Saudia Airline Ranks in Top 5 in the World

Saudia has ranked among the top 5 for arrival On-Time Performance (OTP-A) and first globally with the highest departure On-Time Performance (OTP-D).

The report by aviation analytics firm Cirium highlights that Saudia achieved a 90.36% on-time departure rate and an 86.09% on-time arrival rate in May 2024, operating 15,416 flights.

This milestone reflects the successful execution of the first phase of Saudia’s operational plan during the arrival period for the 1445AH Hajj season. It also underscores Saudia’s commitment to maintaining punctual scheduled and seasonal flights, connecting over 100 destinations across four continents, bringing the world to the Kingdom, and supporting sectors such as tourism, finance, business, entertainment, and sports.

H.E. Engr. Ibrahim Al-Omar, Director General of Saudia Group, stated:

“By utilizing the latest smart digital systems in our premium Saudia Operations Building, we manage flight operations with cutting-edge technology. This dedication to efficiency, along with the relentless efforts of our teams who meticulously handle flight schedules year-round and during peak seasons, has resulted in this outstanding On-Time Performance.”

Saudia’s modern fleet of 143 aircraft significantly contributes to its On-Time Performance achievements. The planned addition of 131 new aircraft in the coming years will further enhance operational efficiency and service capabilities. The success of Saudia is also supported by Saudia Technic, Saudia Group’s MRO arm, to ensure the highest safety and quality standards for the airline’s operations.