INBOUND FLIGHTS IN SAUDI ARABIA SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 FEARS
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia temporarily suspended all inbound international flights and entry through land and seaports starting Monday-December 21, 2020,
according to the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh.The suspension would last for a week but could be extended for another week depending on the situation.
The cargo flights however were excluded from the suspension and foreign carriers currently in the kingdom could leave.
According to the Reuters wire service, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Oman closed their borders and suspended commercial flights over fears about a new COVID-19 strain.