Flynas Airline. Flynas Airline.

The route is part of the low-cost airline’s objective to increase international flights, while providing a connection between King Fahd International Airport in Dammam and Abu Dhabi International Airport, according to local media.

"The provision of new flights between the kingdom and the UAE demonstrates Flynas’ concern to cover a wider range of international destinations while making a major contribution to the support of the economy and tourism growth,” NAS Holding CEO Bander Al-Mohanna, which owns the airline, said. “While we seek to consolidate of our place in the gulf market, we take care of choosing the flight times that suits everyone."

Al-Mohanna added NAS believes the new route will encourage more travel between the countries and stimulate investments and joint projects, reports Gulf News Journal.

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