Saudi Arabia Lifts Air Travel Restrictions for 11 Countries

On May 29, 2021, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) instructed airlines that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would be lifting travel restrictions on travelers from the United Arab Emirates, the United States of America, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Switzerland, France, and Japan. Travel is permitted from May 31, 2021.

Travelers will still have to follow local health guidance and quarantine on arrival.


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