There’s a time when transportation in Saudi Arabia lacked in almost every part. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has faced many difficulties regarding transportation. In early 1900, Saudi doesn’t have any good kind of transportation source besides roads. But after the discovery of the Crude oil in 1938, it was developed very fast. As of today, Saudi Arabia is the largest source of crude oil all over the world, which also leads to the modernisation of its transportation network. Today, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is having all the modernised transportation network whether it’s a road, air, railroads, marine or any other mode. Here, we will discuss the best transportation for the public.
Airways in Saudi Arabia are very much preferable over all the modes of transportation. Saudi Arabia has five airlines Saudia, Flynas, Flyadeal, SaudiGulf Airlines and Nesma Airlines. Saudia is the government-owned airline in the nation and rest are private. Saudi Arabian Airlines is the best airline in Saudi Arabia is also a world-class airline which offers first-class, business-class and economy class in its carriers. Saudia is also the third-largest airline in the Middle-East and also operates its flights to the major parts of the world.
Roadways are always referred to as the lifeline of any nation. Road network in Saudi is very well established in the nation. Roads in Saudi are built with the most modern techniques in the world. Roadways in the nation are also important due to the fact that the cities in Saudi are very far away. The major part of the nation is covered with the desert sand which is also a major factor in the development of the roadways. The highways are built between the city are a very important project for the Ministry of Transportation implement and also maintained by the ministry itself.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has a very extensive waterway despite having any kind of permanent river bodies. Saudi has it’s mostly waterways transport through the canals or wadis (valleys) and through the seas. Seaways are very much considered to be much more economical as compared to the other ways although it takes much more time. Saudi has modern ports which contributes much to the development and also plays an important role in the transportation of the oil. Saudi ports annually ship around 12,000 ships to domestic and international destinations. The waterways and the ports in Saudi are operated by the Saudi Ports Authority.