Saudia (SV, Jeddah) is considering ordering an unspecified number of B777X jets from Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare), Reuters has reported citing three sources familiar with developments.

No further details were revealed and neither the airline nor Boeing chose to comment on the report.

The Saudia Arabian state-owned carrier is an existing B777 operator. It currently employs five B777-200(ER)s, four B777-Fs, and thirty-five B777-300(ER)s.