Posted by : Aahil Shaik Saturday, April 18, 2020
Reports of Saudi Airlines resuming flight operations Denied
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has denied the recent reports of expected timeline of the airline to operate flights on schedule as usual as per the report of Saudi Gazette.
Earlier it was in news that, Saudi does not expect flight operations to return to normal until the year end and the airlines has asked some cabin crew employees to suspend their contracts until then. Saudi Airlines now clears that it was message to staff, on which the report was based, it was out of context. See Also : Expats are our guests, their welfare and safety is our responsibility
- The airline has sent mails to the cabin crew members in which the airline requested them to suspend their contracts from this month until the end of the year 2020.
- The Minister of Transport said it is too early to expect a specific date on resuming flights and lifting restrictions on air transport. He said the efforts are from the Health sector to confront the spread of Corona, The government gives the health sector highest priority in this critical time. Read : Up to 10,000 Riyals fines for violating Workers housing rules
- Saudi Arabia has suspended all international flights and the pilgrimages of Umrah and Hajj or the flights to Makkah and Madina, which was a major source of the foreign visitors to the country.