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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Saudi to resume international flights from January 1

Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Saudi to resume international flights from January 1”

Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday that it would lift totally the restrictions on citizens for leaving and returning to the Kingdom, with opening all land, sea and airports starting from January 1, 2021 in line with the coronavirus-related precautionary measures and protocols.

GCC citizens and non-Saudi residents with valid residency or visitors' visas will be allowed to enter the kingdom, provided they can show proof that they are Covid-19 negative.

Patients who need treatment overseas, particularly cancer for treatment or organ transplants are also allowed to travel, as well as people with humanitarian cases, students on scholarships or medical fellowship programmes, and sports teams.

Saudi Arabia will lift a coronavirus-related travel ban at the beginning of the new year, reported Anadolu Agency, quoting Saudi's official news agency on Sunday.

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People in other "exceptional categories", including Saudi government and military employees, embassy workers, students and people requiring medical treatment, will also be allowed to enter and exit the kingdom from Tuesday.

Of these, there are 1,368 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable, according to Saudi Press Agency.

The Health Ministry said it has the right, according to the situation, to impose certain precautionary measures.

Saudi Arabia has been witnessing a decline in daily Covid-19 infections.



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