Saudi budget carrier eyes partnership with CebuPac
MANILA, Philippines - Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier flynas is looking at a partnership with budget airline Cebu Air Inc. (Cebu Pacific) of taipan John Gokongwei, a recent analysis of think tank Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) revealed.
In an analysis entitled "œflynas benefits from relaxed Saudi fare cap; could become the second Gulf partner for Cebu Pacific," CAPA said flynas chief executive officer Paul Byrne confirmed that the Saudi Arabian budget carrier could partner with the low-cost carrier from the Philippines.
Even through it ended its Manila to Dammam service late last month, Byrne pointed out Cebu Pacific still operates three weekly flights to Riyadh.
"œAs Cebu Pacific reported Saudi destinations were some of the most popular connecting markets on Air Arabia, partnering with a Saudi carrier like flynas offers more opportunities," Byrne added.
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Posted: 21 Apr 2015 03:54:49