Before Traveling Procedures


  • Your early presence at the airport makes finding seats next to your family members an easier task. In all cases, Passengers on Domestic flights must be at the airport 2 hours prior to the scheduled departure, and Passengers on International flights must be at the airport 3 hours prior to the scheduled departure.
  • In the case where a special service or assistance is required, for example: unaccompanied minors, special travel needs, seniors, and families; you must coordinate with the Saudi Arabian Airline Staff at the airport to complete the necessary procedures to enable us to provide you with these services.
  • Ask our staff about the special counters available for special need passengers to complete the check-in procedures
  • Make sure your name and address is place securely on and inside your luggage
  • Make sure you remove all old stickers and tags from your luggage
  • For your safety, keep your baggage in your custody
  • Do not accept any baggage or parcels from any person you do not trust. By doing so, you may be placing your self and others in danger
  • Make sure that all your luggage is securely fasten.
  • Check-in for domestic routes will be closed 45 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.
  • Check-in for International flights will be closed 1 hour prior to the scheduled departure.
  • Departure gates on domestic routes will be closed 15 minutes before the scheduled departure.
  • Departure gates on International routes will be closed 20 minutes before the scheduled departure.