SAUDIA, also known as Saudi Arabian Airlines started out in 1945 with a single twin-engine gifted to King Abdul Aziz by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt. This was followed months later with the purchase of two more aircrafts, and these formed the nucleus of what in a few years was to become one of the world's largest airlines. SAUDIA is the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia and its main operational base is situated at the King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED). The airline also has other hubs, which are the Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and the Dammam-King Fahd International Airport (DMM). It is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization and the SkyTeam. SAUDIA has also won various awards in the aviation industry such as the Silver MENA Travel, the Yahoo Middle East Online Award for best regional online marketing, the Quality Cube Award from Lufthansa, the Silver Plate from Royal Brunei Airlines for On-Time Performance and Diamond Award from On Board Services Magazine, among others.
Second largest city in the country, Lahore is the capital of the Pakistan province of Punjab. With its history tracing back to nearly a millennium, Lahore is also a main cultural centre of Punjab and Pakistan. The city is bordered by Ravi River on its northern side, and the land carries a hot semi arid climate that is featured by extremely hot summers, dry warm winters, a little monsoon and dust storms. The land comprises the remnants left since 11th century from eras belonging to different rulers. The city is a also a storehouse of arts, cuisines, music, cultural events, film making and gardening of the country. Since the land provides an affiliation platform for poets and artists, so you can find here a large number of educational institutions.
Mughals have had always that kind of charm and spell which they centuries ago weaved through fingers and the gazing proof is standing here on this land. Being the heart of Pakistan, the city is oozing with buildings, castles, palaces and mosques that bespeak Mughal magnificence and a fine fusion of more than one architectural styles. Shahi Qila, Badshahi Mosque, Shalimar Garden, Miare Pakistan, Lahore Museum, Jehangir'r Tomb, Masjid Wazir Khan, Noor Jehan's Tomb, Mubarik Haveli, Islamic Summit Minaret, Anarkali's Tomb, Ali Hajvery's Tomb, Hiran Minar and much more. The nights in Lahore are full of life, people dance to the tunes of lovely rhythms. Watch one or two movies at Cinema. In the latest years, music has been greatly encouraged in Pakistan. One most popular Pakistan's music band is Junoon. With a strong fan base in Lahore, you can easily catch up in their regular music concerts. Apart from music concert, stage drama has also caught fire in its development, and people in Lahore love to laugh their guts out and cry their hearts out in theaters.
If you are in Lahore, do not forget to visit the famous market places, and you will yearn miss shopping here after you are home. Anarkali Bazar, Fortress Stadium Market, Hafeez Centre, Pace, Liberty Market and Panorama Centre are few most crowded market places where you can bag huge bargains. Don't think much now; just log onto MakeMyTrip.com and book online tickets to Lahore. Being the India's leading travel portal it offers you cheap tour packages. Even if you are first time traveler, you will have an unforgettable trip with MakeMyTrip's help. It also organizes your journey, all within your budget and as per your preferences.