India’s national carrier Air India has announced that it will be providing priority assistance to nationals affected by the new Saudi labor laws.
The carrier’s management has announced that it will be setting up special counters in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam to assist nationals being sent back home.
With the end of grace period on Nov. 3, many illegal expatriates who have obtained their travel documents are returning to India.
Prabhu Chandran, manager of Air India in Riyadh, told Arab News on Saturday: “We have set up special counters in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam to help nationals during their journey back home. Air India will provide services to passengers affected by the Kingdom’s new labor laws, irrespective of whether the flight is fully booked or not. There will be no extra charges for this preferential treatment, as these passengers will be assisted according to the fares available in the system.”
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