Air Pictorial 1976-03
J.Wegg - Saudia - Saudi Arabian Airlines /Airline History/
Boeing 707 HZ-ACC in the current livery on finals at London (Heathrow) in January 1974
Boeing 707-373C HZ-ACF in Saudia Air Cargo colours at Frankfurt, September 1973
Boeing 707 ET-ACQ leased from Ethiopian Airlines, seen at Jeddah in December 1975. Note that titling is generally in Arabic on the starboard side and in English on the port side of the fuselage
Resplendent in the current livery, Dakota HZ-AAX, seen at Jeddah in December 1974, is believed to be the first aircraft ever delivered to Saudia
Dakota HZ-AAP in early green/white scheme at Bahrein, 28/2/60
Skymaster HZ-AAW in an early colour scheme at Beirut. May 1956
The first of four Lockheed TriStars ordered by Saudia, HZ-AHA was delivered on 18th July 1975 and put into service on the London route the next month. The airline has options on two more
DC-6A HZ-ADA at Rome-Fiumicino. July 1966
Boeing 737 HZ-AGE at Shannon on delivery in May 1972
Three Fairchild F-27A Friendships have been leased from Hughes Airwest. N751L is seen at Amsterdam on delivery in March 1975
Bristol 170 Wayfarer SA-AAA (later HZ-AAA) at Filton before delivery in January 1949. In the background is the second prototype Buckmaster, TJ717
DC-9-15 HZ-AEB at Heathrow. May 1967. The DC-9s have been sold
One of the Saudia Charter Division's Piper Apache 235s, HZ-AFB, in the original colour scheme at Dhahran