The UAE embassy in Riyadh confirmed that, in coordination with the siblings in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, all facilities are made for citizens who wish to return to the UAE around the clock.
The embassy said that coordination has been made with Saudi Arabian Airlines, Etihad Airways and Emirates Airlines to harness its potential to help those looking to return to the UAE in accordance with the announced schedule.
And Etihad Airways will start implementing its flights from 11 to 13 March, at the rate of one flight per day in the airports of Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam, while Emirates Airlines will start daily flights during the period from 12 to 15 March this year between Dubai and Riyadh Airport, Jeddah and Dammam, To transfer those wishing to return to the homeland.
The embassy, through its account on Twitter, called that, based on the precautionary measures taken by the sisterly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at its air ports temporarily, we would like all those who wish to return to the UAE to communicate via WhatsApp on the following numbers 00966501118079, 00966500302006.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced last Saturday a number of preventive and precautionary measures to prevent, eliminate and block the outbreak of the new Corona virus, and the Saudi News Agency quoted an official source in the Ministry of Interior as saying that, according to the preventive and precautionary measures recommended by the competent health authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in As part of its continuous development of efforts to prevent, block and eliminate transmission of HIV infection, and based on the concern to protect the health of citizens and residents and ensure their safety, the Kingdom’s government has decided the following:
First: Temporary entry to the Kingdom for arrivals from each of the Emirates, Kuwait and Bahrain to the air ports at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, King Abdulaziz International in Jeddah and King Fahd International in Dammam.
He explained that the traffic will be "through the land ports between the Kingdom and those countries for commercial trucks only, provided that the Ministry of Health takes all necessary precautions in the aforementioned airports, as well as with regard to the drivers of these trucks and their escorts in the land ports, where these measures start immediately."