Saudia also is known as Saudi Arabian Airlines flies to up to 125 destinations in different parts of the globe. The main airports of this airline are Jeddah King Abdul Aziz Airport and Riyadh King Khalid Airport.
Saudi Airlines have a three-class travel service. It consists of First Class, Business Class, and Economy Class.
The business class is further divided into Basic and Flex.
The Business Class has comfortable seats, good food, and hospitable staff.
We will talk about
- Baggage Allowance
Saudi Airlines Business Class Food
Saudi Airline is known as a “dry airline”. This means they do not serve any alcoholic beverage and does not include pork in any of their meals. The service of the meal depends on flight duration and time. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with snacks are part of the courses of 24-hours service.
Silverware cutlery is used with table trays for food service.
Onboard in Business class flight, first a selection of juices is offered as welcome drinks.
Passengers are also offered a customary cup of coffee or tea with a date served on a toothpick.
For breakfast, fruits, bread and omelet with cheese is served.
Business-class meal options include three appetizer choices between the traditional Arabic Mezze, Western Appetizer or a Fresh Salad.
There is one seafood (salmon and prawns) option and two meat choices (lamb or chicken). A soup course is also at times offered on Business class. These are served alongside saffron rice.
Fresh fruit platter, cake slices, and sweets are part of the dessert course. After Meal coffee or tea is served.
The cost of food is added to the ticket fare and passengers do not have to pay extra for it.
Saudi Airlines Business Class Seats
The seats of the Business Class of Saudi Airlines are of san-toned colors with a blanket and pillow placed on them. They have ample and spacious legroom. The seats of leather and are angled at 45 degrees to each other for comfort and a bit of privacy.
The seats have storage space for small objects but large enough for a laptop.
The right-hand tables open two storage compartments by buttons and the right leg side also provides small storage space.
There is a large foldable table on the center console that extends from under the monitor. It has a faux wood finishing and can be used for food trays.
The seat can be put into bed mode for sleeping and resting. On the armrest are the seat controls which are operated by touch.
These seats can adjust to the movement of the passenger’s body and this feature is known as “articulated movement.”
For the comfort of the commuters, these seats have a padded headrest, lumbar support for reclining and a footrest.
Saudi Airlines Business Class Facilities
A recessed or mood lighting is facilitated so that passengers may not be disturbed while reading or sleeping. Passengers are supplied with hot towels that are soft and lukewarm. A blanket and a pillow are provided on each seat for the comfort of the commuters.
Noise-canceling headphones are offered to the passengers for their ease.
The in-flight screens contain instructions regarding the air journey. There is a flight map on it which shows, outside air temperature, ground speed, altitude, time of arrival at the destination and travel map.
A foldable table that has a faux wood finish is attached in front of the seat sp that commuters can place their laptops on it or food trays.
The facility of Wi-Fi is provided for the passengers of free for about 20 minutes after which extra charges would be placed.
An amenity kit given is designed by Porsche Design and has a very modern look.
This Salvatore Ferragamo amenity kit contains the following items:
- Hand cream/sanitizer
- Shaving gel
- Lip balm
- Face moisturizer
- Lens wipe
- Toothbrush and toothpaste
- A comb and a razor
- A USB stick
- A pair of socks with an airplane motif on it
The products included in the amenity kit belonged to different brands like the Italian brand Acca Kappa, Milan or Salvatore Ferragamo.
The lavatory contains different types of 2,3 hand wash and face wash. The toilet is sanitized and clean for use.
A prayer room is also present, which can accommodate up to ten people at a time. This helps travelers in keeping up with their prayers.
Saudi Airlines Business Class Entertainment
For the amusement of the passengers, an in-flight entertainment screen is attached at the front of the seats. It is a revolving screen that can be operated by touch or by a wired remote. This contains the initial traditional travel prayer recited at the start of the journey.
There over 4,000 hours of video and audio content on it, ranging from movies and sports to religious-themed videos and kids programs.
The music selection holds both Arabic and Western content.
A stack of magazines is present, including the Saudi Gazette for in-flight reading. The Saudi Airlines in-flight magazine is called “Ahlan Wa Sahlan”.
Saudi Airlines Business Class Baggage Allowance
The weight allowance for the hand baggage for both domestic and international flights in 9kg (19.8lbs). For domestic flights, the allowed weight is 32kg (70lbs). For every extra piece of baggage up to a maximum of 23kg (50lbs), a charge would be issued. For online booking, SAR 100 or SAR 125 would be issued by booking at the airport directly.
The dimensions of the baggage should be 62inch or 158cm and maximum up to 205cm for which SAR 125 would be applicable.
For International flights on business class, two pieces of checked baggage are allowed with each piece having up to 32kg (70lbs) and 158cm. On oversized pieces, 100 USD would be payable.
Saudi Airlines Business Class Fare
The ticket price of Saudi Arabian Airlines of Business Class changes according to the flight duration, destinations, and nations.
The average cost per round trip on the business class is estimated at up to 420 USD to 550 USD on Saudi Airlines. Currency Converter