Riyadh Air pacts with Delta to expand connectivity

Riyadh - Sharikat Mubasher: Riyadh Air, the Saudi new world-class airline, signed a strategic cooperation memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the global premium carrier Delta Air Lines to provide a wide range of benefits for customers traveling between North America and the Kingdom, a recent statement revealed.

The agreement serves as a foundation for a strategic partnership that will enable both parties to expand connectivity and broaden their networks.

Under this partnership, both airlines will work together to open new destinations for leisure travelers and create new opportunities for business travelers to the Saudi capital and beyond.

This collaboration envisions a long-term relationship that includes interline and codeshare connectivity, as well as a deeper partnership encompassing loyalty, customer experience, digital transformation, and broader aviation services such as maintenance, repair and overhaul services, ground handling, and training.

Tony Douglas, CEO of Riyadh Air, affirmed that the partnership underscores the shared commitment of both airlines to providing enhanced customer experience.

“Riyadh Air and Delta Air Lines share common goals and pursue the highest standards in many areas including guest experience, loyalty, and sustainability, built upon great networks and strong connectivity,” Douglas said.

For his part, Ed Bastian, CEO of Dleta, commented: “This partnership with Riyadh Air will further Delta’s mission of connecting the world and open an array of new choices, benefits, and destinations for our customers traveling to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”

Riyadh Air, set to start operations in 2025, aims to build a premier carrier for customers traveling to and from the Middle East.

Contribution Time: 10-Jul-2024 08:56 (GMT)
Last Update Time: 10-Jul-2024 12:58 (GMT)