nasair set to sign a franchise agreement at the ATM that empowers young Saudi entrepreneurs
Dubai, April 30, 2012 – nasair, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s national carrier, signed a landmark franchise agreement, which will realize the dreams of many young Saudi entrepreneurs. The deal, which took place on April 30 of ATM Dubai 2012, forms a key part of the airline’s Saudiazation strategy and will give passengers more choice. The start up cost of the franchise requires low seed money and provides a very attractive return on investment.
nasair Chief Executive Officer François Bouteiller, said: “We are extremely excited about signing this key agreement as it reflects our commitment to ‘Social Welfare’ and Saudiazation. nasair aims, through the franchisee program, to not only create convenient locations for its esteemed passengers to purchase nasair tickets, but also serve to boost the local entrepreneurship culture, creating job opportunities for the local community.”
Three of the top players in the Saudi Arabian market have already secured nasair franchisee in select zones in Saudi Arabia; a new agreement with Fyfa Travel who have secured the franchisee of Sabbiah in Gizan, Khonaini Travel who have secured the franchisee of Jubail and Portfolio who have secured the location of Taif.
As part of the franchise, nasair will offer a progressive incentive scheme to provide the opportunity to make significant annual profits. Other benefits include direct referral to the franchises, call centre support and consolidation within approved zones.
nasair is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s first low cost airline and only remaining private carrier. As part of the airline’s innovative new approach towards enhancing passenger experience, nasair recently introduced a new service offering passengers the option of receiving their boarding pass directly to their smartphone.
The airline currently operates routes to 21 national and international destinations and will be using ATM as a platform to highlight future expansion plans and forthcoming developments.
ATM runs from April 30 to May 3 and is held at Dubai International Exhibition and Conference. The event is attended by nasair’s CEO Mr. Bouteiller CCO Marco Renzo Ostini and Deputy CCO Turki Al Jawini.
About nasair – www.flynas.com
Launched in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in February 2007, nasair has transported more than 9 million passengers and is a pioneering ‘Smart Airline’ thanks to its four core values of: Being on Time, Competitive Fares, Young Fleet and Smart Services. Serving passengers with 500 weekly flights, the young fleet consists of 14 aircraft and covers 21 destinations both within and outside Saudi Arabia. The fleet is considered the youngest in the region with Airbus A320s and Embraer E190s flying passengers in complete comfort, made even more accessible by the competitive pricing.
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Source: Zawya.Com – Press Release – 30 April 2012