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Travel: Oman’s SalamAir Resolves Air Space Entry Issue With Saudi

SalamAir has issued a clarification after one of its aircraft was not allowed to enter the Saudi airspace due to missing information about passengers.The...
makkah shuttle bus

Makkah Shuttle Bus Expects 40 Million Passengers By End Of Ramadan

The Makkah shuttle buses are expected to transport more than 40 million passengers to the Grand Mosque by the end of the holy month...
gulf air

Gulf Air Offers Free Extra baggage Allowance For Students

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has enhanced baggage allowance for all college and university students with an additional 23-kilogramme...
darea nights

Riyadh: Darea Nights Launched During Holy Month of Ramadan

Darea nights kicked off under the “Ramadan Season” in the city of Riyadh for the holy month during the evening from 9:30 pm until...
drugging passengers at airport

Expat Case Of Drugging Passengers At Airport Adjourned To May 20

The trial of an expat who was accused of drugging passengers at Bahrain International Airport before robbing them has been adjourned to May 20....
Umrah pilgrims in makkah

Makkah Receives Over 6.1M Umrah Pilgrims So Far

The number of pilgrims performing Umrah in the holy city of Makkah has so far exceeded 6.1 million, up 7 percent compared to the...

Saudia Assures Compensation To Passengers For Flight Delays

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has apologised to its passengers for the delays in scheduled flights during the last few days, stressing that they were...
passport centers in KAIA

Saudi: KAIA Sets Up 192 Passport Counters For Umrah Pilgrims

The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) has revealed that 192 counters of the Passport Department (Jawazat) have been set up at King Abdulaziz...
saudi arabian airlines

Saudia Announces Its Largest Summer Schedule With 16.8M Seats

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) will operate more than 77,000 domestic and international flights offering a total of 16.8 million seats to meet passenger demand...

Passenger Satisfaction Remains High At Saudi Airports

Passenger satisfaction at the Kingdom’s airports has maintained a consistently high level, according to the monthly report for April issued by the General Authority...
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