Saudi employees of the new Flydeal airlines company take a selfie during the launching ceremony held at the King Abdulaziz airport in the coastal city of Jeddah, on August 25, 2017.
Saudi Arabia's new budget carrier Flyadeal said Thursday it will start flying next month, as the kingdom seeks to expand air services to boost tourism in a radical overhaul of its oil-dependent economy. / AFP PHOTO / AMER HILABI
Saudi Arabian low-cost airline Flyadeal reversed a commitment for up to 50 Boeing 737 Max jets. opting instead for an all-Airbus A320 fleet. AFP

Saudi Arabia's flyadeal scraps Boeing 737 Max plans for an all-Airbus fleet

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