Airfare of the Day: Saudia Airlines BUSINESS CLASS Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur $865 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Saudia Airlines basic season business class promotional fares between Istanbul and Kuala Lumpur.

I first learned of this fare on FlyerTalk (access here)

Fare Details:

  • Fare: Saudia (SV) IPR3MTK IST to KUL
  • Booking class: I (Business Class)
  • Price: $865 ($777 Base Fare + Taxes & Surcharges)
  • Day/Time restrictions: Do not apply
  • Seasonal restrictions: Permitted 01 JAN through 31 DEC on the first international sector
  • Flight restrictions: All sectors must be on any SV flight
  • Advanced reservation/Ticketing restrictions: Do not apply
  • Minimum stay requirements: Do not apply
  • Maximum stay requirements: 3 months after departure
  • Stopovers: 5 stopovers permitted, limited to 2 free (in RUH) and 3 at $150 each (in JED/MED)
  • Transfers: 1 transfer permitted in each direction
  • Blackout dates: Travel is not permitted 10 JAN through 18 JAN 2018
  • Travel restrictions: Do not apply
  • Sales restrictions: Tickets must be issued on/before 10 NOV 2017
  • Changes: Per ticket charge $65 for reissue/revalidation – Per coupon charge 25% for no-show
  • Cancellations: Per ticket charge $70 for refund

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Price comparison:


I was able to find availability from November 2017 to September 2018 using Matrix ItaSoftware:

Booking examples:

This fare can be booked on Priceline:

Fare construction (can be useful to travel agents):


The following accruals were estimated for IST-JED-KUL round trip travel on SV marketed and operated flights without considering any elite status bonuses or ongoing promotions:


We have covered some of these Saudia Business Class fares before, and right now it seems they are also offering some good fares IST-CGK (access here) or GVA-KUL/CGK/MNL (access here).

This fare is pretty much flexible, allowing changes and cancellations for a relatively low fee.

Saudia is a dry airline: no adult beverages served on-board!

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