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Airlines report huge demand from stranded expats wishing to return to Saudi Arabia

MAKKAH: A large number of ex-pats in the Indian subcontinent say they want to return to the Kingdom, a Saudia airlines official said as the country resumed international flights to 20 cities.

In line with the directions of the Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation travelers can now fly to Amman, Dubai, Tunis, Cairo, Alexandria, Khartoum, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Paris, Washington, DC, Islamabad, Jakarta, Karachi, Kuala Lumpur, and Manila. The company source said domestic flights had resumed and citizens and residents were able to travel without getting tested.

News source ~ Arab News