NEOM Bay Airport welcomed its first Saudi Arabian Airlines flight. NEOM, a $500 billion megacity in the Kingdom’s northwest, is a key part of Saudi Arabia’s 2030 vision to diversify its economy and boost international business ties.
Passengers travelled to NEOM Bay Airport on two Airbus A320 planes to familiarise themselves with the area as they are working on the project.
NEOM CEO Nadhmi Al-Nasr said: “We wanted our employees to experience the project which they have been working on to make a success since its inception last year.
There is a big difference between knowing the details of the project in theory and visiting it practically, exploring its treasures, beauty, and heritage.”
He 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.