Saudia to resume services to Dhaka, 32 int’l destinations in Nov
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) will resume services to 33 international destinations in November following the partial lifting of the travel suspension on Sept. 15, the airline made the announcement on its Twitter account on Friday, reports Saudi Gazette.
The national carrier of Saudi Arabia said that it will operate international flights to seven destinations in the West - Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Paris and Istanbul, and the US capital Washington. It will flying to and from six destinations in Africa - Addis Ababa, Alexandria, Cairo, Khartoum, Nairobi and Tunisia and thirteen in Asia - Delhi, Dhaka, Guangzhou, Islamabad, Jakarta, Karachi, Kochi, Kuala Lumpur Lahore, Manila, Multan, Mumbai and Peshawar and six destinations in the Middle East - Amman, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Beirut, Kuwait and Dubai.
Saudia called on all passengers to follow travel instructions and requirements caused by the coronavirus pandemic, indicating that flights are available for booking according to availability.
The airline resumed international flights on Sept. 15 following the decision of the Saudi authorities to exempt certain categories of Saudis and expatriates from the temporary travel ban imposed since March as part of precautionary measures to stem the spread of coronavirus.
Accordingly, all the international airports in the Kingdom have been geared up to operate flights during this phase in coordination with the Ministry of Health and other government agencies, the General Authority of Civil Aviation had said in a statement earlier.