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Time attendance at the airport


The time required for the passengers to attend at the airport to end their travel procedures is before (3 hours) ahead of the scheduled departure of international flights and before (2 hours) ahead of the scheduled domestic flights.


Traveling on some flights requires passengers to attend at the airport well in advance to terminate the travel procedures for operational and security requirements. Therefore, please make sure of your flight schedule during the booking arrangements such as (flights to the United States of America).


Passengers sites acceptance


Saudi Arabian Airlines allocated counters to serve passengers traveling on First, Business and Guest Classes, it also provides devices for self-service issuance of boarding passes.


At the end of your action through self-service devices and in case you are carrying baggage, please proceed to the nearest counter to end baggage acceptance procedures.


Time presence at the boarding gates


Passengers should proceed immediately to their assigned boarding gate after ending their traveling procedures. Failure to do so may result in missing their flight or the removal of their luggage from onboard of the aircraft.


Boarding Gates shall be closed (20 minutes) for international flights and (15 minutes) for domestic flights before the scheduled time of departure.


Please note that in some airports, presence time for boarding is determined at the gates.


Closing time flights


  • Check-in counters shall be closed for check-in not later than one hours for international flights and 45 minutes for domestic flights before the scheduled time of departure.
  • At some stations local authorities, facilities and security measures may require to determine opening and closing time for their flights.


Hosting lounges


Saudi Arabian Airlines offers Alfursan Golden Lounges to host passengers traveling on First and Business Class as well as Gold and Silver Alfursan card holders. This service is offered at all major airports in the Kingdom or in other airports where they are hosting these categories according to the existing lounges.

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