flynas plane in the air.
flynas plane in the air.

From BER to the Red Sea

Published: 05 March 2024, 17:00

Saudi low-cost airline flynas will connect BER with Jeddah in Saudi Arabia from autumn 2024. The route to the port city on the Red Sea will be served three times a week starting on 4 September 2024. Saudi Arabia is now just one direct flight away for the first time. At the same time, the connection is also interesting for business travellers and tourists from Saudi Arabia. An Airbus A320neo will be used on the route. Flights can be booked now.

flynas will be flying to Jeddah every Monday, Wednesday and Sunday. The outbound flight departs from BER at 9.05 am, landing in Jeddah at 5.10 pm The return flight leaves Saudi Arabia at 4 am, arriving in BER at 8.15 am. The flight time is a good six hours.

Lots of people at ITB 2024, at the exhibition stand of the airline flynas.

The BER-Jeddah long-haul route was announced at the Saudi Arabian stand at ITB 2024. The first flight is on 4 September 2024. Image: Sara Ruiz Padovan, Business Development Aviation, Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (3rd from left), Thomas Hoff Anderson, COO, Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (4th from left), Majid Khan, CEO, Air Connectivity Program (5th from left), Stefan Magiera, COO, flynas (6th from left), Rashed Alshammari, Vice President Commercial, Air Connectivity Program (4th from right), Abdulilah Aleadi, VP of International Sales, flynas and Nasser Ahmed AlMushaisen (3rd from right), Regional Sales Manager Europe & KWI, flynas (1st from right) at Saudi Arabia’s trade show stand.

© Oliver Lang / Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH 


Jeddah is located on the Red Sea and is the gateway to the Islamic pilgrimage sites of Mecca and Medina, which can be reached quickly and easily with an express train connection from Jeddah Airport. Saudi Arabia’s second largest city is characterised by a fascinating mixture of progress and tradition. The coastal metropolis is regarded as the cultural pearl of the Middle East thanks to its impressive mosques, traditional souks and a lively art and music scene. The “Al Balad” old town with its pretty merchants’ houses is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The harbour district of Jeddah, a green promenade with lots of restaurants, water sports and recreational facilities, is located directly on the Red Sea. The newly built Jeddah Circuit has been the venue for Saudi Arabian Grand Prix races as part of the Formula 1 World Championship since 2021.


flynas is the second largest airline in Saudi Arabia and the leading low-cost airline in the Middle East with a fleet size of 60 aircraft. The airline currently flies to more than 70 national and international destinations. flynas has carried more than 60 million passengers since its foundation in 2007. In 2023, flynas was named the best low-cost airline in the Middle East by Skytrax for the sixth time in a row and the fourth best low-cost airline in the world for the first time. BER is the first German destination on flynas’ flight schedule. Tickets can now be booked via or at travel agencies.

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