TRAVELLERS will soon be able to hop over to Saudi Arabia from Malaga.

Saudia Airlines have announced two new routes, to the capital Riyadh and city of Jeddah, which will start in June.

The Jeddah-Malaga route operating Mondays and Thursdays, from June 11 until September 10, will take six hours and 35 minutes.

And the Riyadh to Malaga flight, taking six hours and 40 minutes, will fly Wednesdays and Saturdays, starting June 9 until September 8.

Saudia Airlines, created in 1945, carries more than 30 million passengers annually.