Saudi Arabia: GACA Allows All Airports To Operate At Full Capacity


The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced that it has allowed all airports to operate at full capacity starting today, (Sunday, 24th Oct 2021).

The GACA in a tweet said that it has issued instructions to all airlines regarding the operation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s airports at full capacity for both domestic and international flights.

However, the immunization status will continue to be checked in the ‘Tawakkalna’ application.

As per the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) report, the Kingdom’s Interior Ministry approved easing the country’s strict COVID-19 precautionary measures.


It must be noted that the country has also allowed gatherings and will lift some mask mandates for those who have received both COVID-19 vaccine doses, the interior ministry announced.

On Sunday, the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia operated at full capacity, with worshippers praying shoulder-to-shoulder for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.

The country’s Ministry of Sports announced that vaccinated visitors will be allowed into all sports stadiums and facilities as they operate at full capacity, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Sunday.

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