International flights: Indian aircraft Air India Express said that Saudi Arabia has allowed outbound traveler trips to India under the Vande Bharat mission. This comes after Saudi Arabia on Tuesday restricted trips to and from India in the midst of spike in Covid cases. Additionally Read – International Flights: Saudi Arabia Suspends Flights to/From These Countries Amid Rising COVID Cases | Know Here
Notwithstanding, the Indian aircraft on Wednesday night, in a tweet, stated, “Air India Express clarified it would not carry passengers from India to Saudi Arabia.” Also Read – International Flights: Now Indians Can Fly to Japan, UK, Canada And 10 Other Countries | Who is Allowed and Who isn’t? Peruse Detailed SOPs
“Air India Express Vande Bharat Mission flights would continue to carry passengers on its flights from Saudi Arabia to India,” it added.
In a roundabout gave on Tuesday, Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) said it was “suspending travel to and from the accompanying nations: (India, Brazil and Argentina) including any individual who has been in any of the referenced nations above over the most recent 14 days before their appearance to the Kingdom”. In any case, it avoided travelers who have official government solicitations.
The GACA round — named: ‘Suspension of movement to nations where the COVID-19 infection has flare-up’ — was set apart to all the aircrafts and contracted flight organizations working at the Saudi Arabia’s air terminals. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have a huge Indian transient populace.
Five days prior, Air India Express said that the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) had suspended its trips for 24 hours for carrying two travelers with COVID-19 positive testaments on August 28 and September 4.
Booked global traveler flights have been suspended in India since March 23 because of the episode. In any case, unique global flights have been working among India and Saudi Arabia since May 6 under the Vande Bharat mission.
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