Saudi Arabia's B-777(HZ-AKL) is clear for takeoff from RW35.Dedicated to my friend Mehdi Nazarinia.
Standing by for takeoff clearance at holding point runway 34L
This ex AirAsia 733(9M-AAE)is Sama's sixth aircraft and painted in special Saudi flag livery to commerate the Saudi National Day.Seen here taxiing into gate 4-1 during the end of Haj period.
Waiting for its gate allocation at apron 4 during the busy period of Haj.
Taxiing out for departure from apron 4 during the busy period of the end of Haj season.
An immaculate looking Saudia 777 taxiing to the gate at apron 4 during the busy period of the end of Haj season.
Taxing in to gate in Riyadh.
Note all the doors are flung open on both sides, which is the norm for any aircraft parked for a while and either not preparing to load or unload passengers/cargos. Even in the winter.
Port side view of an Etihad A345 taken out the F/O's side window as it overtakes us at 38000ft above Saudi Arabia.
This Etihad A345 had all sails aloft as it cruised past (2000ft above) and left us in his jetwash at 38000ft over north central Saudi Arabia.
Refueling for flying home
New desing for hajj flight