TRAVEL ALERT | Saudia Resumes International Flights To 20 Cities

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi airline has resumed international flights to 20 destinations in the Middle East, Asia and Europe, after seven months of travel disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Kingdom’s flag carrier said permitted travelers could now fly to Amman, Dubai, Tunis, Cairo, Alexandria, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Saudia Resumes International Flights To 20 Cities

TRAVEL ALERT | U.K. To Make Announcement On Airport Testing Later On Wednesday: Shapps

LONDON – British transport minister Grant Shapps said he will make an announcement later on Wednesday regarding COVID-19 testing at airports which could lead to the U.K.’s 14-day quarantine period for travellers being shortened. ‘I will be making the announcement later today to parliament but it involves a task force. So looking at the systems … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | U.K. To Make Announcement On Airport Testing Later On Wednesday: Shapps

TRAVEL | Bahamas To Lift Quarantine Restrictions For Visitors On Nov.1

Bahamas authorities will soon lift a 14-day quarantine restriction for visitors if they can continuously prove that they are negative for the coronavirus amid the global pandemic. Starting Nov.1, tourists and returning residents will no longer need to isolate for two weeks upon arrival if they can present proof of a negative PCR test within … Continue reading TRAVEL | Bahamas To Lift Quarantine Restrictions For Visitors On Nov.1

TRAVEL ALERT | Spanish Capital To Be Locked Down In Hours, Source Says

MADRID | SPAIN – Madrid and nine satellite towns will come under new lockdown restrictions by decree within hours, a regional government source said on Friday, as the Spanish capital faces the worst COVID-19 infection rate from Europe’s second wave. The conservative-led Madrid area authority is reluctantly complying with an order from the Socialist-led central … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Spanish Capital To Be Locked Down In Hours, Source Says

TRAVEL | What You Need To Know About Travel Guidelines In Saudi Arabia

Madain Saleh The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has released its updated traveler’s guide, which accommodates the ongoing pandemic after approving international travel for some exceptional cases. The new regulations entail that non – Saudis who are entering the Kingdom must provide a medical report of their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test and its … Continue reading TRAVEL | What You Need To Know About Travel Guidelines In Saudi Arabia

TRAVEL | International Arrivals To Abu Dhabi Must Wear Covid-19 Tracking Device

ABU DHABI – International passengers arriving at Abu Dhabi airport will now have to wear a tracking device while they complete a mandatory 14-day home quarantine due to COVID-19, according to state-owned Eithad Airways. Daily infections in the United Arab Emirates rose this month to their highest since the outbreak started, which officials have largely … Continue reading TRAVEL | International Arrivals To Abu Dhabi Must Wear Covid-19 Tracking Device

TRAVEL ALERT | Oman To Restart International Flights On Oct.1

Oman will restart international flight on Oct.1, state news agency ONA said on Twitter, after they were suspended in March as part of coronavirus precautions. ‘Flights will be scheduled according to health data for specific destinations and according to bilateral agreements with other airlines’, ONA said. The Gulf state has reported 87,328 coronavirus infections, 82,805 … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Oman To Restart International Flights On Oct.1

TRAVEL | U.K. Travel Ban: 16 Quarantine – Free Countries For Arrivals And Departures

Whilst the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) says that nationals are allowed to travel to 67 destinations and won’t have to self-isolate when returning from 66 of them, there are currently only 16 countries without and travel restrictions of any kind for arriving or returning passengers. For example, the FCO says that Canada is … Continue reading TRAVEL | U.K. Travel Ban: 16 Quarantine – Free Countries For Arrivals And Departures

TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Notice setting date for Saudi International Flight ‘Is Bogus’

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – A fake circular suggesting Saudi Arabia will resume international flights in October has been condemned as ‘completely baseless and fabricated’ by the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA). Rumors that international flights will shortly return have been circulating on social media in recent weeks without any official statement from GACA. … Continue reading TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Notice setting date for Saudi International Flight ‘Is Bogus’

TRAVEL NEWS | Oman To Start Allowing Citizens To Travel Abroad – State TV

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Omani will start allowing its citizens to fly outside the country, but they must apply with authorities to do so quarantine upon their return, state television reported on Tuesday. Oman TV also said on its Twitter account that the Gulf Arab state had decided to maintain a lockdown on two … Continue reading TRAVEL NEWS | Oman To Start Allowing Citizens To Travel Abroad – State TV