An air transport agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden was signed 1987.
The agreement was signed on 17 March 1987.
Traffic rights for airline designated by Sweden
1) Points in Sweden - Intermediate points - Riyadh.
2) Points in Sweden - Intermediate points - Jeddah - Points beyond.
The designated airline of Sweden may, on any or all flights, omit calling at any of the above points, provided that the agreed services on this route begin at points in Sweden.
Intermediate points and points beyond in third countries may be served by the designated airlines at their option, provided that no commercial rights are exercised between such point and the point in the territory of the other Contracting Party, unless otherwise agreed.
The right of the designated airline of either Contracting Party to embark and to disembark, at points in the territory of the other Contracting Party, international traffic destined for or coming from third countries on the specified air routes shall be applied in accordance with the general principles that capacity shall be related to:
a) the traffic requirements between the territory of the Contracting Party which has designated the airline and the destinations of the traffic on the specified routes;
b) the requirements of through airline operation.
c) the air transport needs of the area through which the airline passes after taking into account local and regional services.
Each of the designated airlines shall have the right to a total of three weekly frequencies between Saudi Arabia and Scandinavia. A maximum of two flights may be operated on either Riyadh or Jeddah by SAS. SAS shall be entitled to operate a fourth frequency with a temporary permit until such time that Saudia commences its operations from Riyadh to Scandinavia with the understanding that Saudia shall serve a one year prior notice through the appropriate authorities of the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for SAS´ cancellation of its fourth frequency unless the designated airlines agree that the market demand warrants continuation of its fourth frequency and the approval of the Contracting Parties is obtained.
Fifth freedom traffic rights may be granted on recommendation from the two designated airlines either on reciprocal basis or subject to commercial agreement if agreed to be exercised unilaterally by either of the carriers.