Qatar Airways is set to become the first foreign carrier to make lasting inroads into the Saudi Arabian air transport market, in moves that could overturn long-standing restrictions that have made the large and wealthy country something of a sleeping giant.
Saudi royal family
Civilian aviation regulation has effectively been removed from the control of the Saudi Arabian defense ministry following the death of former crown prince and defense minister, Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, in October.
A letter of intent (LOI) has been signed between Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) and Alpha Star Aviation Services, opening dialog about a joint venture to provide military and commercial aviation support and maintenance services in Saudi Arabia. Alpha Star Aviation Services is an aerospace services provider based in Riyadh.
London-based Design Q has teamed with Case4de engineering specialists of Hamburg, Germany, to produce an interior proposal for the A380 ordered last year by Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdul Al Saud.
London-based Design Q has teamed with Case4de engineering specialists to produce an interior proposal for the A380 Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdul Al Saud of Saudi Arabia ordered last year. Design Q director Gary Doy described the job as daunting. The airplane, he said, will be the “ultimate luxury” private jet. Its two decks provide more than 6,000 sq ft of floor space.