The Saudi national carrier, flynas, received a Skytrax award for Best Low Cost Airline in the Middle East for 2017, the company said.
The award ceremony was held in the French capital, Paris, during the International Paris Air Show.
The award is considered a global standard for excellence among airlines with winners decided based on votes and results of surveys over a 10-month period Skytrax surveys rate quality and standards across 41 key performance indices in services and products. Skytrax also surveys millions of air travellers worldwide to provide feedback on their experiences.
flynas is a low-cost carrier of Saudi Arabia and has a fleet of 29 aircraft, operating over 1000 scheduled flights every week to 17 destinations within Saudi Arabia and 15 international destinations. Since its launch in 2007, flynas had successfully carried more than 32 million passengers from its bases of Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam and Abha.
Flynas offers its guests value for money with low fares, on time flights and superior customer service which has seen flynas awarded the Middle East´s Leading Low Cost Airline from World Travel Awards on numerous occasions and also the prestigious Skytrax award for Middle East´s Best Low Cost Airline in 2017. flynas continues to grow and invest in its product with a recent agreement with Airbus to purchase 120 new A320neo aircraft at a list value of USD 8.6 billion.