Health Alert

Apr 14, 2020

On 12 April 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh issued a Health Alert with information on repatriation flights. The alert reads in part as follows:

“Location: Saudi Arabia

“Event: The U.S. Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has arranged with Saudi authorities and Saudia Airlines to offer limited commercial flights from the Kingdom to the United States during the period that regular commercial service is suspended to help contain the COVID-19 virus.

“Saudia Airlines has announced additional flights to the United States departing the Kingdom this week:

  • On Tuesday, April 14, SV 23 is scheduled to depart Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) at 9:30 AM and arrive at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport at 3:30 PM EST.
  • On Friday, April 17, SV 23 is scheduled to depart Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport (RUH) at 9:00 AM and arrive at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport at 3:30 PM EST. On Friday, April 17, SV 35 is scheduled to depart Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport at 10:30 AM and arrive at Washington-Dulles International Airport at 4:50 PM EST.

“Booking Instructions:

“Booking for these flights will be conducted exclusively throughSaudia’s call center, which can be reached at 014 847 9748 and 014 849 9531 within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or by WhatApp at 055 673 3500.?Tickets will be available to U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents of the United States (LPRs), and other foreign nationals. All travelers must be appropriately documented to enter to the United States.”

To read the full text of the alert please click here.

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