cheng Eng, said, “We are delighted to welcome Riyadh as the latest destination in our global network, and we look forward to extending our welcome to customers on this new service. The warm relationship between Singapore and Saudi Arabia has grown over the years, and we believe the introduction of Singapore Airlines’ new service between the two cities will help foster even closer bilateral trade links.”

Customers on this new service can look forward to a variety of dining choices. Customers traveling in First Class can try the Mutton in coriander gravy, a specially created dish by world-renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor, a member of Singapore Airlines’ International Culinary Panel. Customers in all classes may also choose dishes from Singapore Airlines’ Popular Local Fare programme, including the famous Singapore chicken rice, among others.

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