Saudia Becomes First Airline to Offer ‘Your Ticket Your Visa’ Service
Saudi Arabia’s national flag carrier, SAUDIA, has announced the launch of ‘Your Ticket Your Visa’. A first-of-its-kind service, it will make it even easier for guests to access the Kingdom through a digital integration system that links transit visas and air tickets.
The ‘Your Ticket Your Visa’ service was introduced in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Home Affairs, Hajj and Umrah Ministry, Pilgrim Service Programme, and Saudi Arabian Tourism Authority.
Covering all international airports in the Kingdom, this new service allows guests to stay in the Kingdom for up to 96 hours, during which time they can move around the Kingdom and perform Umrah. Digital integration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs facilitates issuance of transit visas, linked to flight his tickets within 3 minutes.
Captain Ibrahim Koshy, CEO of SAUDIA, said: This is a testament to SAUDIA’s commitment to supporting the Kingdom’s strategic goal of reaching 100 million visits by 2030, strengthening its position as a hub connecting East and West, while meeting the growing number of transit passengers. I am sure it will have a positive impact. The new service will also encourage passengers to perform Umrah, visit key destinations and participate in events and Saudi Arabian seasons. ”
The launch of the new service will facilitate Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport to play a role in the region by facilitating travel procedures in cooperation with Jeddah Airport, facilitating SAUDIA’s flights departing from east to west. It is in line with SAUDIA’s commitment to strengthen. We are working with the Saudi Tourism Authority to offer incentive packages to those who want to benefit from the “Your Ticket Your Visa” service.
The “Your Ticket Your Visa” service is part of the digital services offered by SAUDIA via its website and smart applications, which are constantly evolving to facilitate and simplify travel procedures and transform after-sales services.
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