Sama signs deal with Orient


Sama, the Saudi Arabian low cost airline, recently signed an agreement with Orient Travel to assign them as GSA in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates.

Sheikh Faisal Al Qasimi, chairman of Orient Travel, said, “We are proud today to celebrate with Sama the signing of the partnership agreement to be the official General Sales Agent in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates. Orient Travel provides services through its 18 branches in UAE. This agreement is a further successful step in the development of Orient Travel since it was founded in 1963, as a leading travel and tourism company in the UAE.
Furthermore, we will contribute in cooperation with Sama to provide the lowest prices to our customers.”
Andrew Cowen, CEO of Sama, said, “Sama is pleased to establish a privileged relationship with Orient Travel, who is a strategic partner for Sama’s success. We selected them as our GSA in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates in recognition of the expertise they have built up serving the UAE community. This partnership will bring Sama’s low fares to the UAE enabling those people who wish to travel to Saudi Arabia to ‘Simply fly’ ”.
To encourage early bookings Sama have launched a campaign with discounts of up to 70 per cent off normal ticket fares. Book through the website or any Orient Travel offices or other travel agencies in the UAE.