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Before it ceased operations in 2011 and 2018, Wataniya Airways flew to many destinations in the Middle East, Europe and Asia. Below is a list of all of the airline's former destinations:
The baggage rules for flights with Wataniya Airways varied depending on the cabin class you were travelling in.
Economy Class passengers were allowed to bring one piece of carry-on baggage weighing no more than 7 kg (15 lbs) as well as one piece of checked baggage weighing up to 23 kg (50 lbs).
Business Class passengers were permitted two pieces of carry-on baggage each weighing no more than 7kg (15 lbs) and two pieces of checked baggage, each weighing no more than 32 kg (70 lbs).
For Wataniya flights, passengers were advised to check-in at least 90 minutes before departure for domestic flights and at least 2 hours before departure for international flights.
There were two cabin classes available for Wataniya Airways flights - these were Economy and Business.
Economy Class with Wataniya Airways offered a comfortable travel experience with a range of amenities to enjoy.
Seats in the Economy Class cabin had a pitch of up to 32 inches and a width of up to 18 inches. They had adjustable headrests and footrests to ensure the journey was as comfortable as possible. The seats also had seatback screens giving passengers access to a variety of TV shows, movies and music for in-flight entertainment.
Wataniya's Business Class cabin offered a premium travel experience to its passengers. Passengers travelling in this class would have access to priority check-in, extra baggage allowance and the airline's VIP lounges.
Seats were larger and more comfortable than those in Economy with a pitch of up to 38 inches and a width of up to 20 inches. Adjustable headrests, footrests and lumbar support were included. Like Economy Class, the Business Class seats had screens giving passengers access to in-flight entertainment.
While it was operating, Wataniya Airways offered in-flight entertainment options to its passengers including movies, TV shows and music.
Wataniya Airways served complimentary meals and beverages to all of its passengers. There would be a choice of hot or cold dishes, however, this would vary depending on the length of the flight and the destinations. There were more meal options available for Business Class passengers than there were for Economy Class passengers.
Wataniya Airways had its own frequent flyer program called 'Wataniya Rewards'.
Wataniya Rewards allowed members to earn points for flying with the airline - these points can be used to redeem a range of benefits including free flights, upgrades and exclusive access to airport lounges.
The number of points earned depending on the fare class of the ticket purchased - higher fares meant more points. There were three tiers of membership with Wataniya Rewards - these were Classic, Silver and Gold.
The Classic Tier was the entry-level tier into the program. Passengers at this level could earn points for flights with Wataniya Airways and redeem these for discounted/free flights, upgrades and other benefits.
To qualify for Classic, passengers needed to register for the program with at least 1 point within a 12-month period.
Silver Tier was the mid-level membership tier with Wataniya Rewards. In this tier, passengers could enjoy priority check-in and boarding, extra baggage allowance and exclusive access to airport lounges.
To qualify for Silver, passengers needed to earn at least 15,000 points in one calendar year.
The highest membership tier for Wataniya Rewards was Gold Tier. Passengers could enjoy all the benefits of Classic and Silver plus other benefits including priority baggage handling, guaranteed seat availability and access to a dedicated customer service centre.
To reach Gold, passengers would've needed to earn at least 30,000 points within a 12-month period.
Wataniya Airways was not a member of any airline alliance.
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