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Saudia to commence seasonal flights to Moscow

RIYADH, April 3, 2018

In preparation for the upcoming World Cup football matches in Russia, national carrier Saudia will be operating seasonal flights from Riyadh and Jeddah to Moscow from June 12 to 27.

The Saudi Arabian Green Falcons national team will play the opening match of the 2018 Fifa World Cup against the host country Russia on June 14 at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Saudia is the official carrier of the Saudi national team and official sponsor of the Saudi Football Professional League.

The carrier will operate the route with a Boeing 777-300ER widebody aircraft, in a two-class configuration of 30 seats in Business Class and 383 in Guest Class (Economy), for a total of 413 seats.

The daily flights will depart from Riyadh and Jeddah, operating as a split schedule with one departure daily from either city.

Unique packages are available to watch all of the Saudi Arabian national team matches – which are scheduled to take place on: June 14 (in Moscow), June 20 (in Rostov), and June 25 (in Volgograd).

Guests looking to book with Saudia to attend match games and support the national team may purchase packages through ‘Saudia Holidays’ – the airline’s holiday package division. Package prices start at SR11,721 ($3,121.4) and include a four-night hotel stay (double occupancy) with breakfast, airport and stadium transfers and round-trip airfare. Match tickets are $1,500 per person in addition to the package costs.

Hotels in Moscow can be arranged for four-night stays, with a wide selection of four-star hotels to choose from.

Ticketholders travelling to Russia to attend the World Cup football matches can obtain their visas online by following simple steps once they have a Fan ID match ticket. - TradeArabia News Service

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