Flynas, a new airline based in Saudi Arabia, is entering the Ukrainian market.

This was announced at the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure on 31 May following a meeting between Minister of Infrastructure Oleksandr Kubrakov and the Flynas airline’s Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director Bander Al-Mohanna, the CFTS portal reports.

Flynas is the leading low-cost airline in Saudi Arabia, the Ministry of Infrastructure said. The carrier has 30 aircraft in its fleet. It operates flights to 35 domestic and international destinations. The airline recently entered into an agreement with the Airbus aircraft manufacturer to purchase 120 new aircraft for a total of USD 8.6 billion.

As reported earlier, Flynas will operate flights on the route Riyadh – Kyiv (Boryspil airport) from 11 June. The flights will be operated three times a week (on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays). The travel time will be 5 hours 05 minutes.

The cost of a one-way ticket from Kyiv to Riyadh will start from EUR 340 in June and EUR 390 in July.

According to the carrier's schedule, connecting flights will also be operated from Riyadh to Jeddah (from 11 June) and Dammam (from 30 June).