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PIA to start 35 weekly flights to Saudi Arabia from Dec 1

The national flag carrier has also launched its flight booking operation for Saudi Arabia.

PIA flights to KSAPIA to start 35 weekly flights to Saudi Arabia from Dec 1 | OyeYeah News
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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)  to start 35 weekly flights to Saudi Arabia from Dec 1!

After the Saudi Arabia government decided to allow direct flights from Pakistan, the has unveiled its schedule for operating direct flights to KSA from December 1.

As per the schedule, the PIA administration will operate 35 weekly flights to Saudi Arabia.

These flights will cover the Saudi cities of Jeddah, Madinah, Riyadh, Dammam, and Al-Qassim and will take off from Lahore, Multan, Islamabad, Karachi, and Peshawar.

The national flag carrier has also launched its flight booking operation for Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi government has granted permission to six countries including Pakistan to operate direct flights into the Kingdom.

It is mandatory for Pakistani travellers to undergo five-day quarantine after landing in Saudi Arabia.

According to a tweet from the Saudi Press Agency, the kingdom will let indirect passengers from Pakistan, India, Brazil, Vietnam, Egypt, and Indonesia from December 1, 2021.

“Travelers, regardless of their vaccination status, will no longer need to quarantine for 14 days in a third country. However, they will still need to quarantine for five days within the country after they land,” Saudi Ministry notified.

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