From the city of light to the heart of the desert: Saudia connects Paris to AlUla

Saudia airline recently unveiled the inauguration of its direct flight connecting Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to AlUla, an emerging and captivating destination in the heart of the Saudi desert. Since February 18, travelers can now enjoy a weekly direct connection between the French capital and this jewel of Saudi Arabia, marking a significant step in easier access to the hidden treasures of the Middle East.

The five-hour flight is specifically scheduled to depart every Sunday at 10:25 p.m. from Paris, allowing passengers to arrive at AlUla International Airport at 5:40 a.m. the following morning. This planning provides a perfect opportunity for those looking to maximize their exploration time in this historic and culturally rich region, without sacrificing valuable travel days.

The scheduling of these flights is meticulously designed to cover the periods from February 18 to March 10, then will resume from April 7 to April 28. These specific windows aim to capture the interest of travelers looking for new adventures during the ideal seasons to visit AlUla, when the climate is most welcoming.

AlUla, known for its lunar landscapes, historical monuments and priceless archaeological sites, is now more accessible than ever thanks to this Saudia initiative. This ancient city, which has long captured the imagination of historians, archaeologists and culture enthusiasts, promises a unique travel experience, combining adventure, history and discovery.

This new air link is a boon both for tourists and for cultural and economic relations between France and Saudi Arabia. It not only makes travel easier but also opens the door to a better understanding and appreciation of the unique heritages and landscapes that Saudi Arabia has to offer. With Saudia at the helm, travelers can expect a comfortable, efficient and memorable journey to one of the world’s best-kept secrets.