We are proud to announce our latest global agreement that will provide students with discounts on Saudia (Saudi Arabian Airlines) flights all over the world. Saudia is the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia and operates domestic and international flights to over 80 destinations in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America. Saudia is a member of the Skyteam Global Alliance, which gives it access to the airline alliance’s 1,062 worldwide destinations in 177 countries.
Fun Fact: Saudi Arabian Airlines started out in 1945 with a single twin-engine DC-3 (Dakota) HZ-AAX given to King Abdul Aziz as a gift by the U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
StudentUniverse members can find Saudia airfares on our site. Discounts apply on all of Saudia’s international routes. Saudia is the only carrier flying nonstop from the USA and Canada to Saudi Arabia, with many convenient connections to destinations beyond – including Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Saudia has one of the most modern fleet of jets today, with 30 new aircraft to be delivered in 2017 in addition to 28 new aircraft delivered in 2016.
“Our relationship with Saudia opens up a lot of new routes for students traveling from North America or many major European cities to the Middle East, Turkey, India and Asia,” said Renaud Cyr, Vice President Airline Product, StudentUniverse. “Not only do these flight deals apply to youth travelers aged 16-25, but also to verified college students under the age of 33 and college faculty as well. From Saudia’s latest state-of-the-art technology aimed at fulfilling passengers’ in-flight entertainment needs to world-class in-flight cuisine, we expect our student travelers to have great experiences flying with Saudia.”