The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) has instructed all aviation companies, including general and private aviation, that are operating at the Kingdom’s airports, over the procedures related to Nationals travel abroad effective from May 17.
The Ministry of Interior announced on Sunday that the Kingdom’s land, sea and air borders will reopen at 1 a.m. on May 17.
GACA said that this directive is line with the announcement of the Saudi government to allow the travel and return of the immunized citizens. The Ministry of Interior announced on Sunday that Saudi Arabia would reopen its land, sea and air borders completely from 1:00 a.m. Monday, May 17.
The circulation allows aviation companies to transport vaccinated people who have received two full Covid-19 doses or those who passed 14-days after taking the first dose.
Citizens who have recovered from corona-virus infection will be allowed to travel provided they have spent less than 6 months since their infection, confirmed by Tawakkalna App.
Citizens under the age of 18 years are also permitted to travel on the condition that they present an insurance policy accredited by the Saudi Central Bank that will cover the costs of any COVID-19 treatment outside the Kingdom.
Abdulaziz Al-Duailij, the President of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) thanked and appreciated the Saudi Government for allowing the citizens to travel abroad in accordance with the health requirements.
He also highlighted the successful efforts made by the Saudi Government to combat the outbreak of the Corona-virus pandemic.