Why travel by plane from New York to Jeddah?
Four weekly non-stop flights, and a number of additional connecting flights, are available to allow travelers to reach the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah from New York. With a flight time of just 11h 50m, non-stop flights between the two cities are operated by Saudia (whose headquarters are in Jeddah), the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia. These flights take off from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and land in King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah. Connecting flights are operated by a range of airlines, including United and British Airways.
What is there to see and do in Jeddah?
Located on the Saudi Arabian coast, overlooking the Red Sea, Jeddah is a modern metropolis and a popular vacation destination thanks to its beaches and resort hotels. There are also interesting attractions such as King Fahd's Fountain, which uses water from the Red Sea to create an incredibly tall water fountain; the Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum, which takes a look at Jeddah's heritage; and the historic area of Al-Balad, which dates back to the 7th century. Within this area, pay a visit the Beit Al-Balad museum, which takes a look at the city's history.