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Name: SAUDI ROYAL FLIGHT
7JetSet7 Code: SRF
Status: Operational
Region: MIDDLE EAST
City: JEDDAH
Country: SAUDI ARABIA
Employees 57
Web:
Email:
Telephone: (2) 686 20 12
Fax: (2) 686 10 17
Sita:
Background
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OPERATES AND MAINTAINS SAUDI ROYAL JET AIRPLANE FLEET.

SAUDI ARABIA: POPULATION: 24 MILLION. POSSESSOR OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST OIL RESERVES - LOOKS TO THE WEST FOR TECHNOLOGY. YET AS PROTECTOR OF ISLAM'S HOLIEST CITIES, MECCA AND MEDINA, IT IS PROFOUNDLY CONSERVATIVE, ADHERING TO A STRICT INTERPRETATION OF SUNNI ISLAM. THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1932. IT COVERS AN AREA OF 2.1 SQ KM, AND THE CAPITAL IS RIYADH. THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS ARABIC.

AUGUST 1995: 1 757-23A (PW2037) (NB168), EX-AWAS (AWW), TO BE MODIFIED TO "HOSPITAL SHIP" (WILL TAKE ONE YEAR).

NOVEMBER 1996: "KINGDOM ESTABLISHMENT" PURCHASED 767-300ER
(CF6-80C2) (27255), EX-GULF AIR (GUL).

DECEMBER 1996: 707 (HZ-HM3), IN OVERHAUL AT ALSALAM SINCE EARLY SUMMER.

APRIL 1998: ABDULRAHMAN AL TAYEB GENERAL MANAGER ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE.

MARCH 1999: MD-11 (544, HZ-HM8) DELIVERY AFTER VIP MODIFICATIONS AT RAYTHEON, WACO, TEXAS.

MAY 1999: MD-11 (532, HZ-HM7) DELIVERY. 707 (HZ-HM2) AT AL-SALAAM, RIYADH FOR "D" CHECK.

JUNE 1999: 747 (HZ-HM1A) TO LUFTHANSA TECHNIK (LTK) (DLH) FOR "D" CHECK, TO TAKE 9 MONTHS.

JULY 1999: 707 (HZ-HM2) "D" CHECK, AT AL-SALAM COMPLETED.

AUGUST 1999: MD-11 (48532, HZ-HM7) DELIVERED.

NOVEMBER 1999: 747 (HZ-HM1A) "D" CHECK AT LUFTHANSA (DLH), EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN 2/00. 737 (HZ-HM4) IS IN SAUDI ROYAL FLIGHT (SRF) HANGAR, FOR EXTENSIVE CORROSION PREVENTION & CONTROL PROGRAM (CPCP) & AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVE (AD) 98-11-04 R1 COMPLIANCE.

JANUARY 2000: 3 747'S ARE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE TOP 3 OFFICIALS OF THE KINGDOM: KING; PRIME MINISTER; & MINISTER OF DEFENSE.

APRIL 2002: (CORPORATE FAX: (966-2) 684-1904/07/14).

August 2002: Sells its 737-268 (22050). 747SP (22750) undergoing extended heavy maintenance check at Jet Aviation (JTA).

December 2003: Jet Aviation, Basel (JTA) installed the 1st Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS), suppled by Astronautics Corporation of America, and featuring Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Displays (AMMLCD) on the (SRF) 747SP.

February 2014: Saudi Royal Flight ((ICAO) Code: SVA, based at Riyadh) (SRF) has phased out the world's only MD-90 with a VIP interior. Research shows the MD-90 (53496, HZ-APF), was recently ferried to Roswell as (N969AS). The MD-90 was once one of the 29 MD-90s Saudia ((IATA) Code: SV, based at Jeddah) (SVA) acquired direct from McDonnell Douglas (Long Beach).

Fleet:
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October 2017:

2 707-368C (JT3D-3B HK) (903-21081, /75 HZ-HM2; 925-21368, /77 HZ-HM3), EX-(SVA) /88, VIP.

0 737-268 (JT8D-15) (622-22050, /79 08 05 HZ-HM4), EX-(SVA) /88 VIP. SOLD 8/02.

1 747-3G1B (JT9D-7R4G2) (592-23070, /83 HZ-HM1A), EX-(IBR) /88, VIP.

2 747-SP68 (RB211-524D4) (329-21652, /79 HZ-HM1B; 560-22750, /82 HZ-HAI), EX-(SVA) /88 & /92, VIP.

1 757-23A (PW2037) (599-25495, /94 HZ-HMED), EX-(AWW) MOBILE HOSPITAL.

1 767-3P6ER (CF6-80C2B4) (525-27255, /93 HZ-WBT3), EX-(GUL), (KBA) LSD.

1 DC-8-72 (CFM56-2).

2 MD-11 (PW4460) (532-48532, /93 HZ-HM7; 544-48533, /93 HZ-HM8), (5/99).

0 MD-90-30 (V2528-D5) (53496, HZ-APF), EX-(SVA), PHASED OUT 2014-02. VIP.

2 L-1011-500 TRISTARS (RB211-524B4) (193G-1250, /83 HZ-HM5; 293A-1249; /83 HZ-HM6), VIP.

Management:
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CAPTAIN FAISAL AL RASHEED, GENERAL MANAGER ROYAL FLIGHT OPERATIONS.
(PH: 966-2-684-2800) (966-2-684-1907).

ABDULRAHMAN AL TAYEB, GENERAL MANAGER AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE (4/98) (PH: 966-2-684-1919) (FAX: 966-2-684-1907).

ABDULRAHMAN AL JURAID, MANAGER AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING & DEVELOPMENT.
(PH: 966-2-684-1903) (FAX: 966-2-684-1907).

MOHAMMED TWAILY, MANAGER PROCUREMENT/STORES.

 
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