Emirates announces date of resumption of flights to Saudi Arabia

Emirates Airlines announced the date of resuming its flights to Saudi Arabia, after the Kingdom announced the suspension of entry to it from the country.

And according to a statement by the Dubai Government Media Office, as of Saturday, Emirates Airlines will start operating 24 flights a week to Saudi Arabia, including a daily flight to the capital, Riyadh, daily A380 flights to Jeddah, a daily flight to Dammam and three weekly flights to Madinah.

The statement indicated that the Riyadh service will increase to two flights per day as of October 16, pointing to plans to increase the number of flights through other Saudi cities by the end of this month.

And the Saudi Ministry of Interior announced stopping the suspension of entry to the Kingdom, starting last Wednesday, from all of the United Arab Emirates, South Africa and Argentina.

Last July, Saudi Arabia announced a ban on citizens traveling to a number of countries without prior permission, including the United Arab Emirates.