RIYADH: Saudi Airlines said on Saturday that it would resume flights from Riyadh and Jeddah to the Qatari capital Doha, starting from Jan. 11.
The national carrier made the announcement in a tweet on its official account, and said bookings were now open.
— السعودية | SAUDIA (@Saudi_Airlines) January 9, 2021
Saudi Arabia, along with the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt, ended a three-year dispute with Qatar following a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in AlUla on Tuesday.
The Kingdom announced it was opening its land, sea and air borders with neighboring Qatar on Monday and earlier on Saturday opened the Salwa border crossing between the two countries and began welcoming travelers.
Later on Saturday, Qatar Airways also tweeted that it would resume flights to Saudi Arabia, starting with Riyadh on Jan. 11, followed by Jeddah on Jan. 14, then Dammam on Jan. 16.
#QatarAirways announce it will resume flights to Saudi Arabia, starting with services to Riyadh on Monday 11 January 2021, followed by Jeddah on Thursday 14 and Dammam on Saturday 16 January pic.twitter.com/Qwhti7d1iS
— Qatar Airways (@qatarairways) January 9, 2021