After Almost 18 Months, SAUDIA Resumes Direct Non-stop Flights to Los Angeles and Manchester

SAUDIA, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, announced that it would resume its direct regular flights from Jeddah to Los Angeles and Manchester.

Both direct nonstop routes will restart in the month of December 2021 and will operate from Jeddah thrice weekly.

On December 11th, the flights will return from Jeddah to Los Angeles and will operate on a spacious Boeing 777-300ER which features 12 first-class suites, 36 business class seats, and 242 economy seats, as well as another variant of this model with 30 business seats and 351 economy seats. Guests can enjoy up to 50,000 entertainment content choices on the in-flight entertainment system during the 16-hour nonstop direct flight.

SAUDIA’s flights between Jeddah and Manchester will resume on the 15th of December with a state-of-the-art modern Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, configured in two classes with 24 seats in Business Class (featuring fully-flat beds) and 274 seats in Guest Class (Economy), featuring inflight television screens at every seat.

With proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, SAUDIA guests are not required to quarantine upon their arrival in both USA and UK but must adhere to safety measures and protocols.**

SAUDIA is recognized as a leading global airline in COVID-19 measures and precautions. A hygiene safety kit is provided to every guest onboard and all cabin crew are 100% vaccinated, with social distancing parameters applied.

The international flight network of SAUDIA covers four continents around the world. The airline provides a wide range of services and special promotional fares through and mobile app.

Flight Schedules 


Jeddah – Los Angeles

Monday, Thursday, Saturday


Flight No. Departure Airport Departure Time* Arrival Airport Arrival Time* Aircraft Type Total Flight Time*
SV 0041 JED 5:20 LAX 11:00 SV 777-300 16:40
SV 0042 LAX 15:00 JED 17:00 SV 777-300 15:00

Jeddah – Manchester

Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday

Flight No. Departure Airport Departure Time* Arrival Airport Arrival Time* Aircraft Type Total Flight Time*
SV 0123 JED 9:05 MAN 12:55 SV 787-9 6:50
SV 0124 MAN 14:50 JED 23:55 SV 787-9 6:05


*All Times Local

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