Saudia continues special Jeddah-London flights for British nationals

Saudi Arabia had suspended international flights on March 15. (AFP/File Photo)
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Updated 18 August 2020

Saudia continues special Jeddah-London flights for British nationals

  • has been operating special flights to and from London since March 29

DUBAI: A new “exceptional flight” between Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport and London’s Heathrow Airport is set on Aug. 22 for British nationals who want to return to the UK.
British Consul General Seif Usher announced the information on Twitter, as Saudia continues to operate special flights between the two cities.
The airline has been operating these flights to and from London since March 29.
Saudi Arabia had suspended international flights on March 15 in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.
Since then, the country has emerged from a strict lockdown and travel restrictions between cities have been eased.


Saudi Arabia announces 17 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 27 November 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 17 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 345,622
  • A total of 5,857 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 17 deaths from COVID-19 and 302 new infections on Friday.
Of the new cases, 70 were recorded in Riyadh, 28 in Jeddah, 18 in Yanbu, 17 in Madinah, 14 in Dhahran, 14 in Makkah and 8 in Dammam.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 345,622 after 407 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 5,857 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.