Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 05 November 2018: flynas, the Saudi national air carrier and leading low-cost airline in the middle east, has announced the launch of “flynas Umrah Services” company during the World Travel Market Forum (WTM) in London, which will be held from 5-7 November 2018, to provide integrated services to Umrah pilgrims and visitors of the Holy Mosque.

flynas stated that flynas Umrah Services company is licensed by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah to provide all needed services to Umrah pilgrims and visitors of the Holy Mosque during their stay in the Kingdom. These services include, hotels and rooms, catering, transportation, attractions and tours.

In this regard, Mr. Bander Al-Mohanna, flynas Chief Executive Officer, said, “flynas Umrah Services offers a number of high-end and integrated services to provide the perfect comfort for Umrah pilgrims and visitors and to achieve the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which seeks to increase the number of Umrah pilgrims, enter new markets and develop the tourism after Umrah”. He added that flynas Umrah services will focus on excellence by providing high quality services that suit all segments.

Mr. Al-Mohanna pointed out that flynas Umrah Services is a continuation of flynas’ successes in serving Hajj and Umrah pilgrims. Since it started, flynas has transported more than 2 million pilgrims, about 200,000 pilgrims annually. This number is increasing due to flynas expansion strategy, as it has launched many new destinations recently.

He stressed that flynas has always worked to serve its guests, especially pilgrims, and provide them with all the facilities to arrive in the Kingdom and perform the Umrah rituals easily and readily.

In turn, Mr. Ahmad Sultan, Senior Vice President of Hajj & Umrah and Bilateral agreement, said that flynas Umrah Services has obtained the license after fulfilling the conditions and requirements required by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah to companies and institutions working in the field of Umrah services in order to ensure the provision of services suitable for the visitors of the two Holy Mosques.

He concluded by saying that flynas Umrah Services has forged strategic partnerships with several major hospitality companies in order to offer full packages of distinctive services, including reception, farewell, accommodation, catering and transportation service, which includes Al-Haramain High-speed Train in proportion to all levels and segments, which will be announced during the Forum. Through this step, flynas aims to improve the quality of services and enable Muslims around the world to perform their rituals easily and readily with full satisfaction with the services provided. flynas also aspires to benefit from the new legislation and work to organize tours.