Saudi Arabia’s national carrier, Saudia, has announced a new low-cost (LCC) subsidiary to be known as Flyadeal. Announcing the development at an April 17 event, Saudia DG Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser said the new subsidiary will have its own management structure, would be operational in mid-2017 and would “add substantially to [Saudia’s] potential.” No details were given of the number or type of aircraft to be used by the new carrier, but a video played at the ...

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