Oman Air To Resume Direct Flights To Jeddah From August 11

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Oman Air, the flagship carrier of the Sultanate of Oman announced that it is all set to resume flights to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia starting from August 11.

“Welcome back, Jeddah! We are resuming flights to Saudi Arabia’s second-largest city. Shop along the Red Sea, tour art galleries and museums, discover a vibrant coffee culture, sample a fusion of fine dining, and stroll the winding streets of Al Balad.” Oman Air Twitted.

The twice-weekly flights will operate on Wednesday and Saturday as WY 1675 from Muscat (MCT) and WY 1676 from Jeddah (JED). Flights from Muscat will depart at 15:25 and arrive in Jeddah at 17:40. Flights from Jeddah will depart at 19:40 and arrive in Muscat at 23:45.

The airline also said that there will be no quarantine for those travelers submitting the proof of full vaccination taken at least 14 days prior to arrival.

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In addition to this, all non-Saudi travelers must present a negative result of an RT-PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival.

Saudi Arabia To Allow Entry of Fully Vaccinated Tourists

It must be noted that Saudi Arabia has recently opened its doors to foreign tourists, and lift off the suspension of entry for tourist visa holders, starting from August 1, 2021.

Tourists from 49 countries can now travel to Saudi Arabia for tourism purposes. The country has been simplified for obtaining a multiple-entry electronic visa for a period of one year, allowing tourists to spend up to 90 days in the Kingdom.


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