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Reuters exclusively reports new Saudi airline plan takes aim at Emirates, Qatar Airways

Reuters exclusively reported that Saudi Arabia plans to target international transit passenger traffic with its new national airline, going head-to-head with Gulf giants Emirates and Qatar Airways and opening a new front in simmering regional competition. The strategy marks a shift for Saudi Arabia whose other airlines, like state-owned Saudia and its low cost subsidiary flyadeal, mostly operate domestic services and point-to-point flights to and from the country of 35 million people.

Article Tags
Topics of Interest: Business & Finance
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Equities
Regions: Middle East
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story
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