Monday, February 25, 2013

► SAUDI ARABIA: Nile Air to start Alexandria - Gassim from late May.

Nile AirEgyptian airline Nile Air (NP) will from 26 May 2103, expand its international operations with the launch of 3x weekly Alexandria/Borg el Arab - Gassim, Saudi Arabia flights.

Buraydah lightning storm
Buraydah lightning storm (Saleh al Sayegh)

Nile Air (NP): Alexandria/Borg el Arab – Gassim
-Effective 26 May
  • NP115 HBE1330 – 1655ELQ 320 357
  • NP116 ELQ1755 – 1930HBE 320 357
Source [AirlineRoute]

Gassim Airport, which serves the city of Buraydah, the capital of Al-Qassim Province in north-central Saudi Arabia, is an agrarian based enclave whose produce entails dates, lemon, orange and other fruits. Wheat production has become so successful that Buraydah is one of the largest producers in the kingdom, thereby rendering Saudi Arabia a net exporter of cereal.