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Flights Resume Between UAE, Saudi Arabia

2020-09-24 | Since 1 Month

The national carriers of the UAE and Saudi Arabia resumed flights between Dubai and several Saudi cities as the Kingdom celebrated its 90th national day on September 23.

Saudia Airlines resumed last Sunday five daily flights between Dubai and Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam.

There are plans to operate more flights between Dubai and Saudi cities, on board Saudia Airlines, and Emirates Airlines and Fly Dubai, in the coming days and weeks, according to reports.

For its part, Etihad Airways announced plans to resume flights to the Kingdom in October.

Ahmed Al Qubaisi, Senior Vice President Government, International and Communications, Etihad Aviation Group, said: "Saudi Arabia is a key market and we enjoy a special relationship with Saudia through our codeshare agreement and an extensive maintenance program through our Etihad Engineering division."

 

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"With travel restrictions being eased and borders reopening, subject to the lifting of international restrictions, we look forward to resuming flights to the Kingdom in October and once again, connecting Abu Dhabi to Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam," he added, state news agency WAM reported.

In 2019, Etihad operated 8,404 passenger flights and carried 1.3 million guests between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.



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