flyadeal (F3, Jeddah) has commenced operations with its inaugural commercial service - Jeddah-Riyadh - having taken place on Saturday, September 23. Operations are on-board the budget carrier's growing fleet of A320-200s.

A unit of Saudia (SV, Jeddah), flyadeal is expected to expand its operational network across Saudi Arabia and the region in the coming months.

flyadeal joins parent Saudia, flynas (XY, Riyadh), Nesma Airlines (Saudi Arabia) (NA, Hail), SaudiGulf Airlines (6S, Dammam) and premium operators Saudia Private Aviation (SVA, Jeddah) and Sky Prime Aviation Services (UY, Riyadh) in the Saudi domestic scheduled market.