In readiness to receive international travellers to the country, Saudi Airlines announced a gradual operating schedule for international flights to 33 destinations so far, for authorized travelers.
According to alkhaleejtoday.co, the airline on its tweeter handle said the gradual operating schedule for international flights for the excluded and authorized travel groups includes destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and the United States.
Earlier on Friday, the Board of Directors of the Saudi Arabian Airlines General Organization, headed by Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, Minister of Transport of Saudi Arabia, issued a decision appointing Eng. Ibrahim bin Abdulrahman Al-Omar as Director General of the General Organization of Saudi Arabian Airlines, starting from Saturday.
In the first week of last September, the Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation confirmed the operational readiness of international airports for this stage, in coordination with the Ministry of Health and the relevant government agencies within the airport facilities for the entry of foreigners who obtained visas.
The Saudi Civil Aviation Authority indicated that the controls include not allowing non-Saudis to enter the Kingdom’s territory except after submitting proof that they are free from infection with the emerging corona virus, based on a recent analysis from a reliable and approved body outside Saudi Arabia, and no more than 48 hours have passed since the moment. Arrival at the airport.
The exact date for the full suspension of the suspension for international flights will be announced 30 days before January 1, 2021.