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About Saudia (Saudi Arabian Airlines)

Saudia (earlier known as Saudi Arabian Airlines) is Saudi Arabia’s flag carrier. Headquartered in Jeddah, Saudia’s main hub is at Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport and its secondary hubs are at Riyadh (King Khalid International Airport) and Dammam (King Fahd International Airport). 

With a fleet size of 151 aircraft, Saudia is the Middle East’s third-largest airline in terms of revenue (after Emirates and Qatar Airways). A Saudi Arabian Airlines booking can take you to more than 100 destinations in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, North America, and Europe

Saudia’s main classes of travel include First Class, Business Class, and Guest Class. 

Saudia has been certified as a 4-Star Airline by Skytrax. Recent awards include World’s Most Improved Airline by Skytrax (2021, 2020, and 2017).

Saudia Booking Methods

Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Booking Methods

You can make a Saudia flight booking:

  1. By phone (call 1-866-399-0587)
  2. Online via Saudia.com 
  3. With Saudia’s mobile app
  4. At Saudia’s sales office 
  5. Through a travel agent 

Saudia Online Booking

How to make a Saudi Arabian Airlines online booking

To make an online flight booking on Saudia:

  1. Go to Saudia.com
    The Book Your Flight page will open by default
  2. Select the number of travellers 
  3. Enter your travel dates
    (under When Do You Travel
  4. Select Flexible dates if you’re flexible with your travel dates (optional)
  5. Enter the promo code (if you have one)
  6. Choose your ticket category
    (Hospitality, Business, or First)
  7. Select your departure and arrival airports
    (in the box marked Going and Coming Back)
  8. Follow the prompts to select your flight and pay

You will receive your e-ticket at the email ID you registered when purchasing your ticket.

How to Check Your Saudia Flight Status

You can learn about your Saudia flight status over the phone by calling the Saudi office in your city/airport. 

You can also check your flight status online from the website through the Flight Information tab. 

To check your flight status online:

  • Go to the homepage, Saudia.com
  • Click on the Flight Information tab
    • To check your flight status by flight number
      • Select the Depending on the Flight Status option 
      • Choose the Leaving (departure) date
      • Enter the flight number 
    • To check your flight status by flight schedule 
      • Select the According to the Flight Schedule option 
      • Select the date
      • Enter the departure and arrival airports

Your flight status will appear. 

Saudia Manage Booking

How can I manage my booking on Saudi Arabia Airlines? 


A screenshot of Saudia’s Manage Booking page

You can make changes to your flight booking by phone via 1-866-399-0587 or the local office/call center in your city/country, or online through Saudia’s website or mobile app. 

How to Manage Your Saudia Booking Online 

You can use Saudia’s Manage Booking functionality to quickly and easily manage your flight booking online via the website (or mobile app). 

You can use the Manage Booking functionality to:

  • View your flight reservations 
  • Select/change seats 
  • Purchase excess baggage 
  • Update your contact details
  • Make changes to your flight(s)
  • Cancel your flight

To manage your Saudia flight booking online:

  1. Go to Saudia.com
  2. Click on the Manage Booking tab
    The Reference No. option will open by default (it allows you to search for your flight by the reference number you would have received when you booked your ticket)* 
  3. Enter your booking reference number and last name
  4. Click on the search box (🡪) 
  5. Select your flight and follow the prompts to:
    1. Select/change seats 
    2. Purchase excess baggage 
    3. Update your contact details
    4. Make changes to your flight(s)
    5. Cancel your flight

*To access your flight by your E-Ticket number, click on the E-Ticket No. option, enter your E-Ticket number and last name and follow steps 4 and 5.

Time To Think Service 

Saudia offers its Time to Think services to extend the time limit for your booking after you’ve made a reservation online through Saudia.com. After purchasing the service for a fee, you’re allowed to hold your seat at a guaranteed fare. The Time to Think service is available for select destinations and dates. 

You can choose the service in the last step of your reservation process on the payments page by choosing the Need More Time to Think option instead of Pay Now. You will be charged for the service and notified before its time expires. 

The Time to Think service is available for 48 hours for many international flights departing in 5 or more days. For domestic flights, the service is available for 24 hours for flights departing in 3 days or more days. 

A few important points to remember:

  • The Time to Think fees are non-refundable and not a part of the ticket price. 
  • If your flight is changed by Saudia, you can reclaim your voucher without any additional charge by phone (1-866-399-0587) or online through the website’s contact form.
  • A change in the reservation—such as date/time/class—will result in the cancellation of the voucher.
  • The service applies only to flights operated by Saudia. 

Saudia Booking Numbers

Saudi Arabian Airlines ticket booking numbers 

Saudia’s phone numbers are as follows:

  • USA 1-866-399-0587 (toll-free, open 24/7)
  • Canada 1-866-399-0587 (toll-free, open 24/7)
  • Saudi Arabia 920022222
  • United Arab Emirates 042485777
  • Bahrain 65005665
  • Oman 80074248
  • Jordan 065777766
  • Kuwait 22200072
  • Egypt 19898
  • France 0820200505
  • UK +44 (0) 3712004433
    +44 (0) 1217900430
  • Germany 01803698888
  • Switzerland 0848006600
  • Turkey 90-8504551601
  • Spain 911880020

Saudi Arabian Airlines Travel Classes 

First Class

Major features

  • Extra baggage allowance 
  • Priority check-in, boarding, and disembarkation 
  • Fully-enclosed private suite
  • 23in HD screens
  • 1500 hours of HD entertainment
  • 82in long seats 
  • Spacious 24 x 24.5in table 
  • Exclusive 4-course menu
  • Amenities by Furla for ladies and Porsche Design for men

Business Class 

Major features

  • Extra baggage allowance 
  • Priority check-in, boarding, and disembarkation 
  • Full-flat bed 
  • Fully adjustable seats that convert to long, wide seats
  • 15 – 17in HD screens
  • > 3500 hours of video entertainment
  • Large dining table and ottoman 
  • Touchscreen panel 
  • Lighting and privacy divider 
  • Customized credenza stowage area
  • Privacy divider in the center 
  • International cuisine
    (Arabic, Western, Destination Country, and Vegetarian)
  • Bellini signature drink, mocktails, antioxidants, smoothies, fresh juices
  • Overnight kit

Guest Class 

Major features

  • 34in seat pitch 
  • Adjustable headrests with padded wings 
  • Up to 9in special monitors 
  • 24 stations on-demand 
  • 12 audio stations 
  • Video games 
  • Forward and downward-facing pilot’s eye view 
  • International cuisine
    (Arabic, Western, Destination Country, and Vegetarian)
  • Bistro service 
  • Overnight kits

Saudi Arabian Airlines Seat Booking 

You can book your seat in advance (for a fee) on all flights operated by Saudia at the time of purchasing your ticket or later. The remaining prepaid seats are available free of charge from 12 hours before departure. 

  • Prepaid Seats
    The important points to bear in mind are:
    • Saudia does not allow passengers to reissue, rebook, reroute, or refund prepaid seats.
    • Vouchers are valid for 1 year from the date of issue. 
    • No-Shows will result in the loss of the full value of your seat selection voucher.
    • Saudia may change your seat selection due to: 
      • Safety reasons or safety-related procedures.
      • If you do not adhere to the airline’s safety rules (in which case you may also be denied a refund).
      • Operational circumstances or reasons beyond its control (in which case you also have the option to ask for a refund of the seat selection fee by calling Saudia at 1-866-399-0587 (or the call center in your city) or filling out the Online Contact Form.

Note. In some cases, passengers requesting a baby bassinet may not be assigned one (due to operational reasons).

  • Extra Seats
    Saudia allows passengers to purchase an extra Economy Class seat, subject to the following conditions:
    • You must book in advance by phone (1-866-399-0587) or through a sales office. 
    • The Extra Seat service is only available: 
      • To Economy Class passengers.
      • On domestic and international flights within the Saudia network. 
    • Extra Seats cannot be upgraded to Business or First Class.  
    • The free baggage allowance will be based on the fare conditions of your ticket.
    • Denied boarding compensation (if applicable) will be restricted to one passenger.
  • Ladies Seats
    You can pre-select a Ladies Seat by calling 1-866-399-0587 or visiting a sales office, subject to the following conditions:
    • The Ladies Seat selection service is only available for domestic flights within Saudi Arabia. 
    • Alfursan Golden/Elite Plus members and co-passengers listed in the same booking are entitled to a full-service fee waiver. 
    • Alfursan Silver/Elite members only are also exempt from a service fee waiver (but not the co-passengers in the same booking).
    • No-Shows will result in the full loss of value of the service fee.
    • Rebooking, reissuing, and refunds are not permitted. 
    • You must order this service 24 hours before departure (not earlier).
    • You can book this service only on a Guest (Flex) ticket.
  • Exit Row Seats
    Passengers who book an Exit Row seat:
    • Must be fit enough to pull/push/shove or open the emergency exit doors in an emergency and remove obstructions and assist other passengers in case of an emergency.
    • Must be at least 15 years old.
    • Must be able to read and understand the emergency evacuation instructions in English (written/visual/verbal) from the crew. 
    • Locate the emergency exits and respond to oral directions or hand signals of the crew.
    • Communicate information with other passengers.
    • Must not bear the responsibility of caring for small infants/children/incapacitated passengers. 
    • Must be willing to help passengers evacuate the aircraft from the Emergency Exit in case of an emergency. 

Saudi Arabian Airlines In-flight Entertainment 

Saudia offers more than 4000 hours of in-flight entertainment, comprising movies, cartoons, TV Shows, Box Sets, music, the Quran, and materials for Omrah and Hajj programs. 

Aside from this, it offers: 

  • Audio-descriptive movies for visually-impaired guests. 
  • Closed caption movies for hearing-impaired guests. 
  • Free wi-fi entertainment on smart devices (via its mobile app) on select aircraft.
    (iOS and Android)
  • Newspapers (local and international) and magazines.

Saudi Arabian Airlines Fare Classes (incl. Services & Benefits)

Economy Class Fares: Saudi Arabia 🡨🡪 North America
Basic (V/N/T)Semi-Flex(Q/L/H/K)Flex(M/B/E/Y)
ActionPassenger> 2 Days< 2 Days> 2 Days< 2 Days> 2 Days< 2 Days
Change/Reissue/RevalidateAdultSAR200SAR400SAR100SAR200FreeSAR100
Child 25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult feeFree25% less than the adult fee
Infant90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
RefundAdultSAR400SAR1,000SAR200SAR550FreeSAR300
Child 25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult feeFree25% less than the adult fee
Infant90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
No ShowAdultForfeitedForfeited30% or SAR600*30% or SAR600*25% or SAR600*25% or SAR600*
Child ForfeitedForfeited30% or SAR450*30% or SAR450*25% or SAR450*25% or SAR450*
InfantForfeitedForfeitedFreeFreeFreeFree
Baggage AllowanceChecked Bag (50lb)2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags
Hand Bag (15.4lb) 
Food & Beverages
Upgradable 
Miles Earned50%50%75%75%100%100%
Seat Selection PaidPaidPaidPaidFreeFree
* the higher of the two
Business Class Fares: Saudi Arabia 🡨🡪 North America
Basic (I)Semi-Flex(C/D)Flex(J)
ActionPassenger> 2 Days< 2 Days> 2 Days< 2 Days> 2 Days< 2 Days
Change/Reissue/RevalidateAdultSAR400SAR600SAR300SAR400FreeSAR200
Child 25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult feeFree25% less than the adult fee
Infant90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
RefundAdultSAR600SAR800SAR400SAR500FreeSAR300
Child 25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult feeFree25% less than the adult fee
Infant90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
No ShowAdultForfeitedForfeited30% or SAR900*30% or SAR900*25% or SAR900*25% or SAR900*
Child ForfeitedForfeited30% or SAR670*30% or SAR675*25% or SAR675*25% or SAR675*
InfantForfeitedForfeitedFreeFreeFreeFree
Baggage AllowanceChecked Bag (70lb)2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags
Hand Bag (26.4lb) 
Food & Beverages
Upgradable 
Miles Earned125%125%150%150%175%175%
Seat Selection FreeFreeFreeFreeFreeFree
* the higher of the two
First Class Fares: Saudi Arabia 🡨🡪 North America
Semi-Flex(A/))Flex(F)
ActionPassenger> 2 Days< 2 Days> 2 Days< 2 Days
Change/Reissue/RevalidateAdultFreeSAR700FreeSAR500
Child FreeNilFreeNil
InfantFree90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
RefundAdultFreeSAR800FreeSAR600
Child FreeNilFreeNil
InfantFree90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
No ShowAdult30% or SAR1,500*30% or SAR1,500*25% or SAR1,500*25% or SAR1,500*
Child 30% or SAR1,125*30% or SAR1,125*25% or SAR1,125*25% or SAR1,125*
InfantFreeFreeFreeFree
Baggage AllowanceChecked Bag (70lb)2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags
Hand Bag (26.4lb) 
Food & Beverages
Miles Earned200%200%250%250%
Seat Selection FreeFreeFreeFree
* the higher of the two
Economy Class Fares: Saudi Arabia 🡨🡪 Middle East 
Saver (U)Basic (V/N/T)Semi-Flex(Q/L/H/K)Flex(M/B/E/Y)
ActionPassenger> 2 Days< 2 Days> 2 Days< 2 Days> 2 Days< 2 Days> 2 Days< 2 Days
Change/Reissue/RevalidateAdultxxSAR200SAR250FreeSAR150FreeSAR50
Child xx25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult feeFree25% less than the adult fee
Infantxx90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
RefundAdultxxSAR300SAR350SAR200SAR250FreeSAR100
Child xx25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult feeFree25% less than the adult fee
Infantxx90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
No ShowAdultForfeitedForfeitedForfeitedForfeited30% or SAR350*30% or SAR350*25% or SAR350*25% or SAR350*
Child ForfeitedForfeitedForfeitedForfeited30% or SAR350*30% or SAR350*25% or SAR350*25% or SAR350*
InfantForfeitedForfeitedForfeitedForfeitedFreeFreeFreeFree
Baggage AllowanceChecked Bag (50lb)xx1 bag1 bag2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags
Hand Bag (15.4lb) 
Food & Beverages
Upgradable xx
Miles Earned25%25%50%50%75%75%100%100%
Seat Selection PaidPaidPaidPaidPaidPaidFreeFree
* the higher of the two 
Business Class Fares: Saudi Arabia 🡨🡪 Middle East
Basic (I)Semi-Flex(C/D)Flex(J)
ActionPassenger> 2 Days< 2 Days> 2 Days< 2 Days> 2 Days< 2 Days
Change/Reissue/RevalidateAdultSAR250SAR300FreeSAR250FreeSAR100
Child 25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult feeFree25% less than the adult fee
Infant90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
RefundAdultSAR300SAR350SAR250SAR300FreeSAR200
Child 25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult fee25% less than the adult feeFree25% less than the adult fee
Infant90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult fee90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
No ShowAdultForfeitedForfeited30% or SAR600*30% or SAR600*25% or SAR600*25% or SAR600*
Child ForfeitedForfeited30% or SAR350*30% or SAR350*25% or SAR350*25% or SAR350*
InfantForfeitedForfeitedFreeFreeFreeFree
Baggage AllowanceChecked Bag (70lb)2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags
Hand Bag (26.4lb) 
Food & Beverages
Upgradable 
Miles Earned125%125%150%150%175%175%
Seat Selection FreeFreeFreeFreeFreeFree
* the higher of the two
First Class Fares: Saudi Arabia 🡨🡪 Middle East
Semi-Flex(C/D)Flex(J)
ActionPassenger> 2 Days< 2 Days> 2 Days< 2 Days
Change/Reissue/RevalidateAdultFreeSAR250FreeSAR100
Child FreeNilFreeNil
InfantFree90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
RefundAdultFreeSAR850FreeSAR650
Child FreeNilFreeNil
InfantFree90% less than the adult feeFree90% less than the adult fee
No ShowAdult30% or SAR1,200*30% or SAR1,200*25% or SAR900*25% or SAR900*
Child 30% or SAR900*30% or SAR900*25% or SAR350*25% or SAR350*
InfantFreeFreeFreeFree
Baggage AllowanceChecked Bag (70lb)2 bags2 bags2 bags2 bags
Hand Bag (26.4lb) 
Food & Beverages
Miles Earned200%200%250%250%
Seat Selection FreeFreeFreeFree
* the higher of the two

Saudia Loyalty Program—Alfursan

Saudia’s loyalty program is called Alfursan. Benefits and rewards include: 

  • Free tickets and upgrades
  • Lounge access 
  • Additional baggage allowance
  • Priority wait-listing
  • Access to special offers and promotions
    (partner airlines, hotels, car rentals, telecommunications, etc.)
  • Membership in the SkyTeam Airline Alliance
    (earn and redeem miles on a global airlines network)

Alfursan’s membership levels include Blue, Silver (Sky Team Elite), and Gold (Sky Team Elite Plus). 

  • Alfursan Blue. This is the starting level of membership—free and valid for life. It offers a wide range of benefits by allowing you to earn Reward Miles whenever you travel with Saudia or on a SkyTeam airline, as well as when you transact with commercial partners.
  • Alfursan Silver (SkyTeam Elite). The next level of membership, Alfursan Silver is the equivalent of SkyTeam Elite. It includes all the benefits of Blue membership, plus several other privileges when you fly with Saudia or a SkyTeam partner airline. 
    • To qualify for the Silver tier, you need to earn 25,000 status miles or fly 20 international sectors in a single calendar year. 
    • To maintain your Silver membership, you need to earn 20,000 status miles or fly 15 international sectors in the next calendar year.
  • Alfursan Gold (SkyTeam Elite Plus). The top-most level of membership. Alfursan Gold is the equivalent of SkyTeam Elite Plus status. It comes with maximum privileges and top-notch levels of service. 
    • To qualify for the Gold status, you need to earn 50,000 status miles or fly 40 international sectors within a single calendar year. 
    • To maintain your Gold membership, you need to earn 40,000 status miles or fly 30 international sectors in the next calendar year. 

Note. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic: 

  • The tier miles validity for Alfursan Silver and Gold members has been extended till December 31, 2022. 
  • The expiration date of reward miles due to expire on December 31, 2021, has been extended till December 31, 2022. 
Alfursan Membership Benefits
DetailsBlueSilver EliteGold Elite Plus
Membership BonusNo25%50%
Family MilesYesYesYes
Priority Wait ListHighHigherHighest
Anytime Reward Miles Usage YesYesYes
Priority BoardingNoYesYes
Priority Airport StandbyHighHigherHighest
Seat SelectionNoYesYes
Extra Baggage AllowanceNo1 Bag1 Bag
Rapid Check-in NoBusiness Class First Class
Special attention to baggage NoBusiness ClassFirst Class
Lounge Access NoYesYes
Personal Account on Saudia’s websiteYesYesYes
Statement plus NewsletterYesYesYes
Dedicated Call Centre (incl. reservation)YesYesYes
Promotion Benefits from PartnersYesYesYes
Priority Call HandlingNoYesYes
Free Aircraft Wi-Fi NoYesYes
Additional privileges and special offers from our partners exclusive for ALFURSAN members ****
NotesFor SkyTeam partner flights, check the permissible weight limit from the airline’s website. Lounge access On domestic flights: Only Gold tier members have access to the airport lounge. Silver members have access only to Alfursan lounges. On international flights: Silver tier members can host up to 2 family members plus 1 guest based on the class of travel. Gold tier members can host up to 3 family members plus 1 guest based on the class of travel. Family members and guests are not allowed to enter Washington Dulles International Airport Lounge. 

Special Assistance for Passengers With Disabilities

Saudia provides special assistance to passengers with disabilities. Services like wheelchair assistance are free of charge, whereas others are chargeable. To book a special service or receive assistance: 

  • Call 1-866-399-0587/920022222
  • Send a WhatsApp to 920022222
  • Email specialneed@saudia.com.sa 

Special Services Provided On Board

Passengers with disabilities: 

  • Will be welcomed on board by a flight attendant who will ensure that they are comfortably seated. 
  • Receive assistance (in case of semi-ambulatory passengers) in getting to/from their seat when boarding and disembarking as well as to/from the aircraft lavatory. 
  • Receive assistance (if requested) with loading and retrieving carry-on baggage items and assistive devices stowed on board. 
  • Receive assistance with opening meal packages and identifying meal items. 

Disability Services Available on Saudia include: 

  • Wheelchair services (available at all airports free of charge)
    • You can request 3 types of wheelchair services:
      • Ramp wheelchair assistance service (WCHR) if you need wheelchair assistance for walking long distances. 
      • Stairs wheelchair assistance service (WCHS) if you need wheelchair assistance for climbing stairs, in which case you will be provided a Passenger Aid Unit (PAU) to get into the aircraft, provided you can walk from the cabin door to your seat. 
      • Cabin wheelchair assistance service (WCHC) if you are completely immobile and cannot walk (i.e., you are a paraplegic, quadriplegic, or hemiplegic). When making a WCHC request, you must do so in advance and provide your weight. After booking the service, you will be taken to the aircraft and seated next to your companion.
    • You can check in your wheelchair at the ticket counter or the gate. Wheelchairs that require disassembly should preferably be checked in at the ticket counter to ensure proper handling. After checking in your wheelchair, you can use a wheelchair provided by Saudia.
    • If you’re using your own wheelchair at the connection airport, do inform Saudia in advance. However, this may not be feasible due to time constraints. Book a wheelchair service with Saudia, instead. 
    • Electric-/battery-powered wheelchairs: 
      • Will be checked in with your luggage. 
      • Wheelchairs operating on dry/wet/gel cells and non-spillable electric storage batteries are permitted, subject to certain safety procedures.
      • Carry instructions on how to disassemble and reassemble your wheelchair, along with the type of batteries used. 
    • Wheelchair batteries can remain attached to the wheelchair if they can pass upright through the aircraft cargo compartment and be stowed upright. 
    • You must inform the airline whether your wheelchair’s batteries are spillable or non-spillable, as this will help adopt the correct handling procedures. 
    • Saudia provides several features to accommodate your special needs, such as:
      • Movable armrests to help move and transfer passengers more easily from the seats to the aisle. 
      • A specially designed wheelchair for in-flight usage. 
      • On select aircraft, a lavatory with: 
        • An extra-wide door and low threshold
        • Assist bars 
        • Other disabled-friendly features 
  • Services for visually disabled passengers include:
    • Assistance at airports of departure and arrival at the main airports in Saudi Arabia. 
    • Special meals on request (at least 48 hours before departure)
    • In-flight assistance—such as safety cards in Braille, individual safety briefings, etc. 
  • Services for hearing disabled passengers include: 
    • Aircraft safety films translated into sign language. 
    • Guides with 53 illustrated pictures for passenger needs, available on request. Simply point at the service you need to receive the service you require. 
    • Flight-related information on delays, etc., if you inform the crew that you’re hard of hearing. 
  • Free stowage of canes and crutches
    Crutches and telescopic canes will be: 
    • Collapsed and stored on the seatback or in a purse, or
    • Stowed in an approved closet or baggage area (never in lavatories), or
    • Stowed in overhead bins, or
    • Stowed under your seat flat on the floor, as long as it does not stick out into the aisle or block the emergency exit row)

Wheelchairs on Flights to/from the United States

  • Saudia provides special stowage space for 1 foldable wheelchair in the passenger cabin on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Additional wheelchairs will be transported in the aircraft hold as checked baggage. 
  • The dimensions of your wheelchair after folding must not exceed:
    13in (width) x  36in (depth) x 42in (height)
  • Your wheelchair will be returned to you upon arrival.

Wheelchairs on Flights to/from France

  • Wheelchair services at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport must be requested at least 36 hours before departure.
  • The normal waiting time at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport for a wheelchair is 45 minutes.
  • If you request less than 36 hours before departure, the waiting time will depend on the availability of wheelchairs on the day of travel. 

Stretcher Service

Saudia provides stretchers and accessories, like blankets, pillows, and curtains to passengers who are unable to use regular seats. 

  • To book a stretcher service, you must inform the airline in advance.
  • You can also book a mobile crane, Lift-O-Mobil, that is capable of raising and landing passengers from aircraft. 

Medical Oxygen Cylinders

  • Saudia provides free medical oxygen on its flights, subject to advance arrangements. 
  • Only authorized Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POCs) can be carried on the aircraft. 
  • If you need medical oxygen before and after the flight, you must carry your own medical oxygen. 
  • You must be accompanied by someone who knows how to operate the oxygen system during the flight.

Note. If you’re a special needs passenger and Saudia fails to provide a suitable flight or the required services to you, are entitled to claim compensation equivalent to 200% of the value of your ticket/coupon.

Frequently Asked Questions on Saudi Arabian Airlines Booking

Your Saudia (Saudi Arabian Airlines) booking reference number is a unique identification number comprising 6 letters or 12 numbers. It contains one or more flight segments including your (i.e., passenger’s) name, contact number, and ticket number(s). You would have received your booking reference number by email (or otherwise) after booking your ticket. It will also appear on your e-ticket/paper ticket.

Your Saudia booking reference number appears on your ticket confirmation email and ticket. However, it is not the same as your e-ticket number.

You can change your booking on Saudia (earlier Saudi Arabian Airlines) in any of the following ways:

  • By phone (call 1-866-399-0587 or the call center/sales office in your city)
  • Online via Saudia.com if you purchased your ticket directly from Saudia
    (via Manage Booking as explained in the section titled Saudia Manage Booking)
  • With the mobile app if you purchased your ticket directly from Saudia
  • Through the travel agent you purchased your ticket from 
  • At a Saudia ticket counter

You can check your booking on Saudia:

  • By phone (1-866-399-0587)
  • Online through Manage Booking from Saudia.com
  • With the mobile app 

Through your travel agent

Some seat selections require you to pay an additional fee, which you will know at the time of booking. If you’re booking by phone, you will be informed of the fee (if any), and if you’re booking online at the time of reservation or check-in, it will be displayed on the seat chart.

Yes, you can book a flight to multiple destinations online via Saudia’s website, as well as one-way and round-trip flights.

No, you can’t. You must contact Saudia by phone (1-866-399-0587 or the call center in your city) to modify your contact number.

You can book up to 9 passengers (adults and children) in a single online booking. Each adult passenger is allowed one infant.

Yes, you can. However, this could mean missing out on the special fares offered via Saudia’s website.

Yes, you must. If the person isn’t travelling with you, you must get an official authorization from the person allowing you to use the credit card. If you don’t have such authorization, you may be denied boarding.

After you’ve paid for your ticket, you will receive an SMS with your ticket number, as well as a ticket receipt delivered to the email ID you registered when booking your ticket.

For booking a domestic flight, you will need to provide the passenger: 

  • Name/names in English
  • National ID or Iqama number, place of issue, and expiry date
  • Nationality and date of birth
  • Email address
  • Mobile phone number

To book an international flight, you will need to provide the passenger:

  • Name as mentioned on the passport
  • Passport number, place of issue, and expiry date
  • Nationality and date of birth
  • Email address
  • Mobile phone number

If you’ve paid for your ticket and you didn’t receive your e-ticket number, you must fill out Saudia’s online Technical Support Form and await assistance.

When purchasing your ticket, ensure that your name exactly matches the name on your passport (international flights) or your national ID (domestic flights). Do not translate your name through translation websites/programs as this might negatively impact your booking.

Yes, you can. Saudia’s Time to Think service allows you to extend the time limit for your ticket. For details, refer to the Time to Think Service section on this page.

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