Special restrictions

The information below is provided as an advisory and is subject to change without notice. Please review current flight restrictions before you travel or talk to our Travel Experts for more.

Haj visa holders

Haj visa holders may only arrive at and depart from the specially designated Haj Terminals, which are different from the terminals for regular flights. Haj visa holders are further advised to maintain a minimum connecting time of 5 hours between their arrival in Saudi Arabia and their onward flight to Madinah.

Travel may ONLY be permitted on flights such FlyDubai 7000-7999 which arrive at and depart from the specially designated Haj Terminals.

Umrah visa holders

Umrah visa holders may only arrive at and depart from Jeddah, Madinah and Yanbu airports without passing through any other airports in Saudi Arabia.

Travel may ONLY be permitted on flights such FlyDubai 7000-7999 which arrive at and depart from the specially designated Haj Terminals.

Saudi Arabian citizens and all other travelers

Saudi Arabian citizens and all other travelers may only arrive at and depart from the terminals for regular flights, which is different from the specially designated Haj Terminals.

Travel may NOT be permitted on flights such as FlyDubai 7000-7999 which arrive at and depart from the specially designated Haj Terminals.

Travel restrictions

Muslims who are Non-GCC nationals, cannot travel to Jeddah and Madinah on Business, Visit, or Tourist Visa from 24 July 2017 to 02 September 2017.

If you are travelling to perform Hajj, you must travel into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia between 24 July 2017 to 26 August 2017.