Direct flights resume between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

As relations between Saudi Arabia and Qatar normalised in the wake of the outcome of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit, direct flights have also been resumed between the two countries 

Al Jazeera reportedThe first commercial flight between Qatar and the kingdom in three and a half years, a Qatar Airways service to Riyadh, took off from Doha at 10:45 GMT. 

Qatar airways tweeted before the flight took off that “ Passengers at @HIAQatar  are now boarding #QatarAirways first flight to #Riyadh, #SaudiArabia after the reopening of borders”. 

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