Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways flies over Saudi Arabia 1st time after blockade

Qatar Airways has started rerouting flights to pass through Saudi Arabia airspace after the two countries agreed to lift the border blockade....


Saudi Arabia and Qatar agree to lift border blockade

Saudi Arabia will reopen borders to Qatar, easing the years-long diplomatic tensions between the Gulf countries....


Saudi Arabia extends international entry ban, applies exceptions

Saudi Arabia extends the ban for international air operations, but allows non-citizens to leave the country....


Saudi Arabia bans international flights, land & seaport operations

Saudi Arabia banned all international flights and plans to suspend entry via all land and seaports due to the threat of the new COVID-19 virus mutation.  ...


USAF F-15E fighters to use recycled wings from Saudi F-15S

As the Saudi Air Force planned to scrap the wings of 66 F-15S fighters being converted to the SA standard, the U.S. Air Force stepped in to acquire the parts....


Saudia paints 3 jets in unique liveries to promote G20 summit

Saudi Arabian Airlines painted a Boeing 787-9, a Boeing 777-300ER and an Airbus A320 in special liveries promoting the virtually-held G20 summit....


BREAKING | First commercial flight between Israel & UAE takes off

The long-anticipated direct flight between Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi took off at 11:21 local time, carrying government officials aboard El Al Boeing 737-900 dubbed “Peace Plane”....


Qatar Airways demands $5 billion from blockading countries

Qatar Airways demanded $5 billion from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt as compensation for the blockade they have imposed on the country of Qatar, preventing the carrier from using their airspace....


Ethiopian Airlines resumes Cameroon & Saudi Arabia flight routes

As of July 16, Ethiopian Airlines will recommence its flight routes to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia‘s capital and to Jeddah, the country‘s commercial center. This comes after the carrier resumed its passenger...


UN top court rules in favor of Qatar over blockade dispute

The International Court of Justice, the highest court of the United Nations, ruled in favor of Qatar in a quarrel opposing the country to Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt. The neighboring countries that imposed a full blockade on Qatar since 2017 will now be judged by the International Civil Aviation Authority Council....