Eid travel plans? Emirates is adding additional flights from these cities in Saudi

The airline is adding 38 additional flights across six cities in the GCC… 

It’s set to be a four-day weekend for Eid Al Fitr and Emirates airline is expecting over 110,000 travellers to board their flights across the region for the holiday.

To meet the high travel demand, the airline has announced it will be increasing the number of flights to and from Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah, Medina, Kuwait, and Beirut to connect holiday-goers to their favourite destinations.

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Between April 19 and April 28, Emirates will be adding four extra flights between Dubai and Riyadh, as well as operating three daily A380s and six additional flights to Jeddah between April 20 and April 25.

Emirates will also be boosting its Dammam flights from 18 to 21 weekly between April 20 and May 31, plus 16 additional flights to and from Medina in the month of April.

Over in Kuwait, there will be an additional eight flights between April 20 and April 27 and finally, there will be one extra flight to Beirut on Sunday, April 23.

When is Eid Al Fitr 2023?

On Monday, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development announced the public holiday dates for Eid Al Fitr 2023 for the private sector.

The ministry confirmed in a tweet that the four-day Eid break will begin on Friday, April 21 until Monday, April 24 for all private and non-profit employees. Normal working hours will commence on Tuesday, April 25.

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