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Saudi Arabia Suspends Flight Operations to and from Pakistan

Saudi Arabia Suspends Flights Operation to and from Pakistan
Saudi Arabia suspends flight operations (temporarily) to and from different countries, including Pakistan. The cause is only Coronavirus. The step is taken for the safety measures of Saudi Citizens and Expats living in the Kingdom. On March 12, 2020, this news shared by Ministry of Interior, KSA, because of latest precautionary measures.

List of Countries

According to the shared news by the ministry, flight operations with the following countries have been suspended:

  • EU Countries
  • Countries in Swiss Confederation
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Philippines
  • Sudan
  • Ethiopia
  • South Sudan
  • Eritrea
  • Kenya
  • Djibouti
  • Somalia

As well as movement of passengers from Jordan by land is also not working due safety measures from coronavirus issue.

Excluding of Saudi Arabia Suspends Flight Operations

Following types of operations are in work as well as continue to and from Saudi Arabia because of necessary things:

  • Commercial and freight traffic
  • Humanitarian and exceptional cases
  • Health practitioners working (Specific countries)
  • Evacuation
  • Shipping and trade trips

Time Extension for Passengers

As Saudi Arabia suspends flight operations, 72 Hours time flexibility is available. This is for those people who want to arrive or leave Saudi Arabia (Saudi nationals or expats with allowed valid visas). So, save time and get benefit from this limited time offer.
For further details; the people can contact Ministry of Interior, Saudi Arabia via Saudi Press Agency.
Saudi Government is trying to keep safe all the Saudi nationals and expats living in the Kingdom. As we know that coronavirus has destroyed the international flight operations a lot, this one is latest examples. Different countries effected because of coronvirus, fighting and trying to save their nationals from this breakout.

Flights Suspension and Pakistan International Airlines

After confirming from PIA (Pakistan International Airlines, it is important to know that its flights are available for 72 hours for serving the passengers from and to Pakistan (With Saudi Arabia). PIA is bringing back pilgrims from Saudi and by its ongoing flight operations. It is better time to wait, don’t book flights and save your money from blocking in such flight operations. For knowing more about flights as Saudi Arabia suspends flight operations contact anytime online PIA.


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