SaudiGulf Airlines has launched operations, triggering the next stage in the liberalization of Saudi Arabia’s domestic flight market. The Dammam-based carrier operated its first service to the capital, Riyadh, on Oct. 29, after a repeatedly delayed launch date. The airline is beginning services with four Airbus A320ceos. The carrier had planned to launch services with the Bombardier CS300, but switched to the A320 when delays to the CSeries program began to mount. SaudiGulf has 16 ...

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