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Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has celebrated with Her Royal Highness Princess Reema Bandar Al Saud, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United States, during an event at Boeing South Carolina to mark the order of up to 49 787 Dreamliners.

Princess Reema was joined at the event by Captain Ibrahim Koshy, Saudia CEO; Dave Calhoun, President and CEO of The Boeing Company; Stan Deal, President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes; and, Tony Douglas, CEO of Riyadh Air.

Fuel-efficient Dreamliners

Speaking on the event, Captain Ibrahim Koshy, Saudia CEO commented: “Today’s event is in recognition of the strong and enduring ties that bind Saudi Arabia and the U.S. – a relationship that has been forged over many years and across the generations. We are dedicated to working with our long-standing partners, Boeing, to realise our vision to advance the region’s aviation sector with sustainability at its core. Our recent order of up to 49 fuel-efficient Dreamliners is also testament to our unwavering commitment to further grow our network in support of Saudi Arabia’s ambitious plans to transform the Kingdom into a world-class tourism destination.”

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