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Important information about our flights to Saudi Arabia

03 February 2021, 12:15 PM

Dear Trade Partner,

We have important information regarding our flights to Saudi Arabia.

The authorities of Saudi Arabia have introduced temporary restrictions from a number of countries.

Effective 3 February 2021 at 21:00 Saudi Arabia Standard Time, guests will not be permitted to enter Saudi Arabia if they are travelling from or have been in the following countries in the past 14 days:

  • Argentina, United Arab Emirates, Germany, USA, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Pakistan, Brazil, Portugal, United Kingdom, Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, France, Lebanon, Egypt, India, Japan.

This does not apply to Saudi nationals and citizens, diplomats, health practitioners and their families. Guests who have travelled to any of the restricted countries above in the past 14 days must quarantine in their homes for a period of 14 days on arrival to Saudi Arabia.

GCC country nationals, with the exception of the UAE, may enter provided they have not been in or transited through any of the restricted countries in the past 14 days. GCC nationals should travel on their passport rather than their national ID card.

Guests must complete a health declaration form before they fly. 

Please encourage guests to read the latest travel regulations before they fly at