Airlines report huge demand from stranded expats wishing to return to Saudi Arabia

SourceArab News
SectorTransport
CountrySaudi Arabia

MAKKAH: A large number of expats in the Indian subcontinent are wishing to return to Saudi Arabia, a Saudi airlines official said as the Kingdom resumed its international flights to 20 cities. In line with the directions of the Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation travelers can now fly to Amman, Dubai, Tunis, Cairo, Alexandria, Khartoum, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Paris, Washington, DC, Islamabad, Jakarta, Karachi, Kuala Lumpur and Manila. The company source said that domestic flights had resumed and citizens and residents were able to travel without getting tested. However, the scale of operation was affected due to the social distancing measures. The source said many expats had expressed a wish to return, especially from the Indian subcontinent in India and Pakistan. The source also said the Ultraviolet C ...read more...