Saudi Arabian Airlines operating as Saudia was founded in year 1945 When U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt presented a Douglas DC-3 as a gift to King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud. It is a fully owned government agency under the control of the Ministry of Defense, with TWA running the airline under a management contract. This airline is the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia and its main operational base is situated at Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED). It also has other hubs which are Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH), and Dammam-King Fahd International Airport (DMM). It is the member of Arab Air Carriers Organization and SkyTeam. It joined the Sky Team airline alliance on May 29, 2012. This airline also has won various awards in aviation industry such as the Silver MENA Travel, Yahoo Middle East Online Award for best regional online marketing and Quality Cube Award from Lufthansa, Silver Plate from Royal Brunei Airlines for On Time Performance and Diamond Award from On Board Services Magazine, among others.
If you are on the land where you find sumptuous canal houses and alluring gabled facades, then you are surely in the beautiful city called 'Amsterdam'. The city is also known as the Venice of the North and has a great history in its lap. Being the capital of Netherlands, the city offers you everything which can make your holidays more memorable. Amsterdammers (people residing in Amsterdam) who are famous for their liberalism love to speak in English. The city got its name from Amstelredamme and during the Dutch Golden Age, the city became one of the prominent ports in the globe. It was during the 17th century, when the city had developed the famous canal district. At present, The Canal Ring has got the crown of world heritage site. Anne Frank House is one of the most famous monuments here.
There are numerous good tourist sites which a number of travellers from different parts of the world come to praise and admire. Due to its many museums, Amsterdam is also called as ‘the city of museums’. The most visited places in Amsterdam are Oude Kerk, Dam square, Begijnhof, Amsterdam's canals, Magere Brug, Red Light District, Artis ZOO, Vondelpark, Hortus Botanicus- the Botanical Garden and many more. Though the city welcomes you all through the months, but still the perfect time to visit here is October to March.
Due to its warm Dutch hospitality and zealous nature of the people, Amsterdam was counted as 13th globally on quality of living by Mercer. The nightlife of the city is the real fun. People love to hang-around and dancing with each-other in the clubs and pups. The lip-smacking food is the specialty of this amazing city.
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