The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) issued travel guidelines for domestic flights in Saudi Arabia, which are set to resume on Sunday.
Here is what changed and the precautionary measures to take:
- The Kingdom’s 28 airports are equipped with sterilizers and installed glass shields at check-in points.
- Airline crew and airport staff have all went through medical exams and alll are wearing masks and gloves.
- Ticket counters at airports will remain closed
- Passengers must share their medical information, especially if they’re experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms.
- Electronic payments to book tickets are preferred
- Before entering the airport premises, travelers should have their hands sanitized and must be wearing a mask and gloves at all times.
- Travelers need to be at the airport two hours before their flight departure to walk through a thermal check.
- Carry-on luggage is limited to one piece per person and social distancing is maintained by special stickers on the ground.
- Accompanying travelers is limited to senior citizens and people with disabilities.
- Airports will be cleaned every three hours and planes will be disinfected after each flight
- In the plane, there will be a seat empty between passengers and using cash payments for on board purchase isn’t recommended.
Stay safe everyone!