Saudi Arabian Airlines

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  • Saudia - A monopolistic legacy

    Jun 10, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Seats, Aircraft, Destinations
    Cons: Service, Ground Handling, Cabin Crew

    Summary: One may say, Vicar, " you mention great seats, aircrafts and destinations...yet you recommend avoiding this airline like the plague! " I have been flying Saudia for over 5 years and 99% of the time, into the Kingdom and back to my original ... read more

  • Never travel on Saudi on a Islamic Festivals from London to Jeddah

    Nov 9, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: London-Jeddah:comfy seats Jeddah-London:Excellent food,comfy seats,great in-flight entertainment,nice crew
    Cons: London-Jeddah:poor service,cabin crew,broken leg rests,noisy cabin Jeddah-London:leg rests

    Summary: In the past i have been on many good airlines and i assumed when i was about to travel on Saudi airlines (with its so called "new image ")it would be put in to my top 5 airlines but i assumed wrong.They still had that "YOU WANT SOMETHING GET UP AND GET IT ... read more

  • Travel At ur own risk

    May 10, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Huge Aircrafts
    Cons: Everything From Inflight Services to groung service From Food to seat pitch offered

    Summary: Having Huge Aircraft Dosenot Matters that much when ur inflight Service is really very horrible.The infligh service Belive me or not Cannot get worser than this.Wehn travelling From New Delhi To New York via Jeddah.On my flight from Delhi To Jeddah When ... read more

  • Arabain flight.. oh boy!!

    Jul 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Good food
    Cons: None

    Summary: Well this is one my favourite airlines... yes the saudi arabian airlines ...Well lets talk bout the food now.. as everyone knows, the food that u get on flights is really sick.. but saudi arabian airlines as got a plus point here too as the food served ... read more

  • The New Saudia

    Jul 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It is quicker than Driving
    Cons: All of the above

    Summary: I live and work in Saudi Arabia and fly at least twice a month with Saudia. I have had many delayed flights, one of which was 10 hours, (the flight is under 2 hours) with no apology. The local passengers always want to sit in a seat ... read more

  • Saudia Airlines, same bad service in a new livery

    Jun 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: None
    Cons: The only reliable feature is their unreliability

    Summary: My job entails a lot of flying around the Middle East, generally I will use Emirates, however only last week I had to visit several places in Saudi Arabia forcing me to fly internally on the only airline available. Due to cutbacks in our ... read more

  • The airline that charges first class and delivers coach

    Jun 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: has huge planes
    Cons: poor service

    Summary: Saudi Arabian Airlines is to be avoided at all costs. Do not fly on this airline. Do not even attempt to go first, business, or coach class on this airline. Otherwise, this may happen to you... My husband used this airline to go overseas to ... read more

  • Try it You'll Like IT!

    Apr 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Ready avaliable work around the clock
    Cons: Food in my "op" feed it to somebody hungry! if ya dont have any money or low ,sell it!

    Summary: I love to travel but this is a company that works out of all the major Euro cities. It is like a Southwest airlines. The people are the greatest like Alaskian Airlines in America. The fun part is they go out of there way to make ya happy and thats always ... read more

  • Saudi Arabian Airlines and the female traveler

    Feb 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Proper nutrition for a traveling child
    Cons: Too long a flight for anyone, but then the destination was a distance

    Summary: While traveling to Saudi Arabia with my four year old son, as a lone female passenger, my husband was already there. I have to say that the best treatment I received was from Saudi Airline personnel, some who spoke English to some who spoke very little ... read more

  • Saudi air lines needs better seats in the economy class

    Feb 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: best airline
    Cons: needs better seats

    Summary: I think Saudi Arabian Airlines should provide a customer with better seats for long distance flights. When I travel from New York to Jeddah in the economy class for 13 hours, I feel uncomfortable. I think the Airline should provided better seats for ... read more

  • In flight Services Best for Families

    Dec 18, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Food, Entertainment, Service
    Cons: Airports served

    Summary: Although not a well known airline, Saudi Arabian Airlines, the fleet of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has one of the best in-flight services around. This starts with boarding of families in order to provide them with the extra time that is needed to ... read more

  • Need more customer service

    Dec 7, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: New planes
    Cons: Ground Service not very good

    Summary: Need to be a little more customer oriented specially on the ground. Because of language barriers and other local issues the experience of traveling with Saudi becomes a little more difficult. Specially in some of the busier flights there is no ... read more

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  • Worst airline in the sky: Saudi Arabian Airline

    Nov 27, 2008 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: None
    Cons: No customer service, useless heirarchy, ignorant staff, filthy airports and dark age mentality 

    Summary: Had the worst travelling experience by Saudi Arabian Airline. I was travelling with my wife and three kids from Riyadh to JFK. The ticket counter staff was totally ignorant and callously indifferent. The agent refused to honor our confirmed seats ... read more

  • Saudi Airlines , the best

    Oct 27, 2005 by
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    Pros: Food,Entirtainment,staff
    Cons: nothing

    Summary: I usually traver from United State to Saudi Arabia i tried Lufthansa , United Airlines and Saudi Airlines Saudi Airlines by far is the best. theire entertainment screen is really big , the food is really great and the staff is helpful. you would ... read more

  • Saudi Arabian airlines are my favorite airlines

    Feb 12, 2005 by
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    Pros: they always depart on time and arrive on time sometimes earlier.
    Cons: i cant think of anything.

    Summary: I'm a frequent traveler and i have tried many airlines but the Saudi airlines are still my favorite.. the staff is really friendly and there entertainment system really makes a long journey ... read more

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