PIA announces flight operations for Saudi Arabia

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Saturday announced the resumption of direct flight operations to Saudi Arabia after the Kingdom eased coronavirus-related restrictions.

According to a PIA spokesperson, the PIA will operate 35 flights in a week for Saudi Arabia.

The flights would be operated to Saudi cities including Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam and Al Qassim from Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Multan and Peshawar.

The spokesperson made it clear that the passengers departing will have to comply with a 5-day quarantine requirement in accordance with Saudi laws.

He further said that the decision with regard to increasing the number of flights will be taken as per the demand of passengers, he added.

It is to be noted that Saudi Arabia has allowed direct entry of travelers from Pakistan and multiple other countries starting from December 01 besides also allowing Umrah pilgrims from the country.

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