NEOM airport welcomed its first Saudi Arabian Airlines flight Thursday with 130 passengers on board, the Saudi Press Agency reported. NEOM, a $500 billion megacity in the Kingdom’s northwest, is a key part of Saudi Arabia’s vision to diversify its economy. Passengers traveled to NEOM on two Airbus A320 planes to familiarise themselves with the area as they are working on the project.
NEOM CEO Nadhmi Al-Nasr thanked Saudi Arabian Airlines for facilitating the trip, and said he looked forward to further cooperation with them and with other transport companies to serve NEOM residents and visitors in the future.
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