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Thailand welcomes Saudia’s maiden flight from Riyadh to Bangkok Thailand welcomes Saudia’s maiden flight from Riyadh to Bangkok

Thailand Welcomes Saudia’s Maiden Flight from Riyadh to Bangkok

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to join all relevant Thai public and private agencies to welcome Saudia’s inaugural flight on the Jeddah-Riyadh-Bangkok route that symbolises a return of cordial Saudi-Thai relations, following the historic visit to Saudi Arabia by Thailand’s prime minister, general Prayut Chan-o-cha, in late January.

Saudia’s Flight SV846 from Jeddah-Riyadh touched down at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport on 28 February 28 at 18:05, marking the first regular commercial flight between Saudi Arabia and Thailand after 32 years.

Saudia is operating the direct service between Saudi Arabia and Thailand using a 298-seat Boeing 789 aircraft. For the winter programme, fr28 February 28 to  March 25, the airline has scheduled to operate on the Riyadh-Bangkok route with three flights per week, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, with Flight 846 arrival time in Bangkok at 18:05 and Flight 847 outbound departure at 20:35.

For the summer programme, the service will be increased to seven flights per week and will also be expanded to Jeddah. From  March 27 to October 29, Flight SV 844/845 on the Jeddah-Bangkok-Jeddah route will be operated every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday, with inbound arrival time in Bangkok at 16:55 Hrs. and outbound departure at 00:15 Hrs. of the next day.

Meanwhile, from March 29 to October 30, Flight SV846/847 on Jeddah-Riyadh-Bangkok-Riyadh-Jeddah will be operated every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, with inbound arrival time in Bangkok at 16:55 Hrs. and outbound departure at 00:15 Hrs. of the next day.