Saudi Arabian National Airlines – Saudi Airways announced to the outside world on the 9th local time that it will resume civil aviation flights between Saudi Arabia and Qatar from the 11th.
According to the announcement released by the company, there will be seven flights a week between Saudi Arabia and Qatar in the future, of which four will be between Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, and Doha, and the other three between the western Saudi cities of Jeddah and Doha.
The first resumed flight will be on January 11. From Riyadh to Doha at 0640 hours.
Earlier local time, the Salva crossing on the land border between Saudi Arabia and Qatar officially reopened.
In June 2017, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt announced that Qatar had severed diplomatic relations with Qatar and imposed sanctions and blockades, including the closure of their airspace, on the grounds of “supporting terrorism” and “destructing regional security”.
Under the mediation of Kuwait and other countries, Saudi Arabia and Qatar announced on the evening of January 4 that their airspace would resume opening to each other, and signed the Euler Declaration, which symbolizes the end of Qatar’s severance of diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt the next day.