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Singapore airlines to commence Riyadh service – Bangalore Aviation

Singapore airlines to commence Riyadh service

Singapore Airlines will launch its inaugural flight to Riyadh on Sunday, 14 December 2008.

SQ454 will depart Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2 at 1250hrs.
Arrival at Riyadh King Khalid International Airport Terminal 1 at 1820hrs (all times local).

SQ453 – will depart from Riyadh at 2015hrs,
Arrival at Singapore Changi Airport at 1105hrs the next day.

Both legs of the flight will operate via Dubai, UAE.

Singapore Airlines will use a Boeing 777-200 aircraft in a three class configuration. Click for seat map.

Travel times (in hours:minutes)
Singapore-Dubai 07:35
Layover 01:00
Dubai–Riyadh 01:55
Total 10:30

Customers on this new service can look forward to a variety of delightful dining choices. Customers traveling in First Class can try the Mutton in coriander gravy, a specially created dish by world-renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor, a member of Singapore Airlines’ International Culinary Panel. Customers in all classes may also choose dishes from Singapore Airlines’ Popular Local Fare programme, including the famous Singapore chicken rice, among others.

Riyadh is the second city in Saudi Arabia to which Singapore Airlines operates, after Jeddah. The Airline will maintain its current three-times-weekly services to Jeddah, via Abu Dhabi.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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