Cairo: Egypt’s nationwide provider, EgyptAir, has reported it will fly to Saudi Arabia to bring back home Egyptians stranded there amid vacation limits prompted by the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.

Saudi Arabia Monday prolonged suspension of international flights for one far more 7 days as element of steps to avoid the spread of a new strain of COVID-19.

Nevertheless, the Saudi Standard Authority of Civil Aviation has allowed airlines running in the kingdom to function flights to transportation non-Saudi travellers to exterior the kingdom.

EgyptAir head Rushdy Zakaria explained that the airline will fly to Saudi Arabia to have Egyptians stranded there. “The planes will fly without any travellers from Cairo to convey back again passengers from there right after the kingdom has authorized entry of aircraft to carry non-Saudis only,” he explained.

“There will be no maximize in ticket selling prices to compensate the vacant flights,” Zakaria additional.

EgyptAir will also resume flights with Oman, which mentioned it will close a 7 days-extended closure of its land, air and sea borders as of Tuesday.

Oman has produced PCR tests required for all travellers arriving in the Sultanate.

“Every passenger will have to do a PCR check for the coronavirus and have a damaging final result 72 hours just before journey at most,” Zakaria told Egyptian personal tv Al Hadath Al Youm Monday night time. The flights are thanks to work nowadays.